Shefaro Highlights 2008
Happy Holidays from Shefaro
December 6-7, 2008 AKC lure coursing
Best In Field "Spirit of Shefaro"
New Junior Courser Shefaro Lorelei's Gitana Blanco, JC, also ran for her Senior Courser and got the first leg
New Junior Courser Shefaro Lorelei's Chico Blanco, JC
November 29-30, 2008 Bluebonnet Cluster of Dog Shows
Three new Shefaro Champions - finishing pictures will be posted
UKC Ch. Shefaro Hidden Meadow's Lola Rouge
UKC Ch. Shefaro Lily's South Pacific aka Honey Bun
UKC Ch. Spirit of Shefaro
November 24, 2008 Isaac in Alaska
Melanie with Shefaro Borzoi Natasha and Czar won the best Pet Spotlight Photo Contest over 1000 entries.
November 21, 2008 - Honore's Specialty Winners/Award of Merit picture
November 20, 2008 racing in Shefaro Park
November 15, 2008
 Einstein is a Senior Courser, finished at Chickasha, Oklahoma
Apolo at home
November 13, 2008
Honey Bun in Shefaro Park
Victoria enjoys a view from the top in Shefaro Pasture
November 7, 2008 Honore wins Winners  Bitch, Award of Merit, 5-point major, Galveston Bay Saluki Club Specialty (show picture  will be posted)
Happy Belated Halloween - Boris and Sergei Nichols
November 2008 Shefaro Livestock Guard Dog Travis and friend
November 2, 2008 Honey Bun in Shefaro Park
November 2, 2008 Lola and Einstein racing in Shefaro pasture
Happy Halloween from Kaoru, Kevin and Henry in Japan
October 30, 2008 Lola and pups
October 2008 Sergei Nichols earns his CGC (Canine Good Citizen)
In my mailbox
October 23, 2008 - Hana atop round bales of hay
A Shefaro lure coursing weekend (Oct. 18-19, 2008) ASFA and AKC
Einstein wins AKC Best in Field for a five point major.
Lily Best of Breed
Spirit Best of Breed
In my mailbox today, October 14, 2008
October 12, 2008 The Greyhound puppies are growing up.
October 10, 2008
Shefaro Livestock Guard Dog Joon and her new baby Cria
October 4, 2008
Chico Blanco is almost a year old.
October 4, 2008 Honore enjoys the view from the top and then...
she's off like a shot flying across my pasture!
October 1, 2008 Shefaro has Greyhound Puppies
September 24, 2008 Lola Lotteman camping out.
 September 13, 2008 - Back at Shefaro,  Idol loves the sprinkler!
September 7-8, 2008 Shefaro's first Ibizan Hound champion
UKC Champion Shefaro Lily's Matinee Idol

September 4, 2008 9:18 PM -- John McCain tells convention he accepts the GOP presidential nomination with "humility and confidence."
September 3, 2008 -- Gov. Sarah Palin receives a standing ovation, tells convention she will accept the party's vice presidential nomination.

September 3, 2008 - Travis and his friend, Leila
In my mailbox September 2, 2008 - Kisha
August 24, 2008 - Final Medal Count USA LEAD THE OLYMPICS MEDALS COUNT 36 gold 38 silver 36 bronze  110 Total
  God Bless the USA!  
Some of my goats and sheep in the pasture - August 19, 2008
August 17, 2008  Chico Blanco's growing up (10 months)
so is my little Honey Bun (5 months)
August 13, 2008 - Tika is a Shefaro Livestock Guard Dog puppy
August 13, 2008 - Vega is a Shefaro Livestock Guard Dog puppy
August 11, 2008 Matinee Idol
In the mail today August 5, 2008
Meet the new kid at Shefaro
August 4, 2008 Blanco and Mirabella
July 30, 2008 Blanco enjoying the sprinkler
July 29, 2008 Anatoian Livestock Guard Dog Bubba in Shefaro Park
July 22, 2008 Lily and pups - here we come Mom!
