Meet the Keygolde Schnauzers


Irene, Multi Ch. Keygolde Rosemont v Blackhawk, PT has taken over as "Princess" of the house. She is the spitting image of her mother (Gena) with more bone and mischievous attitude. (BISS Ch. Charisma Ali Baba, CD, RN, CGC, HT v Multi Ch. Cortaillod Umbria, CGC, PT, JHD September 2004)

Mae, Keygolde Mae West, will begin her Conformation career in 2009 and in the mean time is enjoying her puppyhood and social outings. (Multi Ch. Cortaillod Kenai, VD1 v Multi Ch. Keygolde Rosemont v Blackhawk, PT April 2008)

Flynn, this handsome boy may be destined for more than one ring in the future.

Tenaya lives up to her name sake "Tenaya Creek" in Yosemite National Park. Beautiful and constantly in motion.

Maverick is by far, the most low key Standard Schnauzer you will ever meet!

Lil   Lil is living up to her name in the Conformation show ring and is "red hot" as a Special for such a young girl.

Reese   Reese is following in her father's footsteps and demonstrating that it is not just Border Collies who can be great athletes.


Sieger   began his show career in the Junior Puppy competition of the International All Breed Canine Association (IABCA) shows. He won First in the Puppy Working Groups and went on to win Best Owner Handler Puppy in Show and also Reserve Best Puppy in Show. He continued his role at the AKC shows in September, earning his majors in his first two days of showing. Ch. RBIS INTCh, KEYGOLDE RUNNING AGAINST THE WIND,RATN, TKP, CGC, CGCA" (Sieger) has several planned breeding in 2019 to outside kennel bitches. Please contact us for additional information.

Levi   Filling in for his Aunt Reese, with The Pacific Pups, Flyball Team out of the San Jose area of Northern California, he has taken to the sport of Flyball and ran for his Top Flight title at his very first United Flyball League International, Inc. (U-FLI) tournament --- he is also working on his Barn Hunt skills for the winter months.
Nationally Ranked Top 5 Standard Schnauzer in the sport of Flyball.

Brigid   Started her Conformation show career in October 2017 at the Northern California Standard Schnauzer regional specialty, she will compete in earnest in 2018.

Flyboy   A future security alert dog — he has already earned his stripes, awakening his family two hours ahead of the evacuation orders during the October 2017, devastating Santa Rosa, California fires. His family got out safe and sound as the fire got within a mile of his home.

Kenai   Many thanks to the photographers: Beth Babos, Nancy Soelke, and Bob Bedford for sharing their talents with us.

Our Foundation Dogs / Over the Rainbow Bridge

Senate is KeyGolde's #1 Stud dog. He is also known as Multi Ch. Cortaillod Kenai, Verstility Dog I. Senate has far exceeded his goals in the Conformation rings with Working Group Wins and Placements and in the Performance and Companion arenas earning Versatility Dog recognition in 2006 for his work in Obedience, Rally and in the Herding Pens. (Am./Can. Ch. Cortaillod Sparta v Can Ch. Charisma Orinioco, May, 2000)

Gena was our Foundation Bitch. Her official title is Multi Ch. Cortaillod Umbria, CGC, PT, JHD. She is a Leading Producer for our breed. Gena now lives in Sacramento and is working on her Tracking and K9 Nanny prowess. (Mulit Country Ch. Oakwood Cortaillod Schooner v Charisma Glenlivet, November 2001)

Tank, Multi Ch. Keygolde BrynMawr v Blackhawk, CGCA, PT, RN. With sister, Irene, they are often referred to as "the evil twins". He is working in Obedience and Rally and Fly-ball while we selectively show him as a Special him in the Conformation rings. (BISS Ch. Charisma Ali Baba, CD, RN, CGC, HT v Multi Ch. Cortaillod Umbria, CGC, PT, JHD September 2004)

Pepper, Champage Pepper vd Keygolde, UD, RAE5, TDI, CGC has become a performance phenom in Southern California. She has earned High in Trial recognition in both the Southern California and Northern California Regional Specialties since 2005. , Southern California Standard Schnauzer Club Odedience dog of the Year 2005, Standard Schnauzer Club Open Obedience dog of the Year 2007. We are most proud of her work as a Therapy Dog when she is not out "wowing" the crowd in Obedience. (Multi Ch. Cortaillod Kenai, VDI v Ch. Luja's Champage Bubbles, May 2004)

Sophie   Our first non-cropped Conformation champion is showing in the mid-west and doing well representing the Keygolde family in new territory.