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Herding - Resources for Washington State and Beyond 

 

Herding Resources: Washington State
Evaluation ~ Lessons ~ Trials ~ Resources:
For the Australian Shepherd

WA STATE
Herding Instructors and Training Facilities


Barbara Davenport - Gig Harbor, WA
Pack Leader Farm
Herding lessons, test/trial flock, stock rental on/off site,
facility rental, 60 round pen, 100x100, 100x200,
125x250, 60x100 (duck) arenas and 300x600 field.
Experienced in AKC, CKC, ASCA, AHBA through championship levels,
handling services available.  AHBA and CKC judge.

K9SayNo@aol.com

www.packleaderdogtraining.net
253-884-5959 

Nancy Brigand's Hideout - Battle Ground, WA

(Training & Show site) 20 acres
9802 NE 156th St, Battle Ground WA 98604
Fields for open field training, arenas, obedience and agility.
Herding Instinct Tests
Nancy Ward
Dave Viklund
Trudy Viklund

nancy@BrigandsHideOut.com
http://www.brigandshideout.com/ 
360-772-3064

Joe Kapelos - Ewetopia – Roy, WA
Joe Kapelos and Linda Leeman
sheep, ducks, all breed
http://www.ewe-topia.com/

253-843-2929

Elisie Rhodes - Frog Breath Farm  Winlock, WA
119 Reinseth Road, Winlock, WA 98596
frogs@myhome.net
elrhodes2@msn.com
360-785-0831

Sharon Simmons - Ellensburg
Herding Instruction
Wkdog@elltel.net
509-968-4000

Chris Soderstrom - Fido Farms – Olympia, WA (80acres)
sheep, ducks, all breed
chsoder@earthlink.net
http://www.fidosfarm.com
360-866-8347 

Angie Untisz – Vancouver, WA

sheep, cattle, goats, ducks

Breeds: BC, ACD, Aussies, Kelpies, all breeds

reddog@europa.com

360-687-4687

 

Dave Viklund – Vancouver, WA

sheep, cattle, goat, ducks

Breeds: BC, ACD, Aussies, Kelpies, all breeds

dave@topstockdog.com 

 

Jan Wesen – Bow, WA

Sheep, cattle, ducks

7210 Worline Road, Bow, WA

Jan@janwesen.com

http://www.janwesen.com

360-766-6808

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AHBA -American Herding Breed Association
http://www.ahba-herding.org/MainPage.php?AreaName=MainPage

 

AHBA Articles

Setup for Success Herding Style! submitted by Claudia Frank

http://www.ahba-herding.org/MainPage.php?AreaName=Articles

 

AKC - Herding Regulations Amended to June 2013
Published by The American Kennel Club

http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/RG9001.pdf



AKC Herding Info http://www.akc.org/events/herding/

AKC - Getting Started In Herding

http://www.akc.org/events/herding/getting_started.cfm

 

AKC - Vanished Trials and Faded Memories of Australian Shepherd History
© 2007 Ernest Hartnagle and Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor

http://www.akc.org/events/herding/articles/2007/aussie_history.cfm

 

ASCA – Australian Shepherd Club Of America

THE WORKING DESCRIPTION OF THE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD 
http://www.asca.org/programs/stockdog/stockdognews


ASCA Program Links

http://www.asca.org/programs/stockdog

 

General Media: Books ~ DVD ~ Magazines

 

Herding Yahoo Forums

Aussie-Herders
Herders-I

 
Herding On The Web
http://www.herdingontheweb.com/resource.htm

Stockdog Server
http://www.stockdog.com/

Working Aussie Source
http://www.workingaussiesource.com/stockdoglibrary.html

Tests & Trials
AKC Event
ASCA Event
 
Great Spirit Aussies makes No Endorsements of the herding resources listed on this site.
For your benefit, check all information for updates and changes. For informational purposes only.

Great Spirit Aussies
australian.shepherds.us@gmail.com

(Please, email herding resource additions & updates.)

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                    Herding DOG BOOK

Herding Dogs Progressive Training
by Vergil S. Holland

Stockdog Savvy

 by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor

SHEEP DOGS AT WORK by Tony Iley


Herding DOG DVD

DVD An Introduction to Alll Breed Herding - Lynn

DVD All Breed Herding The Next Steps -
Lynn

DVD #506 Herding - Leeburg

DVD #505-D Sheep Herding - Leerburg

DVD Common Sense Approach To Herding - Jerry Rowe

DVD The Herding Series - Jeanne Joy Hartnagle

Great Spirit Aussies Herding
Great Spirit's Call Me Maybe "May"
  

   


   


   


           
 
Great Spirit's Call Me Maybe "May"
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Rusty Jack at Fido Farms


                 Rusty Jack giving the sheep his eye.


      "Nice Dog! Love his attitude toward the sheep."

    Belle at Fido Farms


 Belle making new friends!


 C'mon Belle-Belle, get the sheep!


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