July 19-20, 2008 - 4 more points for Honore -  Beaumont and Galveston County KC - Winners both days (new show photo will follow)
July 20, 2008 Ethan and his new Pyr boy, Apple
Pyr girl on top of the world in her new Daddy's arms
July 15, 2008 Shefaro Borzoi Apolo and Tom
July 9 - 13, Four BOB Caribe, one Spirit at the River City Cluster of Dog Shows.  Caribe is pictured with friend, Lynn, after completing his IABCA International Championship.
July 5, 2008 Lucky Charm
July 4, 2008 what a beautiful sight - rain clouds - and my sheep,
Jacobs Four Horn ewes
June 29, 2008 new International Champion Caribe thanks to Lynn who showed him to four V1 ratings and his title!
Caribe and Lily's son, Shefaro Taylor's Phineas
Shefaro Borzoi Manolo and his Great Dane friend, Gwen
June 23, 2008 Sugar (13) out with her sheep and goats.
June 22, 2008 a wonder of nature in Shefaro Park
June 21, 2008 on family vacation, Shefaro Borzoi Andi Gyomber and her friend, Layla,  enjoy the beach.
June 18, 2008 watching my herd graze on coastal grasses that I hand sprigged many years ago.
June 13, 2008 Bubba watches his herd from a very good vantage point.  I have round bales of hay for the sheep and goats to eat, but they are also a wonderful exercise/playground for the dogs.
In the pasture, Lily and babes watch the Barbado Sheep heading out to Shefaro Park.  Sighthounds and small livestock don't mix, so my place is fenced with cattle panels backed by no-climb fence.
June 13, 2008 I love walking in Shefaro Park and watching my sheep and goats nibbling native grasses before moving back into the pasture.
June 12, 2009 Linda and her Shefaro girls, Uma and Isa, in Iowa
June 11, 2008 Shefaro Borzoi Apolo and Lola Lotterman by the pond
June 8, 2008 Matinee Idol and Honey Bun play show dog with Lynn.
June 5, 2008 Spirit, Caribe and Lily BAER test "normal."
June 2, 2008 Freckles and Debbi at training practice
June 2, 2008 It's always fun going out to Shefaro Park with the herd.
May 28, 2008
 There goes my little Honey Bun.   She is going to be a top show girl.
George's LGD boys at home in Colorado.  They live with his goats, but had some inside time when they first arrived.
May 25, 2008 Isaac at Flat Top Mountain in Alaska
May 24, 2008 Shefaro Ibizan Hound Taylor's Phineas
May 21, 2008
Anatolian Shepherds waiting for their herd
Honey Bun and Matinee Idol are growing up - click picture
May 14, 2008 At the airport American Idol (Ibizan Hound) and DJ (soon to be Wink) Borzoi left for their new homes.
Happy First Mom's Day from Lola and Apolo Lotterman May 11, 2008
In the mail May 10, 1008 Einstein, JC
Go Spurs Go!!!  Drive for Five - San Antonio Spurs make the playoffs
Isaac and Kara on vacation in Colorado April 27, 2008
April 27, 2008 Sunny in Shefaro Park
April 27, 2008 Victoria x Darnilo pups are growing up.
In the mailbox, April 24, 2008, Spirit SC
April 2008 I am very proud of Lara and Vanya as they graduate from Triple Crown Dog Training Academy.  Lara is a certified dog trainer. Shefaro's Vanya is her training dog and best friend.
April 21, 2008 - Shefaro Lorelei's Chico Blanco
April 21, 2008  Shefaro's future show and lure coursing champions - Chico Blanco and Gitana
April 19-20-2008 - Beeville Kennel Club shows - and the winners are Alegria, Caribe and Honore.   Click their names to see their pages.
April 20, 2008 lure coursing training begins
April 16, 2008 Victoria and her February 9, 2008 pups
April 12-13, 2008 While Spirit, Einstein and I were successfully lure coursing at Cleburne, TX, Borzoi Blanco and Saluki Sunny were winning at conformation shows at Stephenville, TX.      Pictured back at Shefaro after the show weekend.  They are happy to be home.
