Ben Gathering Sheep (above:). Lexi Bringing in the cows (below).
Our dogs play a major role in our day to day operations and are huge assets in the work we do each day. All of our are well suited to the task at hand and each and every one of them has a full time job on the ranch. From gathering sheep from the grazing fields, to bringing in a lambing ewe or moving cow/calf pairs between pastures.
We believe that the best qualities in a dog should be trainability, dependability, and natural talent. All of our dogs have been selected for these qualities and it shows in their everyday working ability.
We are often working far enough away from our dogs that they need to be able to read the situation at hand. Being able to think for themselves is an incredible asset and often the reason that they are great replacements for most other ranch help. There is a difference in 'chasing' stock & 'working' stock. Most stock dogs can put the run on anything, but the good ones know how to follow direction and work with their handler as a team.
In addition to being very talented working dogs, our dogs are also members of our family. It is rare to find us out in the yard without some (or all!) of them nearby. They all exude excellent down-to-earth temperaments and are fantastic with children. They will gladly spend a day working in the field and then relax by our sides while we BBQ and visit with friends.
Our dogs are all useful stock dogs before breeding them is ever considered. We are very proud of our dogs and the puppies they produce. We strive to produce well rounded stock dogs that are intelligent, trainable, and healthy and that are also members of the family.
Our goal is to offer others the kind of dogs that we enjoy working with and hope that they give you as much enjoyment as they give us!