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 Dog's Name
Cimarron Ames  Gender
 Male
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Sire:  Cedar Creek Heidtman's Boss

Dam: Cimarron's Shelby 

  Owner Jordy Berger
 Background

Ames is an intact male born in July, 2015.  He lives on a farm in Indiana.  Ames has experience working dwarf goats, free-range poultry, and caged meat rabbits.  His owner likes that he is responsive to verbal commands, but would like to reduce the intensity of his prey drive. 

 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock readily 

Herding Style:  No preference

Power:  Livestock are intensely aware of dog

Stock Ethic:  Aggressive or rough asserting control of stock

Responsiveness,Biddability:  Very responsive to guidance

Approach:  Adjusts as necessary

Eye:  Medium (more intense concentration but upright)

Bark:  Barks for stubborn stock

Bite:  Sometimes, above hock, as needed

Bite Intensity:  Adjusts as needed 

Orientation:  Primarily interested in livestock

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home

Patrol:  Patrols territory

Warning:  Always barks to warn of unusual situations

Defense of Property:  Diligently protects owner's property

Pest Control:  Routinely hunts rodents, etc.

Attitude Towards Newborn Stock:  Gently protective nature

 Summary of Structure
Ames is broad and stocky with a long tail.  His movement is smooth, effortless, with very fast speed.  He has excellent ability to maneuver with average jumping ability.  His coat is low maintenance and doesn't mat easily. He has a scissor bite.
 Summary of TemperamentAmes is fairly confident towards (non-threatening) adults.  He is friendly, sociable and mild.  He is devoted, watchful, and affectionate towards his family members. His activity level is moderate.  His disposition is very calm, steady and soft.

 

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