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Breeder of Merit

We are located in the foothills of the Pacific Northwest's Mount Rainier area of Puget Sound, within a beautiful hours drive from either Seattle or Tacoma in Washington State. Established in the breed in 1994, Covington has bred & owned over 100 Titled Dogs, including  the #1 Agility Cavalier in the Nation, 22 CKCSC-USA Champions, 57 AKC Champions, 3 AKC Grand Champions, 2 English Champions, 2 CKCSC-USA  ROMS, 2 AKC ROMS & ranked in top 10 all-time breeder of CKCSC-USA Champions. Covington is recognized in the 2011 international publication The World of Cavaliers as one of the 6 most significant Cavalier Kennels in the United States. If you would like additional information about us, our Cavaliers and puppies, please feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail. We would love to talk "Cavalier" with you.  Please enjoy our website.

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Show Ring Spotlight





Announcing Covington's 20th

Granddaughter of CKCSC-USA 2002 National Specialty Best In Show winner CKCSC-USA & AKC Ch. Covington Kiss This, daughter of CKCSC-USA & AKC Ch. Covington PayDirt.

MACH7 Covington Cashmere C-RA

MACH4 Covington Cashmere C-RA



2010 & 2011 top-agility Cavalier (AKC agility MACH competition & AKC Agilitity Invitational competition)

Owned and trained by Nancy Latthitham, bred by Covington

Covington News

March 24, 2013

Congratulations to Allyson Gonyo & Covington Javier on your  BOW  on your first show together, Oakland Kennel Club, Judge Wanda Spediacci.

March 17, 2013

Thank you Sharon Macy for holding such a lovely & appropriate celebration of life for one of our breeds matriachs Marian Oxenham  I got my first brood bitch, Raymar Friendly Persuasion ROM from Marian in 1996.  "Islip" produced many Covington Champions & is behind not only many Covington dogs but great breeding programs that others have established.  Thank You Marian, you will be missed. It was a great turn out with lots of fun memories.    

March 9 -10, 2013

This weekend I attended the AKC Judges Intitute seminar held in conjunction with the Seattle Kennel Club Dog show in preperation to apply for my AKC Judging permit.  Lots of great information on the sport of purebred dogs.

March 9, 2013

Cassie & Nancy achieve "MACH 7" Covington Cashmere- Owned by Nancy Latthitham.  #1 Agility Cavalier in the Nation. Cassie finished #1 in 2010 & 2011. HUGE congratulations to Nancy & her Cassie girl! An amazing comittment to the Sport of Purebred dogs.

February 23, 2013

First time out, Covington Javier wins Winners Dog at the Oregon Specialty under breeder judge Karen Mills-Heron. Now co-owned & presented by Allyson Gonyo. (Rosscrea Tarantino X Covington Bling Bling)


February 23, 2013

First time out at 9 Mo's, Covington Morgana, co-owned & presented by Carla Mathies wins WB at the Linn County All Breed under Daryle Vice & Best Puppy & RWB at the Oregon Cavalier Specialty under breeder judge Karen Mills- Heron.  (Rosscrea Tarantino X Covington Metallica)


February 17, 2013

RIP Carl, Covington Lennox Carlise, who we lost today at 16 yrs.Also from our first litter in 1996.  Carl is owned & loved by my niece Michelle Mohn who saved up her "Covington" gift cards from birthday's & Christmas & for helping out with dog chores & caring for puppies when she was 8 yrs old to buy her Carl. (I got the better deal!)  Thank you to the Jeff Mohn family for loving this little guy & giving him so many wonderful years. He was a true family member.

February 9, 2013

Nothing melts your heart like Butter. CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Covington Fancy Pants- who crossed over to the rainbow bridge far too early. Try as we will, life is not perfect. She however had the only life she wanted with her Amber (Short) Elbon who Butter adored since Amber came into her life & started showing her.  You broke her heart leaving too soon Butter but your life was always on your terms.


February 2013

Congratulation to Jennifer (& Louise) Roberts Espinosa on their winning weekend in Fresno at the Sun Maid Kennel Club Show, winning Winners dog both days with their young boy Covington Handsome Ransom.  

January 26, 2013

RIP Tori, Ch. Covington Lennox Victoria who leaves us for the rainbow bridge today at 16 yrs of age.  Born not only from our first litter but was the first born in the litter. Tori was owned & loved by my sister in law, Lisa Gerhart.  Thank you Lisa, Bubba & kids for your love of Tori & assuring her so many Golden Years.

December 31, 2012

To our very dear friends, made through the love of Cavaliers,  Anna Cauce & Susan Joslyn, we send our thoughts for healing hearts after the loss of their Harry.  Covington Windsor's Harry- who crosses the rainbow bridge at 15 1/2 yrs while resting in the arms of his favorite people. Harry is from our 2nd litter.  Sad way to bring in the new year but we celebrate his long happy life.

