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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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Spotlights...in Review
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June 2016 Highlights:

June 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
AKC Reserve High in Trial!
From Started! Kate and owner/handler Rick compete on stock! 
Nice job you two!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

June 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD RA HSAs NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs UD RN STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA Rally Novice!
Huddy and owner/handler Julie are at it again!
Frankly....it is impossible to keep up. um....there are ribbons for at least 2 sports here! :)
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

June 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RN IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD HTDIs
RE RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
ASCA Altered Best of Breed!
Winners Bitch!
Chloe is back in ASCA Conformation! Handled by Cruz's owner Linda and cheered on by her owner Kathy. Awesome job ladies!!
Chloe and Cruz looked beautiful!!!
CH Chloe is littermate to CH Tom and ACH Hudson, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

 

June 2016 
***CH RaineDance Cruz'n in First AADC AGDC RSO GSO JSO CGN ***
"Cruz"
 
ASCA Reserve Winners Dog!
Cruz and Linda are back in the ring!!
Cruz is just 4 singles from his championship!!
CH Cruz is littermate to Lillie, 
 out of CH Parker & CH Jolie
 
See Parker's Babies

June 2016 
***RaineDance Magic in the Park***
"Gloria" and her JR Nive
 
ASCA Reserve Junior Handler!
Reserve Junior!
Reserve Junior!
!
We are so proud of RD's Junior Handler Nive Mohan! THREE more awards, on her way to Best! Nice job Nive!!
Congratulations!!
Gloria is littermate to Wilson and Harvey
out of  Canyon Oaks Magic Merlin and Lillie
 
See Lillie's Babies\


May 2016 Highlights:

May 2016 
***Veritas Jedi Warrior***
"Obi"
 
ASCA Best of Winners!!
Winners Dog!!
Winners Dog!!
Reserve Winners Dog!!
Obi and his owner handler Judy make a statement back in conformation!! This shortly after lots of Qs in AKC Agility also!!! What a great team!~
Congratulations Judy and Obi's breeder Sharon Rives of Veritas Aussies!!!
Obi is littermate to GCH Wiggle
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and CH Veritas Tango Maureen
 
See Baron's Babies

May 2016 
***RaineDance Cookies for Everyone RE PT CGC TDI BN RN***
"Lynyrd"
 
ASCA Winners Dog!!
Beginner Novice B!!
Rally Novice!!
Lynyd Qs in First Place multiple times and gets his first conformation major! I am so proud of his owner for handling him! He looked amazing~
Congratulations Annette!!! Another MVA team for 2016 Nationals!
Lynyrd is littermate to Ike, Ande, CH Brach and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies

May 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD RA HSAs NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs UD STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA High Combined Obedience!
Huddy and owner/handler Julie are at it again!
Another MVA team for 2016 Nationals!!
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

May 2016 
***RaineDance Designer Genes BN***
"Calvin"
 
ASCA Beginner Novice!
Calvin Qs in ASCA Beginner Novice Obedience! Two times in the same day in FIRST PLACE both runs w/scores 196 and 190!! And 2 more 1st places in AZ!!
Calvin is owner handled by Rick Anderson and is just NINE mos old!!
Calvin is littermate to Gucci, Giorgi, Winston and Tory
out of CH Brach and Shamu
 
See Shamu's Babies

Apr 2016
***ATCH III ATChC RaineDance Mischief in Frisco ***
"Cisco"
 
ASCA Best of Opposite Sex Veteran!

Cisco and I had a ball in the ring! Loved showing the Biscuit as well! So sad that we could never find altered majors for this gorgeous duo.
Congrats Linda!
ATCH ATChC Cisco is out of CH Parker & CH Emma
 
See Parker's Babies

May 2016
***RaineDance Knight to Remember CGC STDs***
"Hank"
 

Hank and owner/handler Susie debut their AGILITY skills!
2 Qualifying runs in NADAC regular!
WOW!!! Starting off with a bang!
Hank is littermate to CH Charlotte, Kate, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

May 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
AKC Open Agility!!
Open Jumpers!
Open FAST!
Kate and owner/handler Rick take it to the next level in AKC Open Agility!!
And finish the weekend with 5 out 6Qs, THREE FIRST Places, a 3rd and a 4th! 
Nice job you two!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

May 2016
***RaineDance Knight to Remember CGC STDs***
"Hank"
 

ASCA Started Sheep!!

Hank and owner/handler Susie debut their skills in style!!
4 out of 4 Qs, a 3rd place and a FIRST PLACE!!!
WOW!!! Starting off with a bang!
Hank is littermate to CH Charlotte, Kate, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

May 2016
***UKC Best In Show
UKC CH ASCA ATCH-V RaineDance Mischief In 3D
CA MX AXJ XF CGC JHD RN STDds DNA-VP
***
"Bryce"
 

ASCA Agility Champion 5!!

