Updated: 8/1/2017 Black & White DOB: 08/19/02 Ht/17.75" Hips/Good Elbows/Normal CEA/CH, CL: Clear CERF/Gonioscopy: Normal BAER/Normal Idaho USA, entrusted us with a puppy. She danced in to our lives and stole our hearts. That puppy is Taz: CH MACh3 Noteworthy Movin' ToThe Music RN MXG2 MJG2 NF CGC. Producer of Champions and Performance Titled: CH BB Tag Ewe R It RN CGC TDI, "Tag" Herding Group Placement CH BB Forever In Blue Genes, "Jack" CH BB Life's A Dance OA OAJ NF, "Tango" CH MACh BB Poetry In Motion MXS MJG CGC, "Tandy" Herding Group Placement MACh BB Storm Chaser MX MXB MXJ MJB, "Storm" BB Hope You Dance NAJ, "Chloe" There aren't words to express how wonderful and talented she is. Taz easily finished her Championship title. But, Agility is her passion, as you see below: And what can we say about her father, CH Jenaid Thief of Hearts CDX CGC? Thief earned his ROM in 2006. He and his sire, Merlin are one of the few father/son pairs to do so. Taz's mother, Samantha, earned an AOM at the BCSA Specialty in 1999! She is recognized as a Noteworthy Dam by BCSA. CH BB Life's A Dance OA OAJ NF Black & White DOB: 12/27/05 Ht/18" Hips/Good Elbows/Normal CEA/CH, CL and TNS: Clear CERF/Gonioscopy: Normal "Tango" is out of our CH MACh3 Noteworthy Movin' ToThe Music RN MXG2 MJG2 NF CGC, "Taz" by our CH Agape Rhythm 'N Blues RN MX MXB MXJ MJB OF RATO CGC, " Skye " In November 2008, Tango finished her Breed Championship with back to back majors. CH MACh BB Poetry In Motion MX MXB MXJ MJB CGC Black & White DOB: 12/22/07 Ht/18.75" Hips/Excellent Elbows/Normal CEA/CH and CL "Normal" by Pedigree CERF/Gonioscopy: Normal TNS Carrier "Tandy" is out of our CH MACh3 Noteworthy Movin' ToThe Music RN MXG2 MJG2 NF CGC, "Taz"; sired by AU/AM V CHX Wildfire Fidelis Bustin' Loose HSAs HIAs NA, "Paddy", Tandy is everything we wanted when we planned Taz's second and final litter. We could not be more pleased! "Tandy is a true delight! She's always happy and friendly and ready to go. A quick learner, she makes her own fun along the way." "Tandy's pedigree is full of titled performance dogs, and she makes them proud!" You can tell by her expression that Taz takes Agility very seriously! In January 2009, she earned her MACh in St Louis. On Mother's Day weekend 2010, Taz earned her MACh 2 in Omaha. In March 2011, Taz earned MACh 3 in Des Moines! Any success we achieve in Agility is due in large part to Connie Apling , our instructor. We are sincerely appreciative of her encouragement and support. CH MACh3 Noteworthy Movin' ToThe Music RN MXG2 MJG2 NF CGC If you'd like to meet her Daughters and Granddaughters, please continue reading... Tango made her Agility debut in Spring 2009, but took the summer off to raise six beautiful " Tangaroo's "! Our sincere appreciation to Carol and Ed for sending Taz to us. She has changed our lives! Congratulations Taz! 8 for 8 at the TAC trial, February 17-20, 2011! In March 2012, Taz had emergency surgery to repair a torn CCL on her left side. Nine months later, she was entered in her first trial post-surgery, And, she had to have emergency surgery to repair a partial CCL tear on the right side. In Taz's best interest, we have no plans to pursue MACh 4, although Taz lacks 160 points and has forty QQ's. Taz is officially retired. If you'd like to see Tango's puppies we kept for ourselves, scroll down to "CiCi", CH BB Runs With Scissors HSAs MX MXB MXJ MJB NF T2B CGC and "Taxi", CH BB's Going Places NJP CGC TAZ's talent and beauty are no surprise as her Great Grandfather, Chess and Grandfather, Merlin are both AUST/AM Champions. They quickly made an impact on the show scene