Our Crew

I’ve loved English Shepherds since I was very young.  Grandpa had dogs that I loved dearly and grew up with.  They were my world and still are.

Meet our crew now!  Our dogs are our children.  We love each and every one of them.

KAT Ballou

                KAT Ballou DAM:  Maple Grove Farm’s Abilene SIRE:  Maple Grove Farm’s Rimrock Drover    

Abilene

 ABILENE SIRE: TOREN’S BLACKSHEEP SAM DAM: TOREN’S BLACKSHEEP SUZY From the moment she climbed into my lap, wiggled into my arms and licked my face, I was hopelessly in love with a black and tan ES. In the beginning a challenge and I was surprised by that, now just the best. She has taught me …

Amarillo

AMARILLO PASSED MARCH 26, 2016 She was a good dog.  We buried her where she can watch over the farm, sheep, our home, and her beloved pond.  A dogwood tree will be planted on her grave.  Please read my Blog…With A Broken Heart . Thank you all so much for the kind words and encouragement …

Boo

                      BOO SIRE: JARRATT’S DALLAS DAM: MAPLE GROVE FARM’S AMARILLO Boo is from our Winter ’09 litter.                        

Drover

DROVER…The reason Les and Richard went to Wyoming…in 2009! VIDEO:  Drover Herding Jan. 2011 2009: All of our dogs love to go across the dam and into the fields and woods to explore…this puppy is fitting right in like he has been here forever. As I write this he is asleep on the floor on …

Montanna

MONTANNA Montanna came to us from Rebecca Wingler and is out of her “Becca” and Jennifer’s Russell “Russ”…the last litter he produced. I found Rebecca and went to see Bec’s first litter. They were 4 weeks old I think. We were so amazed at Bec’s sweet nature to all of us that I knew I …

Timber

What a sweetheart!  Our newest’ crew’ member…such a smart and energetic pup!  This lovely little girl is from Mary Peaslee’s Blue Moon litter! Her litter call name is “Nessie” ….Her name is “Timber”!   What is so special to me (besides the oblivious) This girl is out of Mary’s Belle…and Belle’s sire is my Dallas and her dam is …

Boobie Dog

Boobie Dog and Ruff…the two by which all others are considered. Ruff was the first and lived a long happy 15 and 1/2 years……. Boobie Dog was born on the day Ruff passed, and lived to be 10 years of age lacking 3 days. He had a wonderful happy life and both dogs were are …

Boomer

An old friend…Boomer.    He was a Corgi ….I had him for all most 3 years but he was so Corgi like!!! grin! He could not stand for my English Shepherds to be so close to me. He was a great dog and needed a one dog home! So Bill and Linda… Adored him and …

Dallas

JARRATT’S DALLAS SIRE: JENNIFER’S RUSSELL DAM: STEGALL’S CHINA DOLL OFA: FAIR Dallas was owned by Ed Lynn Jarratt until Lynn’s untimely passing, March 2008. I feel it is a great gift for Dallas to have come to live with us. We have had some misunderstandings during the first 4 months of living on the farm, …

Dino

Dino was a great dog! He was out of my Grandpa’s Australian Shepherd line. Pap bred blue merle to blue merle and that produced in each litter pups with too much white on them. And all ways on their heads! So that in turn caused the puppies to be blind or nearly blind (as was …

Ruff

Ruff came to me at 6 weeks of age and immediately he was mine! He followed me everywhere! He hated to be shut up and would not tolerate it! Not Ever! He was my friend, and companion, he went everywhere with me! He was a fine dog! Yes an English Shepherd! I still miss him …