Dog's Name
 Montrose's Sandy Forest Eleanor (Sienna)
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 ESCR Owned By
 Carla Old
 BackgroundSienna is a beautiful sable & white female born in June 2008 and evaluated at 2 years of age. She has been raised on a farm with daily exposure to dairy goats and ducks. She is responsible for penning poultry every evening and helping manage the goat herd. Sienna has also be to one herding clinic and worked with sheep there. She has a strong work ethic and an intelligent, willing approach to teamwork. Sienna takes direction well and can be trusted with the stock when there is no work required. She can be lively when working however, and her owner will be working on developing a sense of pace as well as confidence in handling stubborn stock.
 Summary of Working Traits
Keenness/ Drive -- works readily when needed
Style -- natural gathering dog
Power -- livestock generally respect Sienna

Stock Ethic -- maintains control appropriately without causing undue stress
Work Ethic -- somewhat distractible (at age 2), will work independently as needed

Biddability -- somewhat responsive to guidance and control
Approach -- generally close but adjusts as necessary
"Eye" -- upright, free-moving style
Bark -- works silently with poultry, barks with larger stock (may diminish with experience)
Bite -- fairly soft bite, seldom used, but directed at heels and/or noses as needed

Orientation -- balanced between livestock and owner
Territoriality -- generally respects boundaries, stays at home
Patrol -- patrols territory
Warning -- generally ignores unusual situations
Defense of property -- laidback, indifferent
Defense of people -- generally laidback
Tracking ability -- will track by scent and find prey
Predators -- mild reaction
Attitude towards newborns -- shows gentle and/or nurturing behavior
Pest control -- routinely hunts rodents

 Summary of Structure
Sienna has a light, leggy build with a long tail (carried low) and correct scissors bite. Her movement is efficient; she is very fast with excellent agility and exeptionaljumping ability . Her coat is low maintence and light, with minimal undercoat.
 Summary of Temperament
Sienna is confident, mild mannered, and friendly with strangers. She is very devoted and affectionate with family. She is quiet in the house but very active outdoors. Her disposition is calm, steady, and resilient.

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