Dog's Name
Partlow's Plain Jane
 Pedigree link
Partlow's Buster Brown X Caledonia Holly B Nice
  Owner Quinn Berry
 BackgroundJane is a tri-colored, intact female, born in December of 2008.  At the time of evaluation, she was five-years old.  She lives with her family on a farm in Iowa where she works with sheep, horses and sometimes a couple of steers.  Her owner thinks she's the best dog he has ever owned.  She's smart, honest, hardworking, and stays out of trouble.  She is a very well balanced dog and is devoted to her owner.  Her owner would like to see Jane have a bit more presence with livestock.
 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock readily.

Herding Style:  No preference.

Power:  Livestock generally respects dog.

Work Ethic:  Controls appropriately without undo stress to stock.

Biddability-Responsiveness to Owner:  Very responsive to guidance.

Approach-Preferred Distance Off Stock:  Moderately wide.

Eye:  Medium (more intense concentration, but upright).

Bark:  Barks for stubborn stock.

Bite-Frequency:  Seldom.

Bite-Location:  None.

Bite-Appropriateness:  Reluctantly-when needed.

Bite-Intensity:  Soft bite.

Orientation:  Livestock second to owner.

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home.

Patrol:  Routinely patrols territory.

Warning:  Always barks at unusual situations.

Defense of Property:  Defends 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
Jane has a light, leggy build with a long tail.  Her movement is smooth and effortless with very fast speed and excellent agility and gravity defying jumping ability.  Her coat is low maintenance and she has a scissor bite.
 Summary of Temperament
.Jane is confident, interested, and friendly to unfamiliar adults.  She is affectionate, devoted and watchful of her human family.  She is very active and has a calm and very steady disposition.


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