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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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HUGE Thank you to Team RaineDance  for making us
ASCA Hall of Fame Kennel #136!

Conformation/Agility
"Baron" & me
Agility
"Biscuit" & Linda Clark
Conformation/Obedience
"Hudson" & Julie Joyce
Conformation
"Greta" & Denali Bell
Herding (x3)
"Trinket" & Megan Sims
Conformation/Agility
"Merry" & me
Agility
"Bryce" & Alex Chamberlain
Tracking
"Flash" & Linda Ivy
Conformation
"Tom" & me
Herding
"Luna" & Angelyn Scarvaci
Conformation
"Jolie" & me
Agility
"Capri" & Laure' Smith
Agility
"Cisco" & Gerhard Reiger
Conformation
"Pearl" & Cathy/Ken Thormahlen
Conformation
"Sam" & me
       
   Agility
"Apollo" & Laurie Crum
   


Spotlights...in Review
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September 2014 Highlights:

Sept 2014 
***RaineDance Hard Candy***
"Brach"
 
AKC Winners Dog!
Brach earns his first AKC win! Thank you to his lovely handler Moira Cornell!  So exciting!
 
HUGE congrats to his owner Angelyn Scarvaci!
Brach is littermate to Ike, Lyndyd and Reese
out of MBIS BISS GCH Braon and Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies

Sept 2014 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
AGN CRN CRNT ADC AGIJ GSN JSN RN CGN CTD
***
"Chloe"
 
CKC Novie A Obedience!!
Chloe and Kathy earn their 2nd CD leg in 1st Place!
 
Awesome job girls!
CH Chloe is littermate to ACH Hudson, CH Tom and Rem
 out of HOF CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies 

Sept 2014 
***ASCA CH Veritas Sexy and I Know It***
 "Wiggle"
 
ASCA Best of Breed!
 
Wiggle cannot be stopped!
 
Congratulations Sharon McCully of Veritas Aussies! 
 Wiggle is littermate to Obi & Josie, and is owned and bred by
 Sharon McCully of Veritas Aussies
  
See Baron's Babies

August 2014 Highlights:

Aug 2014 
***RaineDance Royal Mischief@Sundance***
"Charlotte"
 
Best of Winners!
Winners Bitch!
Reserve Winners Bitch

Pretty Charlee wows us all taking her first FIVE POINT Major from the 9-12mos class! And following the next morning going Reserve to another 5!!
 
HUGE congrats and Thank you to Charlee's owner Debbe Dolson of Sundance Aussies! You have given her everything she needs...and it shows! And to Cristina, Charlee's talented handler...you 2 are awesome together!
Charlotte is littermate to Hank,  Kate, Ellie, Duke and Oliver
 out of CH Tom & Capri (Capri is Trinket's littermate)
 
See Capri's Babies

Aug 2014 
***ASCA CH RaineDance All Terrain Tom***
"Tommy"
 
AKC Best of Winners!
Winners Dog!
Tom and I take a spin in the AKC ring at the USASA Specialty!!
 
Thank you to our judge Beverly Capstick for this awesome win!! I was sad to leave Baron home for the first time in 3 years,
but it was great to show Tom!

CH Tom is littermate to A-CH Hudson, CH Chloe and Porsche
 out of HOF CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies


Photo by Gadabout

Aug 2014 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
AGN CRN CRNT ADC AGIJ GSN JSN RN CGN CTD
***
"Chloe"
 
CKC Intermediate Jumpers!!
Chloe and Kathy take to the next level and score 2 1st Place wins in Intermediate Jumpers and Intermediate Standard!
 
Kathy says their teamwork is really getting good, and they are really picking up speed! It shows!
CH Chloe is littermate to ACH Hudson, CH Tom and Rem
 out of HOF CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies
 

Aug 2014 
***RaineDance Hard Candy***
"Brach"
 
ASCA Reserve Winners Dog!

To a FIVE point major! woohoo! Nice Reserve for Team Brach!
HUGE congratulations to his owner Angelyn
and his awesome handler Moira Hanley-Cornell !

Brach is littermate to Lynyrd, Ike and Ande, out of GCH Baron & Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies

Aug 2014

***
ATCHII ATChC RaineDance Mischief In Frisco LIFETIME***
"Cisco"

ASCA High Scoring Dog Of the Trial!!
ASCA High in Trial Aussie!

Cisco and Gerhard WOW us all with an amazing weekend of ASCA agility!!! Adorable Cisco turns TEN in November!
 
