Dog's Name
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  Owner Annette Oldham
 BackgroundDiesel is an intact male born in August 2011.  He was evaluated at the age of three.  He lives with his owner on a farm where he works with sheep and cattle.  His owner likes his temperament and his good "on and of-f" switch.
 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock readily.

Herding Style:  Gathering (Naturally attempts to head/off move to handler)

Power-Dog's Presence on Stock:  Livestock generally respects dog

Work Ethic:  Controls appropriately without undo stress to stock

Biddability:  Very responsive to guidance

Approach-Preferred Distance Off Stock:  Adjusts as necessary

Eye:  Loose (upright posture, less intense focus)

Bark:  Barks for stubborn stock

Bite-Frequency:  Seldom

Bite-Location:  Heel

Bite-Appropriateness:  As needed

Bite-Intensity:  Adjusts as needed

Orientation:  Primarily interested in stock

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home

Patrol:  Rarely

Warning:  Ignores unusual situations

Defense of Property:  Doesn't attach much importance to owner's property

Tracking Ability:  Rarely tracks

Pest Control:  Shows little interest in pest control

Attitude Towards Newborn Stock: Gently protective nature

 Summary of Structure
Diesel is of average build with a long tail.  His coat is low maintenance which doesn't mat easily.  He is very fast with smooth and effortless movement.  He has exceptional jumping ability.  Diesel has a scissor bite.
 Summary of Temperament
Diesel is confident, friendly and mild mannered around unfamiliar adults.  He is independent, but affectionate towards his human family.  He has a calm and steady disposition.


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