with Merlin winning WD and BOW; and Chess winning RWD at their first show in the USA: The BCSA Nationals. Merlin went on to win BOB at Westminster. CH BB Runs With Scissors HSAs MX MXB MXJ NF T2B CGC Black & White DOB:07/18/09 Ht/17.75" Hips/Good Elbows/Normal Cerf: Normal CEA/CH, CL and TNS Clear by Pedigree "CiCi" is out of our CH BB Life's A Dance OA OAJ NF, "Tango" She's an enthusiastic daredevil who'll try anything once! CiCi has wonderful bounce-back... and even better: an "off" switch! CiCi takes herding very seriously and is quite passionate about it! Here she is on only her second day 'playing' with sheep. Winner's Bitch at the IKC for a four point major! February 25, 2011! New Champion Finishing with a four point major May 27, 2011! Tandy goes BOB over a Special from the 12-18 month class, and on to win Group 4!! Tandy finished her Championship with four majors and one Group 4! Qualified for AKC National Agility Championship 2009 2010 2011 2012 BCSA Agility Top 20 Invitational 2010 and 2012! MACh weekend January 2009 TAZ earned her NA and NAJ the first time out with five first place runs and one second! March 18-20, 2011: Another 6/6 weekend for Taz! She earned her MACh 3 and a blue ribbon at the DMOTC trial. VIDEO CiCi's Agility Debut: June 18, 2011 for a fabulous debut run, and CiCi's first blue ribbon! Who could resist this sweet face? Not us! Born beside my bed, she had us at "Hello"! But, CiCi's more than a pretty face... CiCi always puts her best foot forward... The Border Collie National Specialty was no exception! Here is CiCi having fun in Albany Oregon, September 2011... Tango was honored by the Border Collie Society of America in the "Breeding Excellence Recognition Register of Merit" program by producing six AKC Champions of Record with required performance titles. whelped on 07/18/09 (the Tangaroo's): CH BB Runs With Scissors HSAs MX MXB MXJ MJB NF T2B CGC, "CiCi" GCH CH BB's Barnstorming Daredevil CGC TDI, "Buzz" BB's Buzzin Round Ewe CGC TDI RATS, "Skeeter" whelped on 08/18/12 (the Brango's): CH BB's Going Places NAJ CGC, "Taxi" CH BB's Mine Mine and That's Mine Too, at Whistle-stop , "Dibs" BB's Lassen Dances With Fire OA AXJ OF, "Lassen" Natch 3, VersNATCH 2 BB's Embrace The Journey BR-E, XHP-O, IT, HIC, HOF "Tripp" Tango is our "Sugar and Spice" girl; she has a sweet and loving nature. Below is a photo taken about three weeks before the Tangaroo's were born. The basket was a "thinking of you" gift from good friends. Tandy earned her MACh on November 15, 2013 at the TAC trial. CH BB's Going Places NJP CGC Black & White DOB: 08/18/12 Ht/18.75" Hips/Excellent Elbows/Normal Cerf: Normal CEA/CH, CL and TNS Clear by Pedigree "Taxi" is out of our CH BB Life's A Dance OA OAJ NF, "Tango" With five lovely girls in the 'Brango' litter from which to choose, Taxi is the one we kept for ourselves. While preparing for her AKC debut, Taxi played in the UKC ring and was awarded Reserve Best in Show. Taxi was well received in the breed ring. While pursuing her breed championship, she finished with three, three point majors! Taxi has the same effortless movement we've grown accustomed to seeing in our yard. She is light on the leash and a pleasure to watch. "Thank you Sheryl McCormick for this lovely photo of our adolescent girl"! Taxi's final time in the breed ring was at the Border Collie National Specialty where she was awarded Reserve Winner's Bitch, September 5, 2015. Her sister Dibs, "CH Mine, Mine and That's Mine Too at Whistle-stop ", was Reserve Winner's Bitch two years earlier at BCSA Nationals ! who expertly handled both girls to their National titles!"