Way to go Team Canada! My dear Parker kids, they do take a while to mature...but once they do, there is no stopping them. :)
ATCHII Cisco is littermate to CH Pearl
out of CH Parker & HOF CH Emma
 
See Emma's Babies 

Aug 2014 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
AGN CRN CRNT ADC AGNJ RN RSN GSN JSN RN CGN CTD***

"Chloe"
 
ASCA Novice Regular Agility!
ASCA Novice Rally!
Chloe and her Mom Kathy finish their regular title in FIRST PLACE!!
 CHLOE also Qs in FIRST PLACE OBEDIENCE! And the next day they wrapped their Novice Rally title with 2 Qs and a 195!
So nice to see this team back in the ring!! BIG congrats girls!!!!
CH Chloe is littermate to ACH Hudson, CH Tom and Porsche
 out of HOF CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies 

Aug 2014 
***
CKC CH RaineDance Cruz'n In First
ADC SGDC RSN GSN JSO CGN
***
"Cruz"
ASCA Novice Regular Agility!
ASCA Open Jumpers!
Linda and Cruz have a blast at the ASCA trial and
finishes his Open Jumpers with a very fast FIST PLACE!!
Go Baby Cruzie! You will always be a baby to me.
CH Cruz is out of CH Parker & CH Jolie
 
See Jolie's Babies  

Aug 2014

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ATCHIII ATChC RaineDance Cookin'up Mischief RN CGN LIFETIME***
"Biscuit"

ASCA Rally Novice!
Bisi and Linda strut their stuff in Rally and Q 3 for 3 with a 195!! You just cannot stop the Biz. She'll be 12 in February, along with her notable siblings Baron and Merry. 
 
So cute! The Bisi Bee....we love you so much!
ATCHIII Biscuit is littermate to GCH Baron and HOF CH Merry
out of CH Wrtiten & Directed By Timaru & HOF CH Emma
 
See Emma's Babies 

 Aug 2014 
***ASCA CH Veritas Sexy and I Know It***
 "Wiggle"
 
AKC  Best of Winners
Winners Bitch
Winners Bitch!
 
Wiggle and her owner/breeder/handler are back in the AKC ring!! BACK TO BACK Majors for 9 pts!!! 2 pts to finish!
 
Turning heads where ever they go!
Congratulations Sharon McCully of Veritas Aussies! 

 Wiggle is littermate to Obi & Josie, and is owned and bred by
 Sharon McCully of Veritas Aussies
  
See Baron's Babies

Aug 2014 
***BlueSky Written In Heaven At Tuffntndr***
"Austin"
 
CKC Best of Winners!
Winners Dog!
 1st in Puppy Group!
Best of Breed Puppy!
Austin take his first points! THREE points!
He also takes RWD and another Group 1 Puppy!
HUGE congratulations to his owner/handler Dominique and to his breeeder Anja Moore of BlueSky Aussies!
Austin is littermate to Prose, Maui and Icy and is bred by
Anja Moore of BlueSky Aussies
 
See Baron's Babies

July 2014 Highlights:

July 2014 
***RaineDance Mint Condition PT HT CGC ***
"Ande"
 

AKC Pre Trial Tested
Herding Tested!

WHOA! In ONE DAY, Ande and his owner/handler Susie Gonover TITLE in both PT and HT!!! Right before his second birthday!!! (3 Qs in one day!)

Can't wait to see this team in action, in person!  I am a very proud 'other' mother !
Ande is littermate to Brach, Ike and Lynyrd
out of GCH Baron & Trinket
 
See Baron's Babies

July 2014 
***UKC Altered Best In Show
UKC/ASCA A-CH RaineDance American Classic
CD GO CDX RA NA NAJ HIC CDX RSN JSN-OP GSN CGC
***
"Hudson"
 
AKC Graduate Open!
Hudson and Julie earn 2 FIRST PLACE Qs to finish their title!
With a score of 195 and 187.5!!!
 
Utility, here they come! Is there nothing these 2 can't do??!!
A-CH Hudson is littermate to CH Tom,  CH Chloe and Porsche
 out of CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

July 2014 
***RaineDance Knight To Remember CGC***
"Hank"
 
Canine Good Citizen!
Hank earns his first title! This cutie pie is moving to Montana! WAH! :)  I sure will miss his owners Susie and Chris and his 'brother' Ande too!!
 
