This is Amy's birthday week. She will be 93! This weekend she had ALL Qualifying Runs. In February Amy and Joy earned two back to back UD legs with 2nd placements in classes of over 20 dogs. I am so proud to have been chosen by Amy for her shelties.
I think that mothers are the backbone of us all. I really value good mothers. I am so fortunate to have a good mother, and
I watch mother-offspring interactions all the time. In my breeding program, I won’t tolerate poor
mothers- in dogs or in sheep. I select
for mothers that are attentive, keep their offspring clean, fed, are
attentive, and offer adequate and appropriate touch. Touch, often in the form of licking, is essential
to both physical and emotional development.
In a nutshell, Good mothers are the antidote to a demanding life to