Dog's Name
 McCall's Ringo
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  Owned By
 James & Lynda McCall
 Background   Ringo is an intact tricolor male born June 24, 2004. He works everyday on the McCall farm with cattle.

Ringo is always ready to please. He is not hardheaded, nor does he have his own agenda. His main goal is to please his master, which is evidenced by when the McCalls show him a new task, he will do it upon understanding their request.
 Summary of Working Traits
Keenness/ Drive -- works readily when needed
Style -- will drive or gather depending on circumstances
Power -- powerful; livestock are aware of and respect Ringo at all times

Stock Ethic -- maintains control without causing undue stress
Work Ethic -- good focus, stays with job; able to work independently as needed

Biddability -- very responsive to guidance, control
Approach -- moderately wide, but adjusts as needed for stock
"Eye" -- medium; fairly intense concentration, but upright and free-moving
Bark -- works silently
Bite -- bites upon direction of handler on the heel; seldom bites otherwise

Territoriality -- respects boundaries, stays at home
Warning -- always barks to warn of unusual situations
Tracking ability -- will track by scent & find prey; also able to locate people on farm by scent
Predators -- will drive off predators encroaching on his territory
Attitude towards newborns -- neutral
Pest control -- routinely hunts rodents, cats, squirrels

 Summary of Structure
Ringo is an exceptional athlete - very fast, excellent ability to maneuver quickly with smooth, effortless movement. He has an average build, with a long tail, scissors bite and his coat requires very little maintenance.
 Summary of Temperament
Ringo is friendly and sociable with people outside his family, always exhibiting a confident behavior. Toward his family, he is very devoted and affectionate. He has a calm, steady disposition and is always ready to work when called upon.

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