July 12, 2008
We are saddened to report that Tyson the wonderful giant of a collie,
friendly to everyone, has passed over the rainbow bridge.
Some fun Links:
Lassie - The TV
Do you remember
'Jeff's Collie' the first
Tom Rettig, who played Jeff with Lassie on
the hit TV series [later featuring Jon Provost
as Lassie's boy] was a successful child star
in Hollywood. He appeared in several feature
films and on TV. As a young adult, he became
a computer programmer of some reputation
and great skill. Sadly, he passed away as
young man, but before he left this world
he wrote a "program" that anyone
can "execute". It contains some
important messages for everyone. You may
find it here
March 16 2003.
were not bred
to be "show" winners, since breeding
for just looks and a "Show" is
irrelevant to us. These dogs were bred to
be all around champions of health, strength,
character and good looks.
I believe we were successful and all of these
dogs are living a happy life.
"you are going
to your new
home to be
helping to care for
is Joyce, at 4' 11" her size makes the
Pup look bigger than he is. "Rhythms
of Jazz". was placed in his new Michigan
His new name is just "Jazz".
And here is
She is to stay with us as a future mommy.
and to the
Fields", a female. We call her "Snowy"
is with her new
a Female pup we sometimes called 'Splits'.
"Kelly" - and lives
in Saskatoon, Canada
To the Left and
a Female Pup.
Below with her new owners William and Deborah.
a Male Pup is now living in Victoria BC in
Canada with his new Mom Tracy. His new name
is "Tyson" We have some new pictures
of Tyson and will post them soon....
To the left and below is a male puppy we
"Highland Sky" with
his new family Barb, Karl and one of
"Midnight Stars" at right says
goodbye to us as he is prepared to fly to
his new home in New York state He is called
"Justice" and now lives on a farm,
doing what a magnificent farm collie loves
Left and below:
"Midnight Memories" AKA "Mokie"
a male pup.
16th 2003 "Mokie" as
him is now with his new family.
happy family and
their newest member.
Dream Dancers Midnight Expression.
Look at the joyful expression of the girl.
Happiness is a warm puppy.
Our Pups, Cookie and TahTay were
to be photographed professionally by Patricia
Gayle Photography for use in greeting and
Here are a few pictures of hers
of our dogs
that she let us see....All of the images
below in the white frame are copyright of
Below are some
puppies who have gone
to good homes and some of their histories
to the present...
Variations on a
go to the new dedicated page for this
We have been asked an
Why do we call TahTay an "American Collie"?
Additionally, other people have inquired
about just what is a Scotch Collie and are
they related to "Farm Collies"?
To answer these questions, there is lot of
history to cover, so lets just dive in and
find some answers....
I'm Cary Grant...
can't you tell?
left - Meet "Cookie"
(Dream Dancers Oatmeal Cookie)
She is Intelligent, Lovingly watchful and
very athletic. As a strong alpha, she keeps
Tah Tay very strong as they play.
We wanted to
bring forth a hybrid that
although makes the purest breeders cringe,
the combination made some lucky owners a
tremendous companion. A champion in their
own right, even though there is no "blue
ribbon" at the end of the day, there
is the light and joy in the eyes of the young
at heart of all ages.... Collies are companions
and there gentle behavior is a matter of
(at left) "helped"
to create some young ones about a year ago.
going to tell
the story in pictures
of were all of the young pups went, were
they are now and we will cover their future.
took over a
large portion of the
yard and we had created a closed off section
for them to safely play, roam and explore
At about 1 year.
Hi, my name is TahTay (Lakota - for Whirlwind),
I love to play!
Echo's Kanoba TahTay)