Name: Ch Uwharrie Party Ribbons (RETIRED)
Call Name: Ivey
Pedigree: Ch Dreamstreets Season Ticket x Ch Sunnyrain Spring Loaded
OFA - Good, CERF Clear
Ivey, Ivey Bear, Blue Girl is Ch Uwharrie Party Ribbons she is out of Sunnyrain Spring Loaded by none other than Multi Best in Show Ch Dreamstreets Season Ticket. Ivey was born weighing in at 4 oz—and was a scrawny patchy looking blue merle girl. She was also the only one in the litter and what I had my heart set on… a blue girl. Just not a one that looked like this…but I kept seeing something , something I couldn’t describe maybe it was just feelings but none the less I knew that I had to do whatever necessary to keep this little girl going…That meant tube feeding a miniscule amount of formula every hour for 1 week—then a bit more the next week—after my 2 weeks of vacation ran out she went to work with me and sat on my grooming table until she was officially able to nurse and compete with her other siblings
Ivey quickly caught up in weight and after a few months her coat fluffed out and behold there was a gorgeous baby underneath where once was a scrawny pup…she survived and thrived!!! Ivey was everything I had hoped for..moderate, nice bone, sweet disposition and such an innate ly smart dog that she was a joy to live with.
She earned her first AKC championship points at 7 mos taking Winner bitch from the puppy class and was awarded best of Breed over champions..quite an accomplishment for a pup that shouldn’t have survived!!! Ivey went on to complete her championship in large shows rarely out of the points and in stiff competition. Ivey was my pup that received a 5th place in a huge bred by Exhibitor class at the United States Australian Shepherd Specialty an exceptional moment for me as a breeder.
Ivey has produced major pointed dogs from the puppy class, dogs competing in Obedience and dogs titled in herding.. she has certainly proven she can produce an all around Australian Shepherd. Besides all of her show accomplishments Ivey is known here for being a dog that plays well with others, is kind to everyone’s pups and is just a total joy..we love Ivey!