Joy was the product of my very first attempt at breeding shelties. Named before
she was even born, she has lived up to her name "Joy" in every
way. Joy had won High in Trial awards in both obedience and agility. She had breed points and
group placings in the AKC breed ring, as well as multiple UKC Best in Shows.
On her many trips to Bermuda,
she received several Veteran Best in Shows. Finally, her many achievements in the USA
gave her the honor of receiving the prestigious ASSA "Versatility
Certificate" (VC). She was the picture of versatility and only limited by me.
In England, Joy continued her
winning ways. Her many successes include an All Breed Best
Veteran in Show, Winning out of Elementary Agility and many
placements in obedience.
was always a joy to train, live with and love. Our house is now empty
without her but I am grateful for having her in our lives for nearly 15
years. All my shelties will forever be compared to her. She was