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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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August 2016 Highlights:

 

Aug 2016 
***ASCA/AKC/Int'l CH RaineDance King of My Heart 
RN PT CGC JHD TT TDI RN STDs
***
"Sam"
 
AKC Rally Novice!!
I am so proud of Robbin and Sam! Finishing Novice in FIRST PLACE and moving right up to Advanced and getting 2 Qs!!!!
Congratulations !!
CH Sam is littermate to CT Flash, Luna, and ACH Remington
out of ROMXI CH Parker x  HOF ROMXIII CH Merry    
See Merry's Babies

Aug 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF AX AXJ HSAsM RATN STDds JSO GSN RSO
***
"Kate"
 
AKC Started Sheep Master!
!
Kate completes 11 Started Herding Qs! s!
WoW!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Aug 2015 
***AKC CH RaineDance Hard Candy DNA-VP***
"Brach"
 
AKC Select Dog!!!!

Brach is 4 for 4 in the ribbons and 12pts toward his Grand Championship!
Thank you to his handlers AJ and Matt and his owner Angelynt!
 
CH Brch is littermate to Lynyrd, Ike and Ande
out of MBIS BISS ROMXI GCH Baron x  Trinket    
See Baron's Babies

Aug 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF AX AXJ HSAs RATN STDds JSO GSN RSO
***
"Kate"
 
AKC Excellent Standard!
Excellent Jumpers with Weaves!
!
Kate gets THREE FIRST PLACES and competes 2 out of 3 Excellent titles!
WoW!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Aug 2016 
***ASCA/CKC CH RaineDance Cruz'n in First
AADC AGDC RN STDd RSO GSO JSE CGN
***
"Cruz"
 
ASCA Best of Breed!
 Started Ducks!

Linda and Cruz !! I am speechless! First herding trial for Cruz and Linda! 3 for 3 on Ducks with 2 4th Places!
Pretty sure there is nothing you can not do!
CH Cruz is littermate to Lillie, 
 out of CH Parker & CH Jolie
 
See Parker's Babies

Aug 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSO GSN RSO
***
"Kate"
 
ASCA Open Regular Agility
Open Jumpers!
Kate and Rick are raising the bar in ASCA Agility! Racking up Qs at the Open level w/3 First Places in Jumpers,
3rd in Gamble and 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Regular!
Nice job you two!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

Aug 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD RA HSAds NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs UD RN OTDd STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA Open Ducks!
High Scoring Open Dog!
Thank you Megan Sims Kennedy for your awesome work with Huddy!
2 Firsts, and 2 Seconds on Open Ducks and FIRST PLACE Open Sheep!
Congratulations Julie!!!
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

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July 2016 
***ASCA/CKC CH RaineDance Cruz'n in First
AADC AGDC RN RSO GSO JSO CGN
***
"Cruz"
 
ASCA Rally Novice

Linda and Cruz finish up their first title in their new sport! Team GO!
Pretty sure there is nothing you can not do!
CH Cruz is littermate to Lillie, 
 out of CH Parker & CH Jolie
 
See Parker's Babies

July 2016
***RaineDance Mischief in Motion BN PT RATI***
"Tyler"
 
ASCA Best of Winners!
Winners Dog!!!
Owner handled for 4pts and his third major. Just 3 singles to finish!
Congratulations Paul & Wende!!!
Tyler is littermate to Max, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

July 2016 
***RaineDance Magic in the Park***
"Gloria" and her JR Nive
 
ASCA Best Junior Handler!
Reserve Junior!
Reserve Junior!

Beautiful job Nive and Gloria!!!
Congratulations !!
Gloria is littermate to Wilson and Harvey
out of  Canyon Oaks Magic Merlin and Lillie
 
See Lillie's Babies\

 

July 2015 
***A-CH RaineDance Mischief Remembered CD RN OA OAJ OF CGC AD NW1 TDI CD GSN-OP RSN JSN ***
"Remington"
 
AKC Companion Dog!!

What a thrill to announce Rem's CD! Thank you to his co-owner/handler Rosie Canfield and his owner Suzel Bozada-Diaz! I am forever grateful!
Remington is amazing!
 
ACH Rem is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and CT Flash
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry    
See Merry's Babies

July 2016
***USASA ROMXI ASCA/ACK/ITNL CH Melodys Park it in First PT***
"Parker"
 
USASA Record of Merit Sire (ROMXI)
HUGE THANK YOU to all who made this possible. This means the world to me, in Parker's memory!
Congratulations Melody Aussies! Cathy would be SO PROUD
Parker is out of Heatherhill You Talk Too Much "Rush" and Melody's Court'n the Blues "Courtney"
 
