OFA Hips Excellent
OFA Elbows Normal
OFA Cardiac Normal
OFA Patella Normal
Willo is a beautiful brown eyed merle girl from our last Desi X Magic litter. Willo is the first brown eyed merle we have produced here at First Harmony Farms. When she inherited her mom's cuddly personality and tested as show/breed quality, we knew she was meant to stay here. Willow is a medium boned girl with amazing angles and the best length of neck and back that we have produced in a mini aussie. Willo lives with Angie Harms in Iowa, but will show and breed here at First Harmony Farms. Willo is a super sweet girl that loves to cuddle. She is a soft girl that strives to please. Although very cuddly, she is a speed demon when playing. She can keep up with all the big dogs and run laps around many of them. Willo LOVES water and swimming with the big dogs. We have never had a mini since Magic that loved water this much. She started swimming at only 3 months old and loves the pool. She will swim with the pack (much bigger dogs) or by herself just to be in the water. Willo has a ton of drive and would excel at any sports. She is extremely athletic and easily keeps up with the big dogs. Willo competed in one conformation event where she did very well, beating a few bitches in her class, but couldn't beat Nina for WB for the points.
Willo was born for dock diving. There was no training with her. She started jumping into the pool from the outside when we practiced other dogs. Once we took her on the dock, she went barreling off the end and had an amazing jump from the start. In fact, that first week of jumping has been her best so far, hitting low to mid 20s each jump. She LOVES Dock Diving and it looks like that may be her favorite sport. Willo got 3rd place at Dock dog Nationals at just 9 months old and 4th the next year as well. Willo was the #1 Miniature American Shepherd in dock diving at only 1 year old, jumping multiple elite jumps and hitting almost 20 feet in competition. We have seen 22s in practice so we know she can do it.
Willo hit her first Conformation shows. She managed to win her class both days and Reserve WB, but couldn't get BOW for the points. Her second show she managed a BOW and her first 2 points. Not all of the judges love her tail, but some will look past it and some even compliment her tail. Although Conformation is not our focus, we will let her hit the ring occasionally to help build Majors. We will see what she does in the future.
2 Reserve WB