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Welcome to
RaineDance Australian Shepherds 
ASCA Hall of Fame Kennel #136

We are a small kennel located in Santa Rosa about an hour north of San Francisco, California. We are dedicated to the health and promotion of this versatile, happy breed. I have enjoyed the company of dogs my whole life, but truly the Aussie has captured my heart! Please take a look around, and you will find some fine examples of true Aussie spirit. Beautiful, intelligent, responsive, energetic and FULL of personality, Aussies have what it takes to do ANYTHING.

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RaineDance News!



Sept 2017 AKC Winners
"Tyler" ~ AKC CHAMPION

RaineDance Mischief in Motion
 BN HXAs RATI
Tyler takes his final point for his Championship!
Thank you Liz Fenner-Nelson for you beautiful presentation of Tyler!
Congratulations to Team Tyler!!!

 (CH Tom x Shamu)
Update: Sept
AKC High in Trial Sheep and HXAs!


Sept 2017 AKC HSAs
"Calvin"~AKC High in Trial Sheep!

RaineDance Designer Genes
RA CDX HSAs CD RNX

Sept ASCA Update: 1st Place Rally Adv,
 1st Place Rally Adv, 1sp Place Open Ob, 1st Place Open Ob!
Congratulations Rick and Calvin invited to ASCA Finals 2017 in Texas!
#2 NOVICE OBEDIENCE FINALS
2016/2017 ASCA Merit Standings:
#1 Rally Novice
#2 Novice Obedience



Aug 2017 ASCA JSE RSE/AKC BN
"Kate"
RaineDance Kiss of Royalty

BN OF AX AXJ HSAsM RATN STDds GSO JSE RS
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Qualified 6/7 runs! First time in Elite

Sept ASCA Update: 1st Place Nov Rally, 1st Place Nov Rally, 1st Place Beg Nov,
 2nd Place Beg Nov, 1st Place Novice Ob, 1st Place Novice Ob!

2016/2017 ASCA Merit Standings:

#8 Open Regular Agility
#9 Novice Jumpers

Even after taking much of the year to raise babies!

Sept 2017 AKC HSAs
"Tory"~AKC 5th Place HSAs!

RaineDance Fine Design
HSAs

Tory is owner handled by Wende!
I am so proud of this new team taking on Obedience and Herding!
 


Aug 2017 AKC Rally Advanced
"Bryce"~ASCA FINALSl!

ATCH-V RaineDance Mischief in 3D
AX MXJ XF CA CGC JHD RN STDds


Congratulations Alex and Bryce invited to ASCA Finals 2017 in Texas!

#27 VETERAN AGILITY FINALS


Sept 2017 AKC Utility
"Hudson"~Double Q!

OTCH PCH ACH
RaineDance American Classic

VER UD RA HSAds OA OAJ CGC CDX HTADI-s UD ATDds GSO JSO-OP RSO-OP RNX RAX REX RM
Hudson is owner handled for  a double Q toward his AKC UDX!
Congratulations Julie and Huddy invited to ASCA Finals 2017 in Texas!
#4 SUPER DOG FINALS
2016/2017 ASCA Merit Standings:
#4 Super Dog  #5 Open B Obedience
#5 Rally Excellent  #7 Utility
#13 Open Ducks
#16 Rally Masters #19 Rally Advanced



Aug 2017 ASCA BOB / Major
"Blitz" ASCA Best of Breed

Echelon's Raise a Ruckus at Altair

3 point Major Win!
Reserve Winners Dog
1st Place Beginner Novice
1st Place Novice Obedience
High in Trial / High Scoring Aussie!
(CH Gibbs x Capri)



Aug 2017 AKC G2 BBE
"Gucci" ~Winners Dog x2!

RaineDance Custom Design

Winners Dog
Best of Winners
Winners Dog
Best of Bred By
Group 2 Bred By Exhibitor
4
AKC Championship points


Aug 2017
"Max"
RaineDance Mischief to the Max
 HSAds CGC RA OTDds

Congratulations Linda, Jack and Max's handler Megan Sims Kennedy!

2016/2017 ASCA Merit Standings:
#15 Open Sheep


Aug 2017 AKC Rally Adv Excellent
"Sam"
ASCA/AKC/INTL CH RaineDance King of My Heart
RE PT CGC JHD TT TDI RN STDs


Sam earns back to  back double Q's toward his Rally Adv Excellent title!!! RAE


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Sept 2017 Canadian KC
"Tuca" ~ Winners x2!
RaineDance Millenni"Em" Cameo CW-SP
Congratulations to owner Kathy and  to her handler Jodi Dedels!
2 Major wins!!!!@ 8mos old!
(WTCH GCH Woodstock's Jesse James "Jesse" x Kate)

Update: Aug
Tuca earns her first title! In Nosework!
CWAGS Scent Patrol. at 7 mos!
July
Best in Show Puppy!


Aug 2017 AKC Select Dog
"Tom" ~Group 3 Veteran!

ASCA/AKC
CH RaineDance All Terrain Tom
STDs

Best of Breed Veteran
Group 3 Veteran
Select Dog over Special
2 Grand Champion Points

Highlights of 2015:
RaineDance Australian Shepherds draws a nice patronage at PSR with Megan Sims for RD Herding Camp in late April. We experienced the magic of her insight into dog behavior (AND human behavior) and many teams came away with a determined passion for the work our breed was created for.

The Boys:
*ASCA/AKC Ch Tom
finishes his AKC Championship with 5 Major wins, and completes his ASCA Started Sheep title with Megan Sims in AZ.
*UKC A-BIS/UKC/ASCA A-Ch Hudson
still competing is a wide range of sports, finishing all 3 Open ASCA Agility titles, his Started ASCA Duck title, his AKC Utility title, and he earns Reserve High in Trial on AKC Sheep, finishing his Started Sheep and Duck titles w/Megan Sims in AZ.
*ATCh-C ATCH III Cisco At almost 11, 6th place at the AAC Regionals, and follows with 10th place at the Nationals!
* Brach take prestigious wins with Best of Winners at the USASA Regional Specialty in Feb and Reserve Winners at the USASA Regional Specialty in October, and Third Place in Open Blue at the ASCA National Specialty in Tennessee.
*CKC Ch Cruz
finishes his ASCA Open Agility titles, his AAC Advanced titles and takes 2 ASCA Major wins in Conformation
*UKC BIS UKC Ch ASCA ATCH IV Bryce earns ASCA Veteran High in Trial (Agility) and starts his ASCA herding titles w/Started Ducks and Sheep STDds
* Flash Sam Ike Lynyrd and Max pick up 13 titles between them, across 4 different sports.
* Rem
picks up 2 more ASCA Altered Majors including a Best of Breed

The Girls:
*ASCA Ch Charlotte finishes her ASCA Championship with 4 Major wins and begins her herding career with 3 titles
*Kate
completes 4 herding titles and earns High in Trial and High Combined from AKC Started Sheep. She is ranked #7 in Started Sheep for the year by USASA
*CKC Ch Chloe completes 6 new titles in multiple sports.



 
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