Our story began years ago with a deep love for animals and farm life. My sister, Michelle, and I, were raised on a family farm with sheep and cattle as the main family income and we were involved daily with the family farm and livestock. We took turns helping herd sheep, staying on the mountain ranges with our dad for weeks at a time, helping harvest the hay and grain, and also gathering cattle from pastures and summer ranges. Six brothers and two more sisters helped round out the farm help to 10 and we were raised to take care of the animals before we took care of ourselves.
My dad’s motto was “If you take care of your animals, they will take care of you” That was intended not only for the cattle and sheep, but also the pigs, chickens, horses, cats and our dogs. We had dogs throughout the years that worked the sheep and cattle and it seems like any dog left on the streets soon found its way to our ranch. I was always amazed at their loyalty, their beauty and their unconditional love. The saying, “A dog is the only living creature that will love you more than it loves itself” is true!
Does a dog ever have a bad day? Not that I have ever seen.
That love for animals remained constant as we left home and started families of our own, and eventually led to our purchasing some beautiful dogs and embarking on a quest to produce puppies with great confirmation, bone and temperments. We are a small family kennel with a deep love for our dogs and our families. We take great pride in producing Australian Shepherds that will become a part of your life and your family.