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 Dog's Name
Zazzie Gender
 Female
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  OwnerTodd & Shirley Christopher
 BackgroundZazzie is a spade, black and tan female born in 2012 and evaluated at the age of one year.  She lives on a farm in Washington where she works with horses.  Her owners love her loyalty, intellect, and eagerness to learn. They would like to see her be less stubborn.
 Summary of Working Traits

Herding Drive:  Works livestock, but easily discouraged.

Herding Style:  Gathering (Naturally attemps to head/off move to handler).

Power:  Livestock generally respects dog.

Stock Ethic:  Fails to control stock

Responsiveness/Biddability:  Somewhat responsive to guidance.

Approach:  Adjusts as necessary.

Eye:  Medium.

Bark:  Works silently.

Bite Frequency:  Sometimes.

Bite Location:  Heel.

Bite Appropriateness:  As needed.

Orientation:  Livestock second to owner.

Territoriality:  Respects boundaries, stays home. 

Patrol:  Does not patrol territory.

Warning:  Always barks at unusual situations.

Defense of Property:  Diligently protects owner's property.

Tracking Ability:  Does not track.

Pest Control:  No interest in pest control.

Attitude Towards Newborn Stock:  Gentle and/or protective nature.

 

 Summary of Structure
Zazzie is light and leggy with a long tail.  She has smooth, effortless movement with very fast speed. She has average maneuverability and average jumping ability.  Zazzie has a low maintenance coat that doesn't mat easily.  Owner is unsure of her bite.
 Summary of Temperament
Around unfamiliar adults, Zazzie has a confident, friendly and mild behavior.  She is devoted, watchful, and affectionate to her human family.  She has a very active lifestyle on the farm.  Zazzie's disposition is very calm, impulsive, reactive, and soft.

 

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