About Us

Summerlove Shetland Sheepdogs is a small hobby kennel located in Florida. Our dogs live in the house, sleep on the bed and patrol the back yard. They are truly a part of our family. We believe that Shelties are multi talented and show them in the agility, obedience and conformation rings.

Lorrie acquired her first Sheltie (Cassie) in 1986 and quickly fell in love with the breed. Two years later Niki came along and Lorrie began showing her in the obedience ring. That led to the agility ring and eventually to the conformation ring. Lorrie is a member of the Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club, the Dog Training Club of St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Association, and the American Shetland Sheepdog Association.

April Dunford got her first Sheltie in 1989. She named him Bandit, because he had stolen her heart! One day April and Bandit went to watch a local dog show exhibition -- the rest is history! She was hooked on obedience and especially on Shelties! Today, April enjoys showing her dogs in agility, conformation, herding and tracking. April is active with the Dog Training Club of St. Petersburg and has served as instructor, training director and Board Member. She is also a member of the Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club, the St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Association, and the American Shetland Sheepdog Association. With the help of her special Sheltie friends, April operates the Suncoast Sheltie Rescue, which finds families for homeless Shelties.

 

"Cassie"
Lorrie's first Sheltie

"Bandit"
April's first Sheltie

Lorrie Reed
Florida
April & Ken Dunford
Florida

lorriereed@tampabay.rr.com

aprilshelty@msn.com

 Members Of:
 
 American Shetland Sheepdog Association
 
 Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club, Inc.

 Dog Training Club of St. Petersburg, Inc.

St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Assoc, Inc.


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