Sharon took her first obedience class with her first Bouvier in 1981. Border Collies joined Sharon’s household in 1989. She has titled dogs in herding (through Herding Started) , conformation (Bouv and BC CH’s) , tracking (Ist Bouv Tracking Champion), agility (Through Excellent), rally (Multiple RE’s),obedience (through UD) and recently began Nosework training.
Sharon infrequently breeds Border Collies and has received the AKC Breeder of Merit award. She has served as a board member of many different dog related organizations and has served as a chair and secretary of Herding Trials, Agility Trials and Tracking Tests. Tracking with her dog is Sharon’s favorite pastime and she manages a small flock of sheep that help keep her Border Collies occupied.