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 Dog's Name
Blue Moon's Autumn Sky of Green Mountain Gender
 Female
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Dam:  Wilson's Green Mountain Joy

Sire:  Wilson's Dunrovin Shep II 

  Owner Tamara Baughman
 Background

Sky is an intact female born in 2012 and living with her family on a farm in Tennessee.  She works with chickens, ducks, dairy goats, pigs, dairy and beef cattle.  She is very intuitive.  She is there when needed and has a strong, loving, protective nature.  Her owner would like to improve her herding ability and focus on the job.  

Sky herds with a closed mouth which she learned by being trained with chickens.  Chickens are her main job.  She watches the skies for hawks - keeping them away from flock and property.  She hunts rodents around barns and feed sheds.  Sky is a very outgoing, friendly dog to all people and a very good watchdog to livestock and property.

 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock, but easily discouraged

Herding Style:  Driving (Keeps stock grouped moving away from handler)

Power- a Dog's Presence on Stock:  Livestock intensely aware of dog

Ethic - Control Without Abusing Stock:  Controls appropriately without undo stress to stock

Biddaability-Responsiveness to Owner:  Very responsive to guidance

Approach-Preferred Distance off Stock:  Moderately wide

Eye:  Loose (upright posture, less intense focus)

Bark:  Barks for stubborn stock

Bite-Frequency:  Never

Orientation:  Livestock second to owner

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home

Patrol:  Constantly patrols terrotory

Warning:  Always barks at unusual situations

Defense of Property:  Diligently protects owner's property

Tracking Ability:  Will tract by scent to prey

Pest Control:  Routinely hunts rodents, etc.

Attitude Towards Newborn Stock:  Gently protective nature

 Summary of Structure

Sky is average build with a long tail.  Her movement is smooth and effortless with a moderately fast speed. She has excellent agility to maneuver with average jumping ability.  Sky's coat is low maintenance that doesn't mat easily.  She has a scissor bite.  

 Summary of Temperament
Sky is confident, friendly ,interested and mild towards unfamiliar adults.  She is devoted, watchful and affectionate towards her human family.  Her activity is low.  Sky has a very calm, steady and soft disposition.

 

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