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Sheep Herding at GMHG

All over the world where there are flocks of sheep there are Border Collies to work them.

The Border Collies' worth, loyalty and brilliance has stood the test of time allowing them to remain much as they were 300 years ago.

My name is Shona O'Kane. I have been fortunate to be able to travel all over North America with my wonderful Border Collies, competing and working in film and television productions, but our favorite opportunity remains entertaining people and making new friends at herding demonstrations where we offer spectators a glimpse into the working life of these amazing dogs.

Over the years we have worked sheep and ducks for the crowds at Highland Games, agricultural fairs, rodeo intermissions, pioneer days, and parades.

Along with my dogs Bobbi, Lass, Preacher, and Jake, I am so pleased to join the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in 2024.

Please feel welcome to visit the dogs and myself between demonstrations and throughout the day. I would love to meet you and the dogs would love a belly rub!

James J Shaffer-5 Shona 1
James J Shaffer-12 Shona 2

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