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 Dog's Name
Green Mountain's Prince Charming
 Gender
 Male
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Dam:  Gibbes' Boot Scootin Boogie

Sire:  Gibbes' Good Ole Boy

  Owner Savannah Curtis
 Background

Prince is a two-year old intact male living with his owner in North Carolina.  He works with sheep ducks as well as horses at his home.  His owner thinks he's a wonderful dog who is very biddable, expressive and in tune to what you ask of him.  Prince is friendly, understanding, and adjusts to new situations and people or other dogs easily.  Everyone who meets him falls in love with his temperament.  His owner thinks Prince is a wonderful example of the English Shepherd breed with an amazing disposition and natural traits true to the breed.

Prince's owner would like for him to bark less at night (he thinks he's just doing his duty to patrol)and lessen his drive towards moving vehicles (dirt bikes, 4-wheelers, etc.)

 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock readily

Herding Style:  No Preference

Power-A Dog's Presence On Stock:  Livestock intensely aware of dog

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

Biddability-Responsiveness to Owner:  Somewhat responsive to guidance

 

Approach-Preferred Distance Off Stock:  Adjusts as necessary

Eye:  Medium (more intense concentration but upright)

Bark:  Barks for stubborn stock

Bite-Frequency:  Seldom

Bite-Location:  Heel

Bite-Appropriateness:  As needed

Bite-Intensity:  Adjusts as needed

Unable to Evaluate Bite:  No

Orientation:  Primarily interested in livestock

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home

Patrol:  Patrols territory

Warning:  Barks to warn of unusual situations

Defense of Property:  Defends owner's property

Tracking Ability:  Will track by scent and find prey

Pest Control:  Routinely hunts rodents

Attitude Towards Newborn Stock:  Shows gentle and/or protective nature

 

 Summary of Structure
Prince is average build with a long tail.  His movement is smooth and effortless with very fast speed.  He has excellent agility and average jumping ability.  His coats is low maintenance, good quality and he has a level bite.
 Summary of Temperament
Prince is fairly confident, friendly and mild towards unfamiliar (non-threatening) adults.  He is devoted, watchful and affectionate towards his family members.  He has a very active activity level.  Prince has a fairly calm, slightly impulsive disposition. 

 

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