It seems that many Acadia shelties enjoy children's reading programs. LeaAnne takes Lucy to participate in the "Paws To Read" program in Maryland, while Lori takes Tryk and Cache to the "Paws To Read" program in Tucson, AZ. Penny takes Tess to the "Read with Me" program in Chicago and Karen takes Allie to schools and libraries so children can practice reading.
|Tryk and Levi|
Shelties are such a great fit for these programs because they are not an intimidating breed. Penny describes Tess as, "fluffy and gentle", which really is just a perfect combination for a reading partner. LeaAnne said that Lucy is one of the smallest dogs in her program, and that makes her popular with the kids. Karen says that Allie has a magnetic pull to all she meets.
I LOVE the fact that these owners share their dogs and allow the special gifts these dogs have to offer be bestowed upon others.
|Staten at 13 weeks|
He is the 2nd champion for his mom, Cassia.
In October my sister and mother took an “epic trip” across the country visiting friends, family, historical sites, and national parks. Mom, of course, began her journey in CT and took the train to Philadelphia where she joined my sister and they began the drive: final destination- Seattle, WA. My farm was the 1st stop on the journey which took just over 2 weeks.