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TURKEY RUN AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS
Breeding Structurally Sound, Well Balanced Aussies For ALL Venues

 

HOF SPCH WTCH ATCH-II OTCH Certik-Bertik RTDcs UDX AKC/ASCA-TD REX RM RS-E-SP JS-E-SP GS-E-SP
MJ MG MAD AR AS EJC ERC EGC DNA-CP
2003 - 2016

(Petersranch Black Bear X Four Bar X Sidney)

Certik

We bought Certik ("Little Devil" in Slovak language) in January 2004.
Certik was one strong, healthy and very intelligent male who loved people and small children. He greeted visitors with a Frisbie in his mouth. Certik was almost 21" tall and weighed close to 50 pounds. He had a very nice head with beautiful brown eyes, scissor bite and higher ears that would fall forward. His black coat was of medium lenth without any copper. Certik had just a little white on his toes and white strip from his chin to his belly.
Certik was very fast, focused and agile canine, jumping 26" in USDAA agility. He was AKC, ASCA and CKC registered. He was healthy throughout his entire life and died at the age of 13 due to enlarged prostate complications (he was intact male). Certik was a thinking dog, always ready to do anything he was asked. He was also a powerful working dog with tons of natural ability and presence. But he also had a very good OFF switch. He would never bother livestock unless he was told. His herding ability were amazing, he was as strong fetching dog as he was driving dog. Certik always worked quietly and low with a lot of eye. He would bite heads and heels if needed. He was also outstanding in Agility, Obedience, Rally, Tracking and Frisbie. This unique dog will be always remembered for winning the coveted 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Most Versatile Australian Shepherd award (and front cover of Aussie Times), the achievement that no other dog in ASCA history was able to accomplish. Certik is now HOF sire thanks to his pups all over the world. We still have some frozen semen from Certik.

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WTCH OTCH ATCH SPCH Rising Sun Misko@Turkey Run ODX UD RNX REX RMX JS-E GS-E-OP RS-E
SJ SG SSA SS SR AKC-VCD2 HXAs TD UD RA OA NF OAJ DNA-VP
DOB 5/30/2007

(HOF SPCH WTCH ATCH-II OTCH Certik-Bertik RTDcs UDX TD REX RM X WTCH Hangin' Tree Trouble DNA-CP)

 

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Misko (Mike in Slovak language) is line-bred Hangin’ Tree dog
that showed interest in working cattle when he was barely 4 months old. His sire is our Certik and dam is Hangin' Tree Trouble. Two blue merle females "Trouble" and "Dolly" were shipped to me from Rising Sun Farm, MN to breed to Certik in early 2007, but only Trouble ended up with puppies at that time. I was not quiet sure if I was ready for another working dog, but when Misko was the only puppy left from this amazing cross, I decided that he should come and live with us. Misko was such a lovable, happy-go-lucky and animated puppy. He always made me smile watching him play and bounce around. Misko loves everybody, he is such a sweet boy!
But he is a very tough working male with a lot of natural talent, eye and grip to work any type of stock. He is around 19" tall and weighs maybe 45 pounds, smaller but powerful package and very enjoyable working team player. He has nice rich merle coat of medium lenth, one blue and one mostly brown eye, beautiful ears and scissor bite. He has only a hint of copper on his rear legs. Misko, just like his dad Certik, would bite heads and heels of cattle. He doesn't bark when he works, instead, he is fast and focused using fair amount of eye. Misko is outstanding in anything and everything he does. He is Herding, Agility, Obedience and Supreme Performance Champion, just like his dad Certik. We also used to compete in Tracking and Rally in both ASCA and AKC trials.
I took both, Misko and Certik, to the 2011 ASCA Nationals in Wisconsin. We had such a good week filled with many trials. We competed in everything in advanced levels, qualifying in every single competition. The more we competed the more I noticed that Misko was unbeatable and by the end of the Nationals, Misko was awarded the 2011 Most Versatile Australian Shepherd award and appeared on the cover of Aussie Times. Certik was 8 years old at that time and placed 3rd in the Most Versatile Aussie competition. I was so proud of both of them. These two are simply the best of the best!
Misko is retired and neutered now, but we have some frozen semen stored from him. He is still strong, healthy and ready to play Frisbie day or night. Misko is AKC and ASCA registered, his Hips are OFA Good and Elbows Normal, Eyes clear.

