Sting is well built with lovely angles and a long graceful neck. I showed and groomed him for 4 years. He was a UKC champion at 18 months, with a Best in Show. In AKC, he received 7 points owner handled, 2 points with a good friend Sherry Flynn, and his 2 majors were handled by Kaz Hosaka in 3 shows. In one of these shows, he was Best of Breed and 2nd in group.

Sting is happy, and loves to visit. He is obedient, has a calm temperament, and is easy to live with. He has done therapy work and is very intuitive. He loves running agility and catching the ball or frisbee. He also loves to herd sheep and passes this on. He has 2 puppies that have been tested and herd as well. His all time favorite activity is cuddling on the couch.

Sting lives in my house with me and my husband and 3 children and 3 other dogs (and occasional boarders). He has been with us since he was 9 weeks old, and he will spend his entire life with us. In addition to being a champion, he is our pet and a much loved member of our family.

NAME: Sting

PEDIGREE: Belcanto Sting To New Destiny


LOCATION: Flourtown, PA

SIZE: 23 inches

COLOR: Silver

DATE OF BIRTH: 7/1/2005

HONORIFICS: AKC champ, UKC champ, UKC best in show

Hips: Good (OFA)
Eyes: Normal
Heart: Normal
von Willebrandā€™s disease: Clear by DNA test and by parentage

Neonatal Encephalitis: Clear by DNA test
Thyroid: Normal


COI: 4.79 (10 generation); 7.35 (12 generation) calculated by