Retired 

Included here are some of our crew that have helped to shape our program, either directly by way of foundation, or indirectly when goals (not) so simply didn't work out. In the case of the latter, those 'pup's' have either been placed into loving companion homes once s/n, or are very happily continuing to enjoy their lives here with us and the rest of the Fortis crew. 

CKC GR CH, UKC CH, AKC
mjr ptd, Kirrabilli's Fire Dancer, DNA-VP, *Teiko*

CH Cedarpaws Tye1On At Kirrabilli x Kirrabilli's 

Goosebumps

Owned by Melissa O'Reilly,

Fortis Australian Shepherds

Bred by; Gail Stephens

Eye's cleared annually 

MDR1 N/N and HSF4 clear by parentage

OFA Hips Excellent, Elbows Normal

OFA Patellas Normal

CEA/CH Normal

PRA Normal

Teiko has been spayed after two litters and we will continue to move forward with her offspring. Thus far, Teiko has produced CKC Champions, CKC GR Champions, Group Winning, Multiple Group Placing, Multiple Puppy Group Winning, Multiple Baby Puppy Group Winning as well as Agility titled offspring from two different sires. Importantly , beautiful companions that keep both us as well as their humans on their toes ;) 

We are very excited to see what the future holds for her progeny and Teiko will be keeping a close eye on them as well as she will be staying here with us at Fortis Australian Shepherds.

BISS CKC Gr Ch Bayouland's Light It Up At Fortis CGC, CGCA, TDI

Ryu is a very special girl to us. Full of smiles butt wiggles grunts & groans! Ryu, unfortunately was not destined to be part of the breeding world, and has been placed in a very wonderful and loving home. One, which we couldn't be happier with! We are happy to get updates of 'who bear' and while unfortunate for us, we feel that both Ryu and her new humans both hit the jackpot with her placement :) 

Ukc Ch Amthyst Pure Spirit, *Kiyo* ckc mjr ptd

Happy girl Kiyo. Kiyo is our quirky girl, who takes wiggling (or in her case) dancing to a whole new level! Kiyo literally will (what we call) dances while between your legs-which is a challenge if one is on the shorter side, as she is a larger girl ;) Full of views, Kiyo doesn't hesitate to let you know if she disapproves of one of the others behaviors, and is quick to make you laugh with hers! One of her (many) nick names is moo (or moo, moo) for her grunts & and groans (oh dramatic one!) Kiyo is a character, and isn't shy about being silly either! 

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BISS Gr Ch Bayouland's Light It Up At Fortis CGC, CGCA, TDI

Ryu going BISS under Dr Smith at the CNASA Specialty, which also finished her Grand Championship that day :)