Watch for Alex and Bryce in Agility Finals at the National Specialty in Sept!
WOohooo!
CH Bryce is littermate to Emmit  out of CH Written & Directed by Timaru & CH Emma
 
See Emma's Babies

May 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic UD RA HSAs NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs
UD STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA Utility Dog!
Huddy and owner/handler Julie finish ASCA UD in style with FIRST PLACE 193.5 in Utility and 2nd Place in Open B 195!!
ALSO Hudson completes his second AKC Versatility leg!!
with 192 and First Place!!

WOOHOOO Nationals here they come!!
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

May 2016 
*** ASCA CH RaineDance Royal Mischief@Sundance PT JHD STDds
"Charlotte"
 

Charlee takes on AKC Herding and qualifies both runs on Started Sheep with a 93 and 83.5!!l!
Congratulations to her owner Debbe Dolson!!! And thank you handler Megan Sims!
CH Charlotte is littermate to Kate, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Capri's Babies

May 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RN IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD HTDIs
RE RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
Chloe and Kathy solidify their skills Qing 6 for 6 in one day of ASCA Agility!!
Nice going girls!!
CH Chloe is littermate to CH Tom and ACH Hudson, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

May 2016
Nive Mohan and
***
RaineDance Magic in the Park***
"Gloria"
 
ASCA Reserve Best Junior Handler!
Beautiful Nive showed her adorable puppy again, and came home with another big ribbon! 
Nice job girls!!
Gloria is littermate to Wilson, Hannah and Harvey 
 out of Canyon Oaks Magic Merlin & Lillie
 
See Lillie's Babies

May 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RE IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD HTDIs
RE RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
CKC Rally Excellent
Chloe and her owner/handler Kathy make quick work of the next level of Rally earning their RE with THREE FIRST Places!
Way to go ladies!!.
CH Chloe is littermate to CH Tom and ACH Hudson, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies


April 2016 Highlights:

Apr 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic UD RA HSAs NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs CDX STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA High in Trial Obedience!
High Combined!
High Scoring Aussie!

Huddy and owner/handler Julie Joyce earn their first 2 legs in Utility. They do it in style of course, with 2 First Places in Utility with scores 197 & 197 and First Place in Open B with a 199!!!
They are on fire!!! Watch for Julie and Hudson in MVA at the 2016 Nationals!!!
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Apr 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
NF NA NAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
ASCA High in Trial Open Agility!!
Novice Jumpers!
Novice Gamblers!
Novice Regular!
Kate is 5 for 5 on Sat with 3 First Places and 2 Seconds! She finishes her GSN and her RSN! Kate continues on Sunday with 3 more Qs in First and 2 Seconds! Kate is owner handled.....HUGE HUGE HUGE congrats Rick Anderson and Katie Bug!
This team is just getting started! Kate is just 2.5 years old!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Apr 2016
***ACH Ebbtide Gonna Getcha UD RE CDX GSN JSN RSN***
"Gotcha"
 
ASCA Altered Best of Breed!!

Gotcha hits the ASCA ring, celebrating her TENTH birthday with BOB! With a major in bitches and 5 other bitch specials!
Susan and Trish thank you!!! I love showing your girl!
Gotcha is out of BIS BISS GCH Baron & Ebbtide Madam President
 
See Baron's Babies

Apr 2015 
***RaineDance Mischief Remembered
RN OA OAJ OF CGC AD NW1 TDI  CD GSN-OP RSN JSN
***
"Remington"
 
New ASCA Altered Champion!!!
Altered Best of Opposite!
Winners Dog!
Best of Opposite!
Best of Winners!
Winners Dog!
Remi finished so fast we almost missed it!! HUGE thank you to Rem's co owner and handler Rosie Canfield. Rem was beautifully presented in the ring and he took BOW for his last major and BOS over a special for his final 2 pts!Thank you owners Suzel and Rosie!!
ACH Rem is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and CT Flash
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Apr 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RN IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD HTDIs
RE RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
ASCA Rally Excellent
!!
ASCA Started Sheep!
Started Ducks!!
OH MY GOODNESS! Chloe has been a VERY busy girl!! Qing 3 times in RE in between working stock! Chloe did Rally with Shawna Davis of PSR and worked stock with Megan Sims Kennedy of PSR.  NICE JOB girls!!!!
Congratulations to her owner Kathy McKenzie! So glad you had a blast in AZ and will be home again with your girlie in Canada.
CH Chloe is littermate to CH Tom and ACH Hudson, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

 

Apr 2016
Nive Mohan and
***
RaineDance Magic in the Park***
"Gloria"
 