Spirit completes his Senior Courser title.
Einstein completes his Junior Courser and one leg of his SC.
Lola decided coursing isn't her thing, but she sure is pretty watching.
April 7, 2008 Brax and Miss Ellie at the vet getting health certificates.   They're leaving for their new homes tomorrow.  What good puppies.
April 6, 2008 -  Stacy with Gypsy and Catherine's girl leaving Shefaro - click the picture to see the litter page.
Winter and the herd coming in from Shefaro Park.
April 4, 2008 Shefaro's America Idol and Shefaro's Matinee Idol
March 30, 2008  Lorelei with son and daughter, Chico Blanco and Gitana
March 27, 2008  Livestock Guard Dogs in the pasture
Home victorious from the Raleigh, North Carolina show circuit March 18-23, 2008,  Sunny won five and Honore won three more points toward their AKC championships.  Check their pages for the show results!   Sunny is coowned with Terri Parker, Karista.
Super Mo!  Shefaro Manolo enjoying Spring in California March 20, 2008
Happy Saint Patricks Day - Boris and Sergei Nichols
March 17, 2008 Freckles playing show dog with Debbi (pre show grooming)
March 17, 2008 Shefaro Valentin and Kiska at the beach in Cal.
New Mexican Champion Shefaro Santiago Karista coowned by Teri Parker - click the picture
New Mexican Champion Srinagar Shefaro's Honore - click picture
March 13, 2008 Playing show dog with Einstein.
March 13, 2008 Daddy Caribe entertains himself with a stuffed toy.
March 12, 2008 Freckles and his Lhasa friend in California
March 10, 2008 Lily x Caribe boy
March 10, 2008 Blanco floats across Shefaro pasture
March 10, 2008 Pretty Hana in Shefaro Park - click picture
March 8-9, 2008 - San Antonio shows Spirit (L) and Caribe split the points
March 9, 2008 - Borzoi show dogs have fun, too!  Blanco at play.
March 9, 2008 Salukis are enjoying Shefaro pasture after a very successful show circuit in Mexico City - New Mexican Champions Honore and Sunny
March 7, 2008 in the mailbox. Sunny's USA show picture. He spent four successful days in Mexico City winning his Mexican Championship. That picture will be posted when I have it.    Click the picture.
March 6, 2008 the new babies are growing fast.  Click the picture.
March 3, 2008 the new babies are growing fast. Click the picture.
Lure Coursing and conformation champion Lily and her future champion babies.
March 3, 2008 Kiska takes the driver seat of Karin's 1998 Firebird Formula car.   Only in California!

March 1, 2008 Chico Blanco and Handsome exploring Shefaro Park
In my email inbox this morning, February 29, 2008:
Canadian Top10 Lure coursing Borzoi 2007
1. Tri Ch Tovaritch Boronova FCh Lexi & Greg Hancock
2. Bitsey Ch Toparitch Barishnya FCh Lexi & Greg Hancock  
3. Belle Shefaro's Northern Belle FCh Richard & Adele Clarkson
I meet some really neat people through my livestock guard dogs.  This Anatolian Shepherd boy is going to South Carolina.

February 26, 2008 - meet the new kid at Shefaro, a pygmy baby girl.
February 25, 2008 - the babies are growing up. click picture
February 24, 2008 - Lily x Caribe first born pups - click picture
February 20, 2008 - Spirit on a sunny "Winter" day
February 19, 2008 in the mail today
February 19, 2009 Lola and Einstein
February 18, 2008 - Shefaro welcomes Einstein (caught the lure)  Click on his picture to view his page.
February 15, 2008 enjoying a walk in Shefaro Park with...
Anatolian Shepherd Livestock Guard Dog, Bubba,  AND...
bridging the generation gap, a Pyr pup LGD in training with my venerable 13 year old working LGD girl, Sugar  AND...
back to the pasture Pyr LGD, Goliath.
