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 Dog's Name
 Oerly's That's a Winner Gabby
 Gender
 Female
 Pedigree link
 ESCR Owned By
 Mark & Marcy Oerly
 Background

Gabby is a beautiful tricolor female born in December 2006 and evaluated at 3 1/2 years of age. She has been raised on a farm with daily exposure to cattle. Gabby works livestock as needed, such as when cattle need to be moved or loaded for hauling; Gabby does not bother the livestock when not working. She heels and heads when necessary, is gentle with the younger animals, and alerts to predators such as coyotes. She enjoys keeping an eye on things, and loves to tree raccoons and squirrels..

Gabby has a very calm disposition. She is a faithful companion, very bonded to the family and wonderful with children. She is very friendly to visitors and doesn't feel the need to announce their presence.

 Summary of Working Traits
Keenness/ Drive -- works readily when needed
Style -- natural gathering dog
Power -- livestock generally respect Gabby

Stock Ethic -- maintains control appropriately without causing undue stress
Work Ethic -- stays with the job, maintains focus

Biddability -- very responsive to guidance and control
Approach -- close
"Eye" -- intense focus, measured approach
Bark -- works silently
Bite -- uses bite to heels or nose as needed, adjusting to suit situation

Orientation -- livestock come second to her owner
Territoriality -- generally respects boundaries, stays at home
Patrol -- patrols territory
Warning -- occasionally barks to warn of unusual situations
Defense of property -- will defend owner's property
Defense of people -- generally laidback
Tracking ability -- will track by scent and find prey
Predators -- drives off predators
Attitude towards newborns -- very gentle
Pest control -- hunts rodents on occasion

 Summary of Structure
   Gabby has an average build with a long tail and level bite. Her movement is smooth and effortless; she is very fast with excellent agility and average jumping ability . Her coat is low maintence and of good quality.
 Summary of Temperament
Gabby is very confident with a friendly, mild demeanor towards visitors. She is devoted to her owners and affectionate. She has a very calm, steady disposition, and accepts correction easily.

 

 

 

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