Cute cute baby dog!!
Hank is littermate to Charlotte,  Kate, Ellie, Duke and Oliver
 out of CH Tom & Capri
 
See Capri's Babies

July 2014 
***
RaineDance First Edition   
TDX HIAs HSBs NA OAJ HTDIs HRDIs
TD2 STDs GSN JSO RSN CGC
***
"Flash"
 
Linda and the Flash are out on the agility course again! WOOHOO! LOVE to watch this boy dong agility. And they earned an Excellent Jumpers Q!!
 
Flash and Linda....I miss you! :)
Flash is littermate to CH Sam, Luna and Rem out of
CH Parker & CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

July 2014 
***CKC CH RaineDance Sports Model
AGN CRN CRNT ADC AGNJ GSN JSN RN CGN CTD***

"Chloe"
 
ASCA Reserve Winners Bitch!
Chloe goes Reserve to a major in WA!  So happy to see Chloe in the ASCA ring! HUGE thanks to her owner Kathy McKenzie and her awesome support team Kristyn Maddox and Jennifer Baldwin!   After the last show, Chloe and Kathy ran over to the Rally Novice ring and got their first ASCA Q! In second place!
 
These ladies did a great job presenting Chloe!
CH Chloe is littermate to ACH Hudson, CH Tom and Rem
 out of HOF CH Wyndstar's Street Legal & HOF CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies
 

July 2014 
***
RaineDance Moonshadow Mischief    
CD HSAs HSBs HRDIs CD OTDds CGC TDI
***
"Luna"
 
AKC Companion Dog!

Luna and her owner/handler Angelyn show off their skills in AKC Obedience this time! THREE back to back
FIRST PLACE Qs! Out of 11 dogs in their class on Sat!
 
Luna says..."Bring it!" :)
Luna is littermate to CH Sam, Flash and Rem out of
CH Parker & CH Merry
 
See Merry's Babies

June 2014 
***
AKC CH Trilogy's Put It In Writing***
"Paige"

AKC Select Bitch!
AKC Select Bitch!
TWICE at a huge show in Ventura! Miss Paige will have her GCH in NO time!! 5pt major and 4pt major!!
Congratulations to her owners Michael & Krystal McGuire!

CH Paige is owned and bred by Krystal and Michael McGuire
of Trilogy Aussies.
CH Paige is out of BIS GCH Baron x CH Trilogy's License to Chill
 
See Baron's Babies

Highlights of 2013:

The Boys:
*AKC MBIS BISS GCH ASCA CH Baron
At 10+, Baron takes Best of Breed Veteran and Best of Opposite Sex at the USASA Specialty here in Santa Rosa, over top winning specials 1/2 his age. Baron's Daughter Veritas Sexy & I Know it "Wiggle" 4th Place Open RM ASCA Nat'ls
*UKC A-BIS/UKC/ASCA A-Ch Hudson
has another incredible year. He finished 5 titles including two Championships and 3 Obedience titles
*CKC Ch Cruz
finishes his Canadian Championship in lightening speed w/3 Majors, and starts his agility career w/JSN
*ATCh-C ATCH II Cisco
At 9, is awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AAC (Agility Assoc of Canada)
*
UKC BIS UKC Ch ASCA ATCH III Bryce earns ASCA ATCH III and is back in the AKC agility ring
*Flash
earns an incredible 7 titles in Agility and Herding, both ASCA & AKC. Titling at the Intermediate level in both
*Remington
finishes all three of his AKC Open Agility titles
*Tom
Earns another ASCA Major and an AKC Bred By Exhibitor Group 2

The Girls:
*Ch Merry 
becomes a USASA Record of Merit Dam (ROMXI) thanks to her talented offspring
ATCh-C ATCH III Biscuit
earns ASCA Reserve High in Trial from 10+ and 5th in her class at the AAC Regional Championships       

*Luna
completes her ASCA Open Duck & Sheep titles, with the special honor of Most Promising Started Aussie
*Ch Chloe
is a busy girl completing 3 Novice Agility titles (CKC & ASCA) including CKC High In Trial, 3 Novice Rally titles (CARO & CKC), and 3 awards in the CKC Breed ring (2 Selects and a BOS)
*Capri 
has her first beautiful litter of puppies, sired by our own RD All Terrain Tom
*Trinket
begins her herding career with 3 mos of training with Megan Sims, in Dewey AZ, ending w/her Started Sheep & Duck titles, and Most Promising Started Aussie

 
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