February 14, 2008 - Happy Valentines Day Grammy Sherry from Boris and Sergei Nichols
February 13, 2008, Shefaro Livestock Guard  Dog, Max, with one of his Barbado rams at his ranch in Caldwell, Texas  Click the picture to see more Shefaro Livestock Guard Dogs
February 11, 2008   Freckles at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California.  Click the picture to go to Freckles' page.
February 9, 2008 Victoria's a mom.  Eight beautiful puppies - 5 girls, 3 boys - are pictured at a day old.
February 8, 2008 Freckles enjoys a run in my small pasture before leaving for his new home tomorrow.
February 7, 2008 Beau guards his sheep at the Fine Ranch in Cal.  Click the picture to see more Shefaro Livestock Guard Dogs
February 2-3 (IABCA/UCI) shows at Hutto, TX  New International Junghund and National Junghund (young hound) Champion Spirit
February 2-3. 2008   (IABCA/UCI) shows at Hutto, TX New International Champion Sunny
January 29, 2008 in the mail!
January 28, 2008 Lara and family flew from California to Shefaro to meet the Oct. 28, 2007 pups and took Vanya home on Jan. 31, 2008.
January 27, 2008 Shefaro Valentin and Kiska in the Pacific Ocean
Valentin at Poplar Beach
January 25-26-27, 2008 - New United Kennel Club Champion with three group fours, Honore
January 27, 2008 UKC shows, Lola Rouge won a Group 4 for her second competition win.
January 24, 2008 a Winter day in California, Shefaro Borzoi Manolo and Paloma play with their Great Dane puppy friend, Gwen, at Pam's estate.
A sunny Winter South Texas day, the goats are coming in from Shefaro Park.  The coastal grasses have turned brown, but there is still plenty of good pasture to graze.  Spring rains will turn it green again.  
On the other side of the fence, October 28, 2007 pups parade along the fence line.  Left to right Gitana, Aguilita, Chico Blanco, Handsome.  
January 20, 2008 Chico Blanco and Aguilita playing on a sunny San Antonio, Texas Winter day.
January 17, 2008 Hana gets prettier every day - click her picture
January 17, 2008 Shefaro Borzoi pups enjoying Shefaro pasture.  Click on the picture to go to their page.
January 15, 2008 Shefaro's Lola and Connie's Dove commercial contest.   Please click on the picture, go to the page and vote for Lola and Connie's commercial.  The contest goes up to the Academy Awards with the winner actually being shown during the academy awards.
January 12-13. 2008
Lily smoked 'em!   Check out her page to see the competition - American Sighthound Field Association lure courses - Hutto, Texas - Saturday Alamo Area Whippet Club - Sunday Lone Star Borzoi Club - two days, five field champions came in from Florida.  Lily won Best of Breed and now has 40 points and two first placements required for her ASFA field championship. Spirit gave her a run for her money, but she beat him each time by two points (146-144)  He's picking up steam.
Lily and Spirit
Lily v. field champion, Butch, run off for Best of Breed which Lily won.
Honore thought lure coursing was great except when she spotted the judges sitting off to the side (judging).  She knew they came to see her and went over to socialize.  The photographer was with the judges. You can see the look on her face as she headed toward them.
That's my little Honey Ray!
January 10, 2008 Rodrigo and Marlena
January 6, 2008
Lure coursing was a blast! Lily finished her Senior Courser title while Spirit won two more legs toward his SC.  He needs one more to finish.  We lure coursed at Glen Rose, Texas, Afghan Hound Club of Dallas.
While Lily, Spirit and I were lure coursing at Glen Rose, Texas, Shefaro Borzoi Freckles won his first major January 5, 2008 AND  
 Shefaro Saluki Sunny won his first points BOW Jan 5 and 6, 2008
January 1, 2008 Shefaro Livestock Guard Dog puppies leave for their new home at Osage Alpacas in Missouri.
There they go traveling in style.
Shefaro's Mi Vida Loca is "Oh my Dog!" January 2008 calendar girl
December 30, 2007 Shefaro Borzoi Marco Warner chases his friend, Isabella, through the snow at Salt Lake City, Utah.