|Sonkist is a small hobby kennel located in Southern California owned by Heather Scott (Hawkins).
Heather has been involved in Aussies since 1990, when she obtained her first aussie, a blue merle male
named Tyler (Country-Way's Beau Monde, akc CDX, asca CD, NA, CGC. Together. Heather and Tyler trained
and trialed in obedience, agility, and jr handling.
After Tyler retired due to health problems, she purchased Cooper in 1999 (AKC/ASCA CH Calais Skors of
Options, DNA-CP, PT, CGC) from Terri Morgan and Selena Poplin. After finishing his championships,
Cooper was limitedly specialed and ended the 04/05 show year as ASCA Merit Dog #27, and 05/06 ASCA
Merit Dog #17 and was invited both years to the ASCA National Specialty Conformation Invitational.
Cooper sired multiple Champions and lived his retirement in a wonderful home in Colorado until he
passed away in 2010.
Carlie (CH Calais In Tune With Carolina, DNA-CP) arrived in 2005, also from
Terri Morgan and Selena Poplin. She finished her ASCA Championship in February 2008 with three 5pt
mjrs and a 3pt mjr, three BOW, and two BOS wins. She is the producer of multiply ASCA Champion mjr
In 2007 we were blessed with a very special boy...Tucker (akc/asca CH Calais Carolina CallMeClassic,
dna-vp) is our gorgeous red merle male from Terri Morgan and Selena Poplin. He is by HOF ASCA/AKC CH
Carolina Bayshore Birdcage and out of ASCA/AKC CH Calais Carolina Mustang Sally, STDs (05/06 #1 ASCA
Merit Dog and winner of 2006 Conformation Invitational). He is a multiple BOB and BOS winner, finished
his ASCA Championship at 11 months of age, and his AKC Championship at 22 months of age. Tucker's first
ASCA Nationals was a dream come true. At just 22 months of age, he Premiered at two of the three
pre-shows, made the cut at the other pre-show, and assisted his mom Sal in winning a huge Brood Bitch
class!! Tucker's oldest offspring are just 10 months of age, with impressive puppy careers to their credit.
During his selective career as a stud dog, he has sired multiple Champion offspring, including BOB and
Premier CH winners. Tucker is retired now and spends his days basking in the sun and playing with his
Emmi (ASCA/AKC CH Carolina Calais On The Fly) joined Sonkist in late 2007...THANK YOU to Terri
Morgan, Selena Poplin, and Elizabeth Stibley for sending her to California!!! Emmi went WB at a pre-show
and WB/BOW at the WI ASCA Nationals in 2006 to finish her Championship, and won the Open Black Bitch
class at the 2006 USASA Natls. At the 2008 USASA Nationals she won Winners Bitch and an Award of Merit!!
In five short months of campaigning, Emmi went from an unranked champion to ASCA's Number 1 Intact
Conformation Merit Dog!! She had a terrific National Specialty in Vegas, winning Best Opp at the first
pre-show, Premiering at the other two pre-shows, finishing 2nd at the Intact Conformation Finals, and
winning Best Opposite at the 2008 ASCA National Specialty under SBJ Rick Gann. Emmi finished her
AKC Championship in January 2009 and in limited showing is a multiple AKC BOB winner. Emmi finished
the 2008/2009 ASCA show year as the #1 Intact Conformation Merit winner for the second year in a row, this
time with over 2400 points to her credit. Thank you to all of the judges who have made her show career
such a success!! Emmi has a very special place in my heart, and I'm forever grateful to my Calais/Carolina
family for allowing me to be owned by an amazing dog. We're honored to be nick-named "Calais/Carolina
West" (lol) - love ya guys!!
Heather has competed with and titled dogs in obedience, agility, and junior showmanship and garnered
multiple High In Trial, Best Junior Handler, Best of Breed, and Best In Specialty Show awards.
She had the privilege of coaching Andrew Martin, who went on to become a multiple 500 club member and
RJH winner at 2005 ASCA National Specialty. Heather served as the Adult Chair of the ASCA Jrs Committee,
offers dog training and handler training sessions on a limited basis. Heather enjoys giving back to a sport
that taught her the value of hard-work, dedication, and encouraged her love of Aussies.
In addition to handling her own dogs, Heather also shows a limited selection of client dogs in
ASCA conformation competition and gives handling lessons.
You'll also find Heather running two home-based businesses: Sonkist Designs - offering marketing and
communication services including website design and maintenance, business card, and ad services.
Heather is also a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant.
In 2014 Heather welcomed another great guy into the Sonkist family...she married Paul Scott. Heather
continues to attend select shows, with her own dogs and the occasional client dog, as well as promoting her
Mary Kay Cosmetics business while at the shows.
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Sonkist Australian Shepherds
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