Belgian Shepherd Genetics

The following is from Genetics of the Dog by Malcolm B. Willis. (including mis-spellings 🙂 As more current information is obtained, I will be adding it to this page. Belgian Shepherd Dogs This breed is seen in four basic varieties: Groenendael which is long-coated and black, Tervueren which is long-coated and red, Laekenois which is…

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The Road to the Championships

Originally printed in the 2010 4th Quarter NARA Newsletter   For many competitors in 2010, the road to the Championships started months before the actual trial.  Competing in a series of club, pre-regional and Regional level events throughout the year, competitors tested their dogs, their training and themselves to earn the scores required to compete…

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Cali’s Broken Jaw

Cali has been officially retired from protection sports, due to an accident at a protection competition Sept 10, 2005. During the competition we were doing a Sch long bite (face attack). Cali ran down and slammed into the helper at full speed.  I am not sure if the initial injury was from this impact, or…

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