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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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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


February 2016 Highlights:

Feb 2016 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
CD RN IPS AGI AGIJ CGN CRA CRNT ADC SGDC CTD
RAX RSN GSN JSN
***
"Chloe"
 
ASCA Rally Advanced
Excellent!
THREE FIRST PLACES and a Second Place! Chloe is multi tasking at PSR with Megan Sims on Stock and Shawna Davis in Rally/Obedience!
Congratulations to her owner Kathy McKenzie!
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

Feb 2016 
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty NF NA HSAs RATN
JSN GSN RSN STDds
***
"Kate"
 
Kate and her owner/handler Rick make their ASCA agility debut!
Qualifying in Novice Gamblers and 3 Regular w/a Second Place!!!
A great start!!!

Congratulations to her owner Rick Anderson!

Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Ellie, Hank and Oliver
out of CH Tom and Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Photo by Gadabout

Feb 2016 
***RaineDance Cookies for Everyone RE PT CGC TDI***
"Lynyrd"
 
AKC Rally Excellent!!
Lynyd is owner handled to his RE title in Second Place!
Congratulations to his owner Annette!!!!
Lynyrd is littermate to Ike, Ande, CH Brach and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies

Feb 2016
***RaineDance Mischief in Motion PT RATI***
"Tyler"
 

Owner handled in his first Obedience trial!!! Tyler and Wende qualify in their Beginner Novice class of 20! with nice score of 191!!
Congratulations!!! !
Tyler is littermate to Max, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

Feb 2016
***RaineDance Mischief to the Max HT CGC RN STDds***
"Max"
 
ASCA Started Ducks!
Trained and handled by Megan Sims of PSR in AZ, Max finishes his ASCA Started Duck title! Max Qs 6 for 6 on Started Sheep and Ducks!
Congratulations!!! And thank you to his owners Linda Gohl and Jack Carter!!
Max is littermate to Tyler, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

Feb 2016 
***RaineDance Designer Genes***
"Calvin"
 
Calvin Qs in Novice Barn Hunt the first time out!!
Congratulations to her owner Rick Anderson !!
Calvin is littermate to Gucci, Giorgi, Winston and Dani
out of Brach and Shamu
 
See Shamu's Babies

Feb 2016 
***AKC CH RaineDance Hard Candy***
"Brach"
 

USASA Supported Entry
Best of Opposite Sex!!
Select Dog!
Brach and his handler AJ Tavares III
continue their streak...4 shows 5 very special wins, and 10 GCH points!
Congratulations to his owner Angelyn!!!!
CH Brach is littermate to Ike, Ande, Lynyrd and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies
photo by norcal bulldogger

Feb 2016 
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty NF NA HSAs RATN STDds***
"Kate"
 
AKC Novice Fast!!!
Novice Standard!!
Barn Hunt Novice
Kate and her owner/handler Rick make their agility debut!
Of course Kate Qd in FIRST PLACE in Jumper and Standard! Multiple times! And wrapped up her Barn Hunt Novice !
Congratulations to her owner Rick Anderson!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Ellie, Hank and Oliver
out of CH Tom and Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Photo by Gadabout


 
Feb 2016 
***AKC CH RaineDance Hard Candy***
"Brach"
 
USASA Regional Specialty Select Dog
& Award of Merit
and at the All Breed AKC show that morning:
New AKC Champion!
AKC Winners Dog!
Thank you to his handler AJ Tavares and his owner Angelyn Scarvaci!
woohooo!!!! 3pt major to finish in the morning....then back in the afternoon as a special for more ribbons! :)
Congratulations!!!!
Brach is littermate to Ike, Ande, Lynyrd and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies
photo by Amber Jade

Feb 2016
***RaineDance Mischief to the Max HT CGC RN STDs***
"Max"
 
ASCA Started Sheep!
Trained and handled by Megan Sims of PSR in AZ, Max finishes his ASCA Started Sheep title with 1st and 2nd place!  first time trialed! Max goes on to take 2 more Qs and placements on Started Sheep!!
Congratulations!!! And thank you to his owners Linda Gohl and Jack Carter!!
Max is littermate to Tyler, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

 

Highlights of 2014:
RaineDance Australian Shepherds becomes ASCA Hall of Fame kennel #136 and CH Merry is HOF Dam #434

The Boys:
*UKC BIS UKC Ch ASCA ATCH IV Bryce
earns ASCA ATCH IV and rocks the ASCA Natl's in Texas. The first RD dog to qualify in MVA, he also placed #10 in the Agility Finals and qualified on both stock. He completed all 3 AKC Excellent agility titles and his AHBA Jr Herding Dog title.  Bryce is ranked #4 in AKC Fast Excellent for 2014 by USASA
*UKC A-BIS/UKC/ASCA A-Ch Hudson
still shines as truly a jack of all trades. He finished 8 titles including 5 herding titles, 2 agility titles and one obedience title.
*ATCh-C ATCH III Cisco At almost 10, completes his 4th Agility CH, takes High in Trial and 4th place at the AAC Regionals.
*CKC Ch Cruz
finishes 5 agility titles and takes a ribbon in 3 out of 5 ASCA conformation shows, winning his first ASCA major win.
*ASCA Ch Tom takes 2 majors to finish his ASCA CH. Also showing in AKC in earnest and takes his 1st major at the USASA Specialty.
* Brach
begins his show career and earns multiple wins in both ASCA and AKC, handled by Moira Cornell.
* Flash earns his ASCA TDX and 2 Open Agility titles

And Finally:
*AKC ROMXII MBIS BISS GCH ASCA CH Baron leaves a legacy of beauty and brains. 
Baron's Daughter Veritas Sexy & I Know it "Wiggle"
1st Place Open RM USASA Nat'ls, takes an AKC G2 from the classes and finishes her ASCA CH in style w/3 5pt majors and 3 5pt major reserves. Wiggle finishes the year with multiple ASCA BOBs.
Baron's daughter Tilogy's Put it in Writing "Paige" finishes her AKC CH with multiple BOB from the classes and multiple BOS. She continues to rack up GCH points with multiple Group placements. She also earns multiple BOW and a BOS in ASCA well on her way to CH.
And he leaves one of his last litters to "Blue Sky" Aussies,
and these young dogs: Austin, Lily, Prose, Maui, Icy and Tyke already in the ribbons in multiple conformation venues. CKC Multi Puppy Group placements and CH pts, AKC Best in Puppy Match, BOB, and multiple ASCA BOBPs.

The Girls:
*Trinket
continues her herding streak with her handler/trainer Megan Sims of PSR. Earning 7 new herding titles including High in Trial. Leaving her 3 Qs from her ASCA WTCH.
*CKC Ch Chloe completes 7 new titles in multiple venues. 4 Rally, 1 Obedience w/High in Trial, and 2 agility.
*Charlotte wins multiple ASCA BOBPs and goes right on to win an ASCA major reserve and BOW for 5pt major
*Luna
is ranked #6 in AKC Novice A obedience for 2014 by USASA
*ATCh-C ATCH III Biscuit
At 11.5 complete her ASCA Novice Rally title

And Finally:
*AKC ROMXII CH ASCA HOF CH Merry 
leaves her many talented children to carry on. Her son Tom, her daughter Jolie, and her grand daughter Shamu will continue her legacy of beauty and kindness here, and her wonderful grandchildren out of Tom's 2 litters will continue her legacy with gusto across the northwest. 


 
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