I am a show
breeding enthusiast who will likely remain on the small end
of the scale in terms of quantity. In quality, I hope to
remain committed to my study and support of the
welfare and advancement of the breed. I enjoy the challenge of competition, and
the pride in a well presented team.
to try to give something back, to make a positive
contribution, and also to create a living art form that is
both pleasing to the eye as well as sound and functional.
Breeding is a serious undertaking and responsibility, with
both joy and heartbreak, and I am thankful for the resources
that have allowed me to pursue my dream. I give full credit and thanks to my daughter Chelsea,
who, without her unwavering support and enthusiasm, I
would not even be able to try.
our home, not a kennel - the puppies are whelped in the
living room, grow up in the kitchen, and everyone is expected
to get along as well as in any other large family. We each
pick a spot for the Saturday night movie and popcorn, and we
are a happy, noisy group.
to share some of my goals and accomplishments, hopes and
dreams on these pages, maybe lighting a spark of interest in
someone who may not have yet lost their heart to the Shetland
Sheepdog, as I have. To my fellow fanciers, I welcome your
visit and comments, and hope to see you at ringside
with my Cady - "Ch Laureate Cadence"