See Parker's Babies

Contributors:
ASCA/AKC/Int'l CH RaineDance King Of My Heart
PT CGC JHD TT TDI RN STDs "Sam" Robbin Bayne
AKC CT RaineDance First Edition
BN RA HIAs NA OAJ RATN HTDIs HRDIs TDX TD3 STDds GSN JSO RSN CGC "Flash" Linda Ivy
ASCA A-CH RaineDance Mischief Remembered
CD RN OA OAJ OF AD CD GSN-OP RSN JSN NW2-I CGC TDI "Remington" Suzel Bozada-Diaz and Rosie Canfield
RaineDance Moonshadow Mischief
CD HSAs HSBs HRDIs OTDsd STDsd CGC TDI  "Luna" Angelyn Scarvaci
Ima Harlie Girl At Criteria RE OA OAJ OF JSN "Kelli"

July 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
Kate and Rick get 1st place AKC Excellent Jumpers
and a 1st and 2nd in Excellent Standard! 
Nice job you two!!!!
Kate is littermate to CH Charlotte, Hank, Oliver and Ellie, 
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Tom's Babies

July 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD RA HSAds NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs UD RN STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
AKC Started Ducks!

Thank you Megan Sims Kennedy for your awesome work with Huddy!
Congratulations Julie!!!
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

July 2016 
***BlueSky Written in the Sand***
"Maui"
 
ASCA Reserve Winners Bitch!!

Maui and her new handler start off with a bang!
Taking Reserve to a 5Pt ASCA Major!
Congratulations to her owner/breedr Anja Moore!!
Maui is littermate to Prose, Lily, Austin and Tyke
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and Bristol The Pistol of Shurdan Creek
 
See Baron's Babies

July 2016
***RaineDance Mischief in Motion BN PT RATI***
"Tyler"
 
Back to Back
AKC High in Trial Sheep!!
and High Combined!

Handled by Jill!! Tyler's FIRST TRIAL! I am speechless!
Congratulations Paul & Wende!!!
Tyler is littermate to Max, 
 out of CH Tom & Shamu
 
See Tom's Babies

July 2016 
***ASCA/CKC CH RaineDance Cruz'n in First
AADC AGDC RSO GSO JSO CGN
***
"Cruz"
 
ASCA New Champion!
5 pt Major!!! GO CRUZIE and Linda!!! I am SOOOO PROUD!!!
Cruz and Linda also Q's in ASCA Rally!!
YOU DID IT! On Canada Day!
CH Cruz is littermate to Lillie, 
 out of CH Parker & CH Jolie
 
See Parker's Babies

July 2016 
***RaineDance Designer Genes PT BN***
"Calvin"
 
AKC Pre Trial Test!
Calvin has 2 very nice Qs in both his runs!!
Calvin is owner handled by Rick Anderson and is just TEN mos old!!
Calvin is littermate to Gucci, Giorgi, Winston and Tory
out of CH Brach and Shamu
 
See Shamu's Babies

July 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
Kate and Rick get 2 more Qs to their Started Masters (Sheep)!! 
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 Highlights:

June 2016 
***ACH RaineDance American Classic
UD RA HSAs NA NAJ CGC CDX HTADIs UD RN STDds RSO JSO GSO ***
"Hudson"
 
ASCA #6 Super Dog Finals!
Huddy and owner/handler Julie...you are rockin' the RD world!
Can't wait to see you guys at 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

June 2016
***RaineDance Kiss of Royalty
OF OA OAJ HSAs RATN STDds JSN GSN RSN
***
"Kate"
 
AKC Open FAST!
Rick and Kate finish the last of her Open AKC titles! 
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 
***Veritas Jedi Warrior JSN***
"Obi"
 
ASCA Novice Jumpers!!

Obi and his owner handler Judy take on another venue! Awesome!
Congratulations !!
Obi is littermate to GCH Wiggle
out of MBIS BISS GCH Baron and CH Veritas Tango Maureen
 
See Baron's Babies

June 2016 
***RaineDance Magic in the Park***
"Gloria" and her JR Nive
 
ASCA Best Junior Handler in Circuit!
Best Junior!
Best Junior!
Best Junior!
Reserve Best Junior
!

ASCA Reserve Winners Bitch!
We are so proud of RD's Junior Handler Nive Mohan!
We knew this was coming....but that was FAST!!!
Congratulations on Gloria's reserve to a 5 point Major!! Thank you Baylee Williams for handling Gloria in her regular class!!
Gloria is littermate to Wilson and Harvey
out of  Canyon Oaks Magic Merlin and Lillie
 
See Lillie's Babies\

June 2015 
***CT RaineDance First Edition BN RA HIAs HSBs OA OAJ  CGC RATO HTDIs HRDIs TDX TD3 STDds GSN JSO RSN***
"Flash"
 
Open Barn Hunt!!!!

Flash Man! Owner handled by Linda Ivy!! A RaineDance first!
Flash is taking his multi talent to Barn Hunt!
 
CT Flash is littermate to CH Sam, Luna, and Remington
out of CH Parker x  HOF ROMXII CH Merry    
See Merry's Babies

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\

 

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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