If the recent conclusion of the Olympic Games left you jonesing for more, here’s good news: the 2012 National Sheepdog Finals return to Klamath Falls, Oregon Sept. 25-30. Called the ‘Olympics’ of sheepdog trialing, the event draws competitors from across the nation.
Over six days, the best of the best 150 dogs and their handlers from across North America compete for the coveted title of National Champion. In addition to the adult top dogs, top Nursery dogs (age three) compete for the title of Nursery Champion. Also happening during the week are cow dog demos, spinning and weaving, a western trade show and entertainment. Details www.sheepdogfinals.org.