December 8,  2012

Brody New AKC Champion with 2 majors to his Championship & 2 majors towards his Grand Championship with selects in one weekend:  Covington Can't Touch This, co-owned & presented by Allyson Gonyo. (Covington Locked & Loaded X CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Covington A Touch Too Much)


October, 29 2012 

RIP to our beloved Ch. Covington Held For Ransom who we lost today at 14 1/2 yrs.  Herbie had a big influence here at Covington & was strong til the end.  His heart was still strong, his body just had enough.  His last day, still a good day. Thank You Jo Ann Carvil for letting us breed our Islip to your BJ Back To The Future to get this wonderful dog.

September 26, 2012

WELCOME TO COVINGTON from the UK to Gayhalo Blackjack "Jack" (Tri) & Gayhalo The Gambler "Kenny" (Blenheim). Ch. Angels Pride Love Vegas X Charnell Frolic,   Thank you David Moger & Sandra Ireland  (Gayhalo/Charnell- UK) for entrusting these beautiful boys to us here in the US.  


September 9, 2012 

Happy 12th Birthday to our 2002 National Specialty Winner, BISS, CKCSC-USA & AKC Ch. Covington Kiss This.  Wendy is co-owned & loved dearly by my good friend Adena Nolet.

August 30, 2012

Our  lovely Rosscrea Swingtime, CKCSC-USA's #1 Brood Bitch for 2011 with accumulated points from English, CKCSC-USA & AKC Ch,. Rosscrea Graceland & CKCSC-USA & AKC Ch. Rosscrea Summertime.  "Sophie" is 10 1/2 years old & remains heart clear.  Bred By Wendy Taylor, Rosscrea UK. Thank you Mary Newell for giving Sophie such a wonderful life in retirement.


August 2012

NEW AKC Champion Covington Parchement Perfect finished her Championship first time out after a 2 year break with a major win at the Nisqually Kennel Club show.  Thank you to Tara Schultz for finishing her & to Joey Berkau & Burk Huges for starting her. (CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Covington Preditor X Rhoyal Covington Winifred)


August 7, 2012

Happy 13th Birthday to our special girl, Ch. Covington Perpetual Bliss "Satin Payton"

July 12, 2012

Happy 10th Birthday to Covington's biggest "DIVA", ENGLISH, CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Rosscrea Bedazzled, Bred by Wendy Taylor, Rosscrea UK.  Still the most demanding of our Princess's.

June 19, 2012

Happy 13th Birthday to  two of Covington's most cherished.....CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Rosscrea High Society & AKC CH. Rosscrea Citizen Kane (now owned by Amber & Matt Elbon) Bred by Wendy Taylor, Rosscrea UK

January 15, 2012

NEW CKCSC-USA CHAMPION- ENG. & AKC CHAMPION ROSSCREA GRACELAND, finishes her  Club Championship today with a WB & RBIS at the COTW show in Woodland Hills, CA, under Breeder Judge Barbara Garnett Wilson.  Grace is Owned by Jennifer Fosters & Heidi Mohn.  Bred by Wendy Taylor.  Congratulations everyone.

December 18, 2011

NEW AKC CHAMPION & NEW AKC ROM:  AKC Ch. Covington True Blood, owned & presented by Allyson Gonyo co-owned by Susan Gonyo & Heidi Mohn, finishes his AKC Championship today,  shown just a few shows, at Long Beach Kennel Club under Judge Janie Bousek.  True Blood makes up the 10th AKC Champion & a new AKC ROM qualifier for CKCSC-USA & AKC CH. Covington PayDirt ROM. Congratulations & Thank You, Allyson & Susan on your  New Champion & my new ROM. 


December 10, 2011

NEW AKC CHAMPION- CKCSC-USA Ch. Covington This Kiss finishes her AKC Championship title today with 2 more majors over the weekend, finishing with 4 major wins. What a thrill & thanks to my "girlfriends" for the support over the weekend.  Willamette Toy Dog Fanciers, Judge Timothy Robbins & Greater Clark County Kennel Club, Judge Karen McFarlane.  

December 4, 2011

NEW CKCSC-USA CHAMPION- AKC Ch. Rosscrea Summertime. Thrilled to announce Summer's Club Championhip accompanied by 2 Best In Shows in Chattanooga Tennessee this weekend under Breeder Judges Kirstie McMurray- UK & Bob Whitney-US. Summer is owned & presented to perfection by Jennifer Fosters, co owned by Heidi Mohn. Congratulations &  Thank you to her breeder & my dear friend Wendy Taylor for sharing this beautiful bitch with us here in the US. 

October 9, 2011

COVINGTON'S 20TH CKCSC-USA CHAMPION - CKCSC-USA CH. Covington This Kiss, finishes her Club Championship in 2 consective show weekends, all under Specialty UK Breeder Judges, Dick Terry, Richard Newton & Bryan Claydon.
NEW CKCSC-USA ROM- AKC CH. Rosscrea Flying High-AKC ROM is now duel ROM'ed with the very coveted  CKCSC-USA ROM (Club-Register of Merit Award) at the CKCSC-USA National Specialty's Banquet Dinner for his 6 CKCSC-USA Champion "Covington" Progonay. We are thrilled for this achievement.  Thank you to my dear friend, Wendy Taylor, Rosscrea UK for allowing us the priviledge of owning this dog & incorporating him into our US breeding programs.