Misko 2012
 

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Aerie Lost Dory @ Turkey Run RJ-E RG-O RS-N
DOB 6/29/2016

(HC HTCH WTCH Ad Astra Magnum Force PATDsc RTDsc X WTCH Aerie Anything Goes RN)

Dory

Dory came to us from Aerie kennel near Durango, CO.
Her sire is well-known Magnum, smart and handsome male that I had honor to meet and even compete against with my male Certik. Certik and Magnum look almost like twins when it comes to looks and intelligence.
Dory is darker blue merle female with white trim and a lot of bright copper. She has gorgeous Aussie head with perfect ears, brown eyes, full dentition and scissor bite. Dory's exceptional qualities include her head, front and rear, neck, shoulder and level top line. She has excellent structure, good moderate bone and outgoing attitude.
She is built soundly and structured correctly, she is athletic and very agile. Dory is 19" tall and weighs around 40 pounds.
Dory does not know a stranger, her temperament is sweet, loving and caring. She loves everybody and everybody loves her right back.
I compete with her in Agility, Rally, Obedience and Herding. Dory prefers to work by my side and her eyes are always on me. She is a pleasure to run with in Agility.
Her favorite activity is to play Frisbie, Dory is a strong fetching machine that never fails.
Dory is a wonderful companion to my kids. She wants to ride everywhere with us!
Dory is AKC and ASCA registered, her Hips are OFA Good and Elbows Normal, Eyes clear.

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Sand Ridge Bambina@Turkey Run OTDscd RJ-O RG-O RS-O
DOB 4/8/2015

(CH Peppertree's Stars Go Blue STDc OTDds X Sand Ridge She's A Diva)

 

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Bambi came to us from Arizona, Sand Ridge Kennel.
She is a wonderful and beautiful addition to our Aussie family. Bambi is a stricking light red merle female with perfect white trim and brilliant copper.
She is moderate and well-balanced female with good bone and excellent structure. Bambi's exceptional qualities include her head, front and rear, neck, shoulder and level top line.
Bambi has one blue eye and one amber color, full dentition and scissor bite. She is 20.5 inches tall and weighs around 55 pounds.
I train and compete with Bambi in Herding and Agility. I used to show her in Comformation also. Bambi finished her Herding Open Trials in Ducks, Sheep and Cattle before she turned 2 years old with HIT Aussie. She naturally rates her stock and is very biddable – with a strong will to work and please.
When it comes to Agility, Bambi is fast, focused and precise. She has no problem to run right next to me or 20 feet away. Her favorite is Gamblers Agility. Bambi finished all her Open Agility titles in ASCA.
Bambi has loving, confident and outgoing attitude. She loves people and children. Bambi loves playing with toys and her favorite is fetching Frisbie for me or my children. She runs fast, jumps high and is accurate.
Bambi is AKC and ASCA registerd, her Hips are OFA Good, Elbows Normal, Eyes clear.

Bambi
 

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Boyd Ranch Rover @ Turkey Run
DOB 11/19/2018

(Boyd Ranch Hangin Cowpuncher X Boyd Ranch Just A Lil Cinchy)

Rover

Rover is a very handsome dog and the only intact male we currently have.
He was born in New Mexico at Boyd Ranch and carries some of finest Certik's genes from both parents.
I am breeder of his grandmother Ms. Belle who she was such an adorable puppy. I still remember working Belle on our sheep and ducks. She was one smart, talented and confident fire ball. I liked her a lot!
Rover is so well put together. He has beautiful head, left eye is blue, right eye is brown and his ears fall naturally forward. He has full dentition and scissor bite. His coat is rich black and fluffy of medium lenth. Rover's body is just right, not too heavy and not too lean. His gate is smooth, easy and well-balanced.
I would consider Rover black bi, small amount of copper is only found on his hind legs and is bearly visible. Rover is AKC and ASCA registered. I am hoping to train and compete with this handsome boy in Agility, Herding and maybe Obedience.

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Ash Ranch Roxy @ Turkey Run
DOB 12/15/2017

(Turkey Run Black Bear CD STDsc OTDd RJ-N RG-O RAX X H Cross Pocket Cash)

 

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Our little Roxy was born in Oklahoma at Ash Ranch.
She is daughter of Rubble, male that I trained and trialed before he moved to Oklahoma. She is also granddaughter of our Misko (Certik's son).
Roxy is a wonderful blend of Hangin' Tree and Slash V working lines.
She is black and white petite female loaded with loving and working attitude. Roxy has nice black shorter coat that is very easy to maintain.
Roxy is our smallest and fastest female with a lot of drive.
Being 16" tall and weighing no more than 30 pounds, Roxy is often mistaken for a mini Aussie.
She has muscular body, straight topline and very nice front. Roxy has brown eyes, nice ears that fall forward and scissor bite.
She is a wonderful and very protective mom to her pups. What I like about Roxy is her sweet and playful personality. She loves children.
I would like to train and trial Roxy in Agility and Herding.
Roxy is AKC and ASCA registered and she is red carrier.

Roxy
 

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