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MACH UWP Belcroft In A Sweet Dream MXB MJB OF RN PD PTM

Strata, Katherine’s next dog, was a true change of pace from Tessie! He came to Katherine and Daniel from Belcroft-Majestyk Shelties in Maine. His sire, Striker, is a champion performance dog and many of his siblings have won top honors in agility.

Much like his father, Strata is an enthusiastic worker who loves to be playing as often as possible. He is a go-anywhere, do-anything dog who will eagerly work for food, toys, and praise. Everyone who meets him remarks on his personality – unlike many Shelties, Strata greets all he meets with his tail wagging, nudging them for attention. He is very much a social butterfly!

When not competing at a national level in agility, Strata enjoys herding his ‘big sister’ Tessie, keeping an eye on his tennis ball collection, and helping his mother teach her group classes by acting as the ‘demo dog’. Despite his love for agility, Strata’s favorite task is helping to socialize the puppies in Katherine’s Puppy Kindergarten classes. He is a fun, gentle, and effective teacher with youngsters.

The above video is of Strata's 5th place in Performance Speed Jumping at the 2012 USDAA New England Regional Championships.

2013 - Agility

  • 2013 USDAA Northeast Regionals: Finalist in Performance Speed Jumping, 5th in Performance Masters Challenge Biathlon, 8th in Performance Versatility Pairs
  • 2013 AKC World Team Tryouts in Hopkins, MN - 5th place in Round 4
  • 2013 AKC Agility Nationals in Tulsa, OK - 50th overall (of 211 teams)
  • AKC Agility Titles: Master Agility Championship (MACH), Master Agility Jumpers Bronze (MJB), Master Agility Bronze (MXB), Open FAST (OF)
  • USDAA Agility Title: Performance Tournament Master (PTM)

2013 - Performance

  • 1st place in Rally Novice B at Western MA Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty with a score of 97/100
  • Perfect score in Rally Novice B at Holyoke Kennel Club
  • AKC Rally Title: Rally Novice (RN)

2012

  • 2012 USDAA Northeast Regional Finalist in Performance Speed Jumping (5th place) and Performance Grand Prix
  • 2nd place in ISC Standard at Thanksgiving Cluster, West Springfield MA
  • Qualified for 2013 AKC Agility National Championships
  • Qualified for 2012 USDAA Agility Nationals with a bye into Performance Speed Jumping semi-finals
  • AKC Agility Titles: Master Agility (MX), Master Agility Jumper (MXJ)
  • USDAA Agility Titles: Performance Dog (PD), Starters Performance Standard (SPS)

2011

  • 2nd place in ISC Jumpers at Thanksgiving Cluster, West Springfield MA
  • AKC Agility Titles: Agility Excellent (AX)

2010

  • AKC Agility Titles: Excellent Agility Jumper (AXJ), Open Agility (OA), Open Agility Jumper (OAJ), Novice Agility (NA), Agility Fast Novice (NF), Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ)
  • UKC Weight Pull Titles: United Weight Puller (UWP)

Strata

Strata

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