ASCA Reserve Best Junior Handler!
Beautiful Nive showed her adorable puppy for the first time in Juniors! Nive is a natural dog handler and I know we are all excited about her future in dog sports!!
Thank you to Nive's family for sharing her with us!
Gloria is littermate to Wilson, Hannah and Harvey 
 out of Canyon Oaks Magic Merlin & Lillie
 
See Lillie's Babies

Apr 2016 
*** ASCA CH RaineDance Royal Mischief@Sundance PT JHD STDds
"Charlotte"
 
ASCA Started Ducks!!
Charlee finishes her Started ducks with Megan Sims Kennedy at PSRl!
Congratulations to her owner Debbe Dolson!!! Thank you Megan!
CH Charlotte is littermate to Kate, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Capri's Babies

Apr 2016 
***RaineDance Designer Genes***
"Calvin"
 
Calvin Qs in ASCA Beginner Novice Obedience! Two times in the same day in FIRST PLACE both runs w/scores 196 and 190!!!!!
Calvin is owner handled by Rick Anderson and is just SEVEN mos old!!
Calvin is littermate to Gucci, Giorgi, Winston and Tory
out of CH Brach and Shamu
 
See Shamu's Babies

Apr 2016 
***RaineDance Cookies for Everyone RE PT CGC TDI***
"Lynyrd"
 

Lynyd Qs in FIRST PLACE in ASCA Novice Rally and 3rd Place ASCA Beginner Novice Obedience!
Congratulations to his owner/handler Annette!!!!
Lynyrd is littermate to Ike, Ande, CH Brach and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies


March 2016 Highlights:

Mar 2016
***RaineDance Mischief in Motion BN PT RATI***
"Tyler"
 
AKC Beginner Novice!!!
Owner handled to FIRST PLACE!!
Congratulations Wende! I look forward to cheering you on to the next one!!! !
Tyler is littermate to Max, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

Mar 2015 
***RaineDance Mischief Remembered
RN OA OAJ OF CGC AD NW1 TDI  CD GSN-OP RSN JSN
***
"Remington"
 
AKC Novice Obedience Q! Owner handled by Rosie Canfield!!!
Thank you owners Suzel and Rosie!!
Rem is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and CT Flash
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Mar 2016 
***ASCA/UKC ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD BN GO RA HSAs NA NAJ CGCA
CDX HTADIs CDX STDds RSO JSO GSO
***
"Hudson"
 
Nice job Hudson and Julie!! Q in Open B with a 191!!! 
Pretty Awesome!!!
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Mar 2015 
***CT RaineDance First Edition BN RA HIAs HSBs OA OAJ  CGC RATN HTDIs HRDIs TDX TD3 STDds GSN JSO RSN***
"Flash"
 
NEW TRACKING CHAMPION!!
AKC Champion Tracker!!!

WOW!!! This is a new one for RaineDance!!! Flash passed his VST (Variable Surface Test) and made himself a CHAMPION!!! HUGELY impressed with this teams skills! Owner handled by Linda Ivy!!
Flash made his mark in Tracking early on, passing his AKC and ASCA TD at just barely 12mos at the first tries!!
CT Flash is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and Remington
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry      
See Merry's Babies

Mar 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RN IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD HTDIs
RAX RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
AHBA
Herding Trial Dog Started Sheep!
Junior Herding Dog!!
WOOHOOO!!! First trial, and away from home, Chloe Qs both runs with the expert guidance of Megan Sims of PSR!! Then they move up the next and get 3rd and 4th Place and her Started title!!!
Congratulations to her owner Kathy McKenzie!
CH Chloe is littermate to CH Tom and ACH Hudson, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Mar 2016 
***ASCA/UKC ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD BN GO RA HSAs NA NAJ CGCA
CDX HTADIs CDX STDds RSO JSO GSO
***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA Open Gambler
!
Nice job Hudson and Julie!! FIVE First Places and a Second!!
WOWZA!!! 
You guys are simply amazing!! AND that is the cutest pic!!
ACH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom and CH Chloe, 
 out of HOF GCH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

Mar 2016 
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty NF NA HSAs RATN
JSN GSN RSN STDds
***
"Kate"
 
Ranked #7 for the year 2015 by USASA
AKC Started Sheep Course A!!!
Owner handled !! High in Trial, High Combined and Reserve High in Trial!
Congratulations to her owner/handler Rick Anderson!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Capri's Babies

Mar 2015 
***RaineDance First Edition BN RA TDX HIAs HSBs OA OAJ  CGC RATN HTDIs HRDIs TDX TD3 STDds GSN JSO RSN***
"Flash"
 
Ranked #6 for the year 2015 by USASA
AKC Rally Advanced A!!!
Owner handled!! Great accomplishment!
Nice job Linda and the Flash!
Flash is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and Remington
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

 

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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