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 Dog's Name
Diesel
 Gender
 Male
 Pedigree link

  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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