Join or Renew ARTA Memberships for 2018 Today

Please follow the fee schedule in the membership application. You can pay-pal and e-mail your application for faster processing, but we must receive a hard copy of the application as well.

Breeders that are members of ARTA will have their kennel advertisement placed on the ARTA web page (at their request) so people can have access to reputable ARTA breeders.

ARTA wants to promote our breeders and our breed.

ARTA wants to welcome new members so we can move forward in a positive environment, all working as one.

For more information go to the ARTA web page and contact an officer. Come join us.


ARTA has halved the membership fee to join the club for the remainder of 2015.  This is a one time deal.

ARTA is offering discounted membership for the remainder of the year!

This offer is a one-time-deal for new members or old members who have allowed their membership to lapse.

$10 Full Membership, with voting rights.  JOIN NOW!

See how you can help us support the breed we love…. be involved… be a part of the breed club!

If you need any more info you can talk with our great Membership Secretary Linda Lee via email at

Marshall, TX
(Held in conjunction with the United Dog Owners Group* including Total Dog/Total Junior and Performance Events Trials & Shows)
Dec 12; Linda Hughes JS RAT Entries 10:30-11:30 am Show to follow the U-DOG event NLC: Stud Dog, Brood Bitch, Veteran, *Total Dog/Total Junior
DOS $25; JS no charge; NLC $10; PE $20, ARTA Member $15 received by December 7, 2015
Marshall City Arena, 3310 Poplar St 75672 (903) 935-4504; from Dallas TX or Shreveport LA, take I-20 to Marshall, exit 617. Go north on Hwy 59 for 5 miles. Turn right on to Poplar St. (1st light past Lowe’s). Arena is 2 miles down on the right. A long driveway. From Houston, take Hwy 59 N to Marshall. Turn right on Poplar St. From Texarkana, take Hwy 59 S to Marshall. Turn left onto Poplar St (1st light after Chili’s).
Chairperson: Debbie Holmes (903) 407-7138
Event Secretary (CN/OB/RO): Amanda Hill, 1939 Driskell Bridge Rd, Harleton TX 75651 (903) 720-1889

2015 ARTA NATIONAL BEST OF BREED was awarded to UCD UAGI URO3 GRCH Raganrat’s Quintessential Q CM RA AX AXJ NF under Honorable Judge Roland Pelland. “Q” is also a titled performance dog in Rally, Obedience and Agility in AKC and UKC and is also a conformation Grand Champion in AKC.

Bred by and owned by Darice Ragan, co-owner Harriett Browne.

Q wins NBOB


Full Results:
Male Puppy/Best Male – Raganrat Rocky Top – Helen Aiken/Darice Ragan
Female Puppy/Best Female – Raganrat Kiss Me Kate@Becbod – Becky Gomes-Bodner/Darice Ragan
CH – CH Raganrat-N-Vogue Strike A Pose – Erin Maize& Darice Ragan
RCH – CH Raganrats Sarge In Charge – Darice Ragan
HM – CH Raganrats Pinto Princess – Darice Ragan
GRCH-  GRCH Raganrat’s Quintessential Q – Darice Ragan/Harriet Browne
HM – GRCH Warren MTN Cupids Flying Eros – Chris Hunter/Richard Hunter/Meta French
HM – GRCH Trimarks Ur The 1 Riverridge – Patricia Smith/Barbara Trammel
National BOB – GRCH Raganrat’s Quintessential Q – Darice Ragan/Harriet Browne

Non-Licensed Puppy Male/Best Puppy- Raganrat I Am A Conqueror-Darice Ragan


The Paypal form for placing a breeder ad is now up on the Breeder List page.