OH, so much fun!
Do we have a possible date?
I'm thinking later in the spring, or early summer, so we know the
weather won't turn on us.
Email me off list at [log in to unmask] and let's select a date.
Then I'll let Tessa and Damian's 'children' and their people know.
On Feb 28, 2010, at 9:53 AM, M.L. Church wrote:
> Yippee - I don't know about bringing Gillie, she's not always so
> great around other dogs - I'll think about it. Usually I just take
> one dog at a time, and Duff is the easiest around others. But if
> everybody'll be leashed anyways, probably not a problem. ML
> --- On Sun, 2/28/10, Jennifer WhiteWolf Crock <[log in to unmask]>
> From: Jennifer WhiteWolf Crock <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [FARMCOLLIE] List not so sad this month / possible OR
> and WA gathering
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Sunday, February 28, 2010, 5:55 AM
> Very good, Dusty and Scout! Jennifer
> Dusty wrote:
>> I would like to go and can bring Scout. He is doing quit well but
>> he looks
>> so longingly at me when I get in the truck.
>> Dusty Copeland, CFO
>> Copeland Family Farms, LLC
>> (530) 436-2348
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Farm Collie Breed Conservancy and Restoration
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lois Olund
>> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 5:08 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [FARMCOLLIE] List not so sad this month / possible OR
>> and WA
>> Hi Group!
>> I have Damian (Jennifer's litter of 13) and Tessa (from Laura
>> Lee) and live near Corvallis, Oregon.
>> We would LOVE an outing to meet everybody!
>> It will need to be a weekend since I since work (4 more months
>> until I retire!!) or summer, but the dogs and I are definitely IN!
>> Lois Olund
>> Philomath, OR
>> On Feb 26, 2010, at 2:13 PM, Elaine Diedrich wrote:
>>> This sounds like fun.
>>> I also have good news to add. Our Willow was diagnosed with
>>> lymphoma last
>>> summer. We started her on chemo and supplemented her with diet
>>> and an immune
>>> building supplement made for canine cancer patients. She went
>>> into remission
>>> a couple months after starting chemo. Her last treatment was mid
>>> yesterday was her check up and the vet was so excited, said she is
>>> Our farm collie is Luna from Jessica Hennings out of Ginny and
>>> Angus. We
>>> will soon be celebrating her 4th birthday. A couple weeks ago
>>> her brother
>>> Aubrey was released to the rescue group I work with ( have been
>>> Jessica in the loop). We are presently his foster family and I
>>> will be in
>>> charge of his adoption. He is a sweet, sweet boy, gets along
>>> with all our
>>> dogs and cat. He would make a great companion. He loves my husband,
>>> following him around the property doing chores, never leaves our
>>> property. Right now we are working on his issues with riding in
>>> the car. He
>>> never left the farm except to be groomed and had a very bad
>>> Things are moving along nicely, my plan is to work with him and
>>> get him the
>>> socialization in the big world that he never had. He does well when
>>> introduced to things gently with no force or coaxing, an added
>>> treat or two
>>> doesn't hurt as he loves food. He is now happily excepting thing
>>> that he
>>> used to run from. Seems to be a good resilient dog in there he
>>> just needs
>>> experience. He was raised around sheep cows and horses, though I
>>> don't know about his herding abilities. I see him more as a
>>> sweet loyal
>>> companion. He loves to accompany us on hikes usually staying
>>> right with us,
>>> willing to come immediately when called. He definitely is happier
>>> allowed to be with his family, both indoors and out. He's calm
>>> and wonderful
>>> in the house. Loves playing with the other dogs when outside.
>>> Aubrey is a big boy. Probably around 75 pounds. Seems very
>>> healthy though I
>>> have not had him to the vet yet. I want to introduce him to
>>> things in a slow
>>> and positive manner so who ever adopts him will have a easy,
>>> well trained
>>> dog, that can accompany them most anywhere. Aubrey is very
>>> capable of being
>>> such a dog. If you know of anyone in the Northwest who might be
>>> in such a dog let me know. We can talk.
>>> Elaine D.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Farm Collie Breed Conservancy and Restoration
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jennifer WhiteWolf
>>> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2010 1:08 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [FARMCOLLIE] List not so sad this month / possible
>>> OR and WA
>>> Hi everyone....
>>> I just wanted to pop on here and say that I am so glad that the past
>>> month or so of postings has not been so sad as it was. That
>>> November to
>>> January period saw several of the list members here and on AWFA
>>> suffer some of our beloved dogs passing away from assorted
>>> Among the deaths was our loosing Lady after half a year battle with
>>> Cancer. It appears that cycle has been broken and with news of
>>> being born and such, we'll, it SURE is nice to hear more GOOD
>>> news than
>>> sad on the lists for a change!
>>> Last year about the end of summer ML Church and I email-talked about
>>> trying to have a small picnic gathering of members located in
>>> upper NW
>>> Oregon and lower SW Washington. We just didn't have enough time
>>> to make
>>> it happen last year, but if we get started now, there should be
>>> of time to get something planned. There is a great park near my
>>> that has plenty of parking, water on site, a clean porta-potty,
>>> and charcoal grills, and lots of open space. The park rules do
>>> pets to be on leash, but that is becoming so common in the past
>>> it is the exception to find a place where dogs can be off-leash.
>>> We are
>>> located about 10 miles south of downtown Portland Oregon, very
>>> close to
>>> the I-5 corridor, so getting here is real easy for anyone in the
>>> region. I want to put this idea out there among the members and
>>> see if
>>> there is still an interest in this kind of gathering....The park
>>> is also
>>> used for Soccer so we would have to schedule a time that no-one
>>> else has
>>> the place officially 'booked'. If there is still interest in a
>>> gathering this year, I will get a schedule from the City that
>>> owns the
>>> park, and find out what dates are open.
>>> Some of us n this list are also subscribers to the AWFA list,
>>> like me,
>>> but I am not really an active participant over there. My dogs are
>>> 'working' dogs with real jobs to on a ranch or farm, and hence
>>> there is
>>> no need be tested and registered or certified for professional
>>> as is the focus on that list, but I DO enjoy the dog talk that
>>> goes on.
>>> If we actually do this, I think it would be nice to invite
>>> members of
>>> the AWFA list as well, once we have a date set. What do YOU
>>> folks on the
>>> FARMCOLLIE list think?
>>> I have photos of the park in a www.photobucket account. If there is
>>> interest, I will post the link to those photos for you all to
>>> see, and
>>> move on towards a decision if we ought to try for the gathering
>>> at all,
>>> and if so, if this place will work, or if we should look for a
>>> Cookie, TahTay, Sky, Java, and Lucky
>>> RIP: Lady and Tyson
>>> Cheers to all/