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Meet the Team

Stepnen and Marlo

Stephen M. Cabral

Stephen began showing dogs in 1975 at the age of 13. His first dog was a german shepherd. The Cabral Family switched to Dalmatians a few years later and founded Briarfield Dalmatians. The Cabral family has shown and bred Dalmatians for about 27 years.

Stephen apprenticed as a professional handlers assistant for 11 years. He trained under top professional handlers like Mike Shae, Dan Sackos, Linda Orlando-Grahan and Marna Pearson. He has gained valuable insight and knowledge from top handlers like Woody Wornall, Joe Waterman, John Brown, and Art Montoya.

Stephen Turned Professional in 1986. In past the 27 years, Stephen has won multiple Best in Shows and has campaigned at least one “Top 10 Dog” in each of those years. Stephen also shows and competes at the World Dog Shows and has competed in over 10 Countries with multiple Best in Shows.

Stephen Holds a B.S. degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of La Verne and is a licensed Radiological Technologist and business owner. Stephen was the C.E.O. for various large Medical Groups in Southern California.


Show Assistants

Gary Wingate


  Tammy Romatko