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Early summer is good...

First step would be to select a general range of weekend dates that are 
desirable..I will them contact the park for non-soccer or sports days... 
I'll email you off-list so we can develop some details....

Jennifer


Lois Olund wrote:
> 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.
>                                     Lois
>
>
> 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]> 
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>> 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
>>> www.goatmeats.com
>>>   -----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
>>> gathering
>>>
>>> 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  
>>>> January
>>>> yesterday was her check up and the vet was so excited, said she is
>>>> excellent.
>>>>
>>>> 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  
>>>> keeping
>>>> 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  
>>>> unfenced
>>>> 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  
>>>> experience.
>>>> 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  
>>>> really
>>>> 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 when
>>>> 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  
>>>> interested
>>>> 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 Crock
>>>> 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
>>>> gathering
>>>>
>>>> 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 list,
>>>> suffer some of our beloved dogs passing  away from assorted  
>>>> situations.
>>>> 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 puppies
>>>> 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 plenty
>>>> of time to get something planned.  There is a great park near my home
>>>> that has plenty of parking, water on site, a clean porta-potty,  
>>>> tables,
>>>> and charcoal grills, and lots of open space. The park rules do require
>>>> pets to be on leash, but that is becoming so common in the past years,
>>>> 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 not
>>>> '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 skills,
>>>> 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  
>>>> different
>>>> location.
>>>>
>>>> Jennifer
>>>>      Cookie, TahTay, Sky, Java, and Lucky
>>>>         RIP:  Lady and Tyson
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers to all/
>>>>
>>>>
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