Dog's Name
 Gibbes' Boot Scootin-Boogie
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  Owned By
 Gregg Gibbes
 BackgroundBoogie is a black/white female, born in December 2009 and evaluated at 2 years of age. She has some experience working beef cattle on her owner's farm.

Boogie's best qualities are her strong prey drive, outstanding athletic ability, and naturally protective nature. She can be opinionated at times (notice her age!) so a little more biddability and discipline would be appreciated!

 Summary of Working Traits
Keenness/ Drive -- works but easily discouraged
Style -- no preference for gathering vs driving
Power -- livestock generally respect Boogie

Stock Ethic -- typically aggressive or rough in asserting control (she works beef cattle)

Work Ethic -- easily discouraged, prone to quitting

Biddability -- may argue and resist guidance while working

Approach -- close
"Eye" -- medium
Bark -- works silently
Bite -- bites heels, soft mouth, bites readily (sometimes when not needed)

Orientation -- livestock come second to her owner
Territoriality -- frequently wanders off property
Patrol -- patrols constantly
Warning -- always barks to warn of unusual situations
Defense of property -- staunchly defends owner's property
Defense of people -- diligently protects owner, "watches your back"
Tracking ability -- good tracking ability
Predators -- drives off predators
Attitude towards newborns -- aggressive
Pest control -- routinely hunts rodents

 Summary of Structure
Boogie has an average build with a long tail and level bite. Her movement is smooth and effortless, with excellent speed, agility and exceptional jumping ability. Her coat is of good quality, requiring little maintenance
 Summary of Temperament
Boogie is wary and reserved with strangers, suspicious rather than welcoming. She is very devoted and watchful with family. She is not a busy dog. She is sensitive, responsive and fairly soft in nature

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