Dog's Name
 Gregory's Sandy Forest Ada
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 ESCR-996 Owned By
 Virginia Gregory
 Background   Ada is an intact sable/white female, born January 2010 and evaluated at 2 years of age.  She lives on a farm with horses, mini-donkeys and poultry. 

Ada is very attentive and easy to direct.  She is eager to please and very gentle with smaller creatures.  She can be wary of strange men.
 Summary of Working Traits

   Herding drive - works readily when needed
Herding style - balanced, will gather or drive as needed without obvious preference

Power - livestock generally respect Ada
Stock Ethic - maintains control appropriately, without causing undue stress
Work Ethic - stays with job, maintains focus

Responsiveness, biddability - improving all the time (with maturity), to the point that now she is generally very responsive to guidance and control

Approach - moderately wide
"Eye" - medium, upright and free-moving with some intensity
Bark -- mostly silent, will force bark on occasion

Bite - not evaluated

Orientation - livestock come second to owner
Territoriality - respects boundaries, stays at home
Patrol - patrols property regularly
Warning - always barks to warn of unusual situations
Defense of property - staunchly defends owner's property from people and dogs
Defense of people - protects owner
Tracking ability - good
Predators - will always drive off predators
Attitude towards newborn livestock - gentle with small animals
Pest control - will hunt rodents

 Summary of Structure
   Ada has an average build with a long tail and correct, scissors bite.  She is very fast with excellent agility and exceptional jumping ability.  Her coat is of good quality, and low maintenance.
 Summary of Temperament
   Ada is somewhat suspicious of strangers, particularly men, and prefers to avoid them if they come on too strong.  She is very devoted and affectionate with family.  She is an alert, responsive dog, and generally calm and steady in disposition.

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