Our dog "Striker" GCH Schaefer Vinelake Impulsive, was chosen by AKC to represent the cover of their most popular book, The New Complete Dog Book 21st Edition. The most successful dog book ever published, with over two million copies sold, The New Complete Dog Book is the American Kennel Club's bible of dogs, the one book that every purebred dog aficionado and expert cannot live without. The Complete Dog Book first appeared 85 years ago and is a must have for every dog enthusiast. Click here to order your copy from AKC's website.


May 21, 2017 - Very excited to announce that at just 10 months of age our boy Jack is now an American Champion and will formally be known as 'Am CH Regal Reign Hightide Hit The Jackpot' after winning back-to-back Best of Breeds from the 9-12 month Puppy class this weekend in Ohio!!  Jack's show career in the US, although very short has been amazing! Finishing in under 2 months, winning all points and both Majors from the Puppy classes. A huge congratulations to Jack's breeders Brenda & Michael Moore on another Regal Reign Champion.


April 16, 2017 - Day 4 of Harrisburg, PA treated us well! NEW AKC CHAMPION Vivienne Westwood del Whymper delle G.Jorasses "Vivienne" • Winners Bitch finishing in 3 weekends with all points from the Bred By class! Regal Reign Hightide Hit The Jackpot "Jack" • Winners Dog/Best of Winners from the puppy classes putting him very close to finishing! Moaning Myrtle del Whymper delle G.Jorasses "Mirtilla" • Reserve Winners Bitch from the puppy classes! Thank you Judge Rita Walker and all of the judges who appreciated our dogs this weekend and thank you Marlene Ness for your help! Happy Easter everyone!


February 19, 2017 - What a great weekend it has been so far in West Friendship, MD! Yesterday our boy Kindle • Stormridge Hightide Bolero of Fire at G.Jorasses was Winners Dog for a 3 point major under Judge Mr. Fred Bassett! Today was a family affair! Kindle was Winners Dog for a 4 point major and his dam Tingle • Stormridge's Light My Fire, was Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex for a 4 point major to finish her championship under Judge Mrs. Jacqueline Stacy!


December 7, 2016 - We are very proud of Emily and her boy "Pond" - Hightide's Humble Pond, who completed his training in Puppy Agility Foundation class at just five and a half months old! He has also begun training in Obedience and Rally (as well as knowing several amazing and adorable commands) and will be working towards his CGC soon. Thank you Emily for giving Pond the best life! We look forward to his success and anticipate a few titles at the end of his name!


January 17, 2016 - We had a great weekend in Fredericksburg, VA. Our girl "Vivian", Italian/Canadian CH Hightide's Sweet Sensation, won Reserve Winners Bitch to a major the first day under Judge Mr. Houston Clark, won Best of Breed from the classes the second day for a 5 point major over 9 specials under Judge Mr. Joseph Gregory, the third day won Reserve Winners Bitch to the major under Judge Mr. William Shelton, and then on Sunday, won Best of Breed from the classes AGAIN for another 5 point major over 9 specials under Judge Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser, bringing her to have 11 points in the few weekends she has been shown this winter. Our Cocker Spaniel "Noah" also had a great weekend garnering three group placements!




Hightide Australian Shepherds

Jillayne Karras & Jeffrey Hanlin, Jr.
Irwin, Pennsylvania 15642


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