All Grown Up… Mostly

We rarely get the chance to see our puppies all grown up in person, or their new family for that matter. Sure we see pictures, but it isn’t quite the same as up close and personal. So seeing two of our former puppies recently was quite a treat!   While in California, I had the [...]

By |2015-04-09T13:10:17-07:00April 9th, 2015|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

English Shepherds Head the List

This is a blog post from back in 2011 worthy of re-posting on this, our new blog. Many of our English Shepherd puppies show the qualities for, and are excelling as Service Dogs to some degree in their homes including our own girl Niamh. Back then I read a fascinating book called "The New Knowledge [...]

By |2015-02-11T16:52:48-08:00February 11th, 2015|English Shepherds|0 Comments

Useful Dew Claws

Just today I came across a link to a wonderful video showing yet another use dogs have for the fifth digit on their front legs, also known as dew claws. It shows working Retrievers using them to climb out of frozen ponds. We already witness how useful they are for grabbing earth while herding and [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:37:58-08:00January 24th, 2015|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

Great Expectations

We are expecting a litter of English Shepherds! The parents are Fahey and Ailagh. Due date is March 22nd. Puppies will be ready for their new homes in June. Colors will be Black & White, Black & Tan, and Tricolor. If you would like to be considered as a prospective puppy home, please contact us [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:09:01-08:00January 23rd, 2015|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

Niamh at 6 months old

Niamh and her 2013 litter mates are 6 months old now. Not only is she quite a beauty but she is maturing into a very nice dog!   Niamh shows toughness with the cattle, gentleness with the sheep and rabbits, especially the new calves and lambs. It's been wonderful to see her play-bow to put [...]

By |2014-04-30T13:12:21-07:00April 30th, 2014|English Shepherds, Homesteading, Ranch Life|0 Comments

What Is A Picture Worth?

The saying goes “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Yes, a picture has great power, but so do words. Picture these: fingers plucking a tree-ripened red apple from its branch, silvery salmon swimming in clear water, a mound of dew sprinkled green pea pods, perfectly marbled raw beef steak, a bowl of dark blueberries. [...]

By |2014-04-18T14:54:13-07:00April 18th, 2014|English Shepherds|0 Comments

This is the Place!

You found it... our new Blog... on our brand spanking new web site! Thank you Todd!!! Check here often for all the latest Ranch News - from English Shepherds to rabbits to rare American Milking Devon cattle.   Speaking of news, have we got some for you... we're expecting... or rather Fahey and Ailagh are! [...]

By |2014-03-15T13:44:23-07:00January 27th, 2014|English Shepherds, Puppies, Ranch Life|0 Comments
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