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Unforgettable Aussies: Australian Shepherd Dogs Who Left Pawprints on Our Hearts
Contributor(s): McDermid, Paula J. (Author)

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ISBN: 0997553405     ISBN-13: 9780997553406
Publisher: Bainbridge Press
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2016

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BISAC Categories:
- Pets | Dogs - Breeds
Series: Unforgettable Aussies
Physical Information: 0.55" H x 6" W x 9" (0.82 lbs) 202 pages
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Unforgettable Aussies celebrates the exceptional dogs who helped define the Australian Shepherd breed. In this rich history, over 400 Aussies are pictured--each with a detailed profile including titles, special show wins, sire and dam, and name of the owner. Also included are personal stories about many special Aussies, and pedigrees to help you research your dog's family tree. Never before have Aussie breeders and owners had access to this priceless information in one resource. Every page shows why Aussies are truly unforgettable.

As endearing as a new puppy, Unforgettable Aussies is filled with warm, captivating stories about Australian Shepherds and the people who loved them with all their hearts. This book will delight every Aussie fancier--those who own dogs for competition, as well as people who prize the breed as wonderful pets.

This is a book you must have if you love Australian Shepherds

Contributor Bio(s): McDermid, Paula J.: - Ms. McDermid acquired her first Australian Shepherds in 1980 and has been devoted to the breed since that time. Under the kennel name "Bainbridge," she produced many champions, obedience, herding and agility titled dogs. Among those beautiful and talented Aussies were two superstars: CH Steal The Show of Bainbridge, Best of Breed winner at the 1986 Australian Shepherd Club of America National Specialty. MACH4 U-ACHX NATCH4 ATCH-SP ADCH C-ATCH U-CH Chukker's Brumby Bainbridge AKC ASCA CD STDc ATDsd HSAsd TN-O WV-N TG-N JHD-S NF RN CGC Most Versatile Aussie at the 2004 United States Australian Shepherd Association National Specialty. Ms. McDermid's success as a breeder earned Bainbridge Aussies the "Hall of Fame" designation from the Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA). Ms. McDermid served for nine years on the Board of Directors of the United States Australian Shepherd Association (USASA). Her positions included Vice President, Director, Newsletter Editor, and Chairperson of the Health and Genetics Committee (H&G). Her greatest achievement as H&G Chairperson was the advancement of genetic health testing of Australian Shepherds. In 2007 she spearheaded the establishment of the first Aussie epilepsy research program. From 2007-2011, Ms. McDermid directed the expansion of genetic health testing at the USASA National Specialty, establishing it as an annual event. Ms. McDermid began judging Australian Shepherds in 1986 at ASCA specialty shows and is a Senior Breeder Judge. In 1995, she became the second Australian Shepherd Breeder-Judge to be approved by the American Kennel Club. She judges AKC and ASCA shows across the United States, and FCI Australian Shepherd specialty shows in Europe.
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