CH Wild Wind's Free For All "Ted" (owned by Bethany Burke)
Ted went to live with Bethany Burke in beautiful Florida at 6 months of age. Bethany had been looking for a dog that could finish his championship AND do the performance events that Bethany enjoys doing. WELL, Ted finished totally oener/handled in the tough handler filled rings in the Southeast at just over a year of age, winning many aadmirers on his way. He has been started in many activities in his 1 1/2 years with Bethany-their favorite-AGILITY! Ted earned his NA in 3 straight trials winning 2-1st placements and 1-2nd place with 2 perfect scores! He also has 2 legs on his Novice Jumpers with weaves title! Watch for Ted and Bethany in the future in every arena-Bethany says "Ted has not met an activity that he doesn't LOVE"!
CH Hawksnest's Tymless Journey CD HT NAJ VA"Cam"
Cam came into our lives on a lease for a few short years, he left us with an amazing legacy of his kids and he is back being loved by his owner/breeder Karen Hawkins in Alabama. Thanks so much Karen for sharing this amazing boy with us!
CH Wild Wind's Spirit Of America "Spirit"
Spirit is one of the beautiful puppies born on September 11th, 2001. He went to live, as a puppy, with first time collie owner, Julie Billingsley. Julie became intrigued with showing and Spirit was growing up beautifully so we agreed to show him to his championship. Julie put a major on him herself! On his way to his championship at just over 1 year old age, Spirit garnered a BOV over top specials and a group 4. Spirit is white factored and normal eyed. We plan to breed one of our Andre daughters to him for her last litter.
Ch Wild Wind's Free Fallin' RN "Tom"
Tom is an amazing dog. Our son of CH Hawk's Nests Tymeless Journey CD,HT,NAJ,VA who we had for a short time here in Colorado. Tom finished at just 7 months of age with 4 majors. After growing up he has competed successfully as a special and has multiple group placements. Tom is working on Obedience, Agility, Herding and Rally and may spend some more time in the specials ring. He is also the sire of a young litter of stunning puppies who we are very excited about! Tom is at stud to approved bitches.
photo by Barbara VonHoffman
CH Wild Wind's Turn Me Loose CD, PT, RE, VA "Riley"
Riley is owned, loved and trained by my dear friend Janet Kauffman.
Although Janet has owned collies for many years, Riley is her first show/performance collies. Janet says that Riley really loves to learn and attempt any activity with her. Janet handled Riley herself to his championship-we are so proud of this team.
Riley is also white factored AND Normal Eyed!
CH Wild Wind's Livin' on a Prayer "Skylar"
Skylar is Julie Billingsley's 2nd show dog, our daughter/handler Laura Bergstraser finished Julie's first dog Spirit for her-Julie wanted to show Skylar herself and what a job she did! Skylar finished by 10 months of age with 4 majors, several times going over top specials to finish! Julie is persuing agility and herding with Skylar where I understand he is excelling-his instructors call him AMAZING! What a team, we are so proud!
Wild Wind's Labarynth "Bowie"
(Wild Wind's Hit The Lights X Wild Wind's Midnight Confessions)
Bowie is a lovely young dog who goes back to our beloved CH Wild Wind's Just One Look UDX2, HSHa's, OA, OAJ, RN, ASCA CDX, VX, OFA. He is growing up nicely and has 11 points with one major.. We hope to finish his championship this spring/summer. He has sired a lovely litter here.
Wild Wind's Start Me Up RN "Race"
Race is a lovely dog, co owned and co bred with our dear friend Janet Kaufmann. Janet has owner handled Race to 14 pts, needing only 1 major to finish. Race has won very nicely at all breeds as well as specialties-under both all rounder and breeder judges. He has a lovely face, head and expression, and is SO SOUND! He is talented on working sheep, he has a leg on his CD and his RN. Race is a smart, enthusiastic working dog as well as a beautiful show dog. His first puppies are here at Wild Wind Collies and we are THRILLED!