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Aria's The Road Less Traveled To Tenacity -  "DJ"

RBIS NOHS MBIS GCHB Vida's Whale Of A Time x Aria's Bahama Momma

bred by Cheryle Watson  owned by Erica Hartt

DOB:  February 1,  2021

Average age of death in his 5 generation pedigree is 10.19 years with all dates causes of

death known

bernergarde id: 191559 

vWD: clear  

histio test: in HSIMS

OFA hips:  tbd 

OFA elbows:  tba 

DM SOD1A:  clear

SOD1B:  clear 

heart:  tbd 

eyes:  tba                        

Wisdom Panel DNA Testing complete

                        

When Cheryle told me she was going to breed Gabby to Shamu in 2020 I quickly started researching this pedigree as I had a few friends looking for a puppy.  I knew Gabby's pedigree well and that there was exceptional longevity.  After completing my research I was impressed to see Shamu also has a pedigree with exceptional longevity.  I was sad that I wasn't ready for a puppy but thrilled I could refer a few friends to Cheryle.  Sadly, Gabby didn't get pregnant.  Cheryle decided to try again and this time I was in a place to have another puppy.  After my research I decided I wanted a bitch to hopefully start my breeding program with.  Gabby had other plans as she gave birth to a singleton boy.  My heart said you need that puppy with the first photo I saw, but I really wanted a girl. Long story short DJ has given much happiness to me after a very hard 5 years in this breed.  My journey is different than most.  I do things different than nearly everyone.  Longevity is important to me.  Health is important to me.   Temperament is important to me.  Raising dogs naturally is important to me.  While winning is important to me I will not sacrifice the prior mentioned things for ribbons.  I have gained the courage and guts to do what is right regardless of what anyone else thinks or says "the road less traveled"

DJ has a broad flat skull with an intelligent, animated gentle expression.  He has tight flews and correct eye shape.  He has a beautiful balanced side gait with excellent reach and drive.  His front is clean and his shoulder lay back is very good with correct return of upper arm.  He has a good topline and lovely length of neck.  He has very sturdy bone.

DJ has the ideal temperament.  He is confident and good natured and very smart.  He is always wagging so hard his whole body goes along with the tail!