Win sur­prises owner Joy

Central and North Burnett Times - - 2015 GAYNDAH SHOW -

SHIELMOOR Lady Asheba made her Scots-born owner proud by be­ing named re­serve cham­pion of breed at the Gayn­dah Show.

The shet­land sheep dog, af­fec­tion­ately known as Asheba, sur­prised her owner, Joy Penny.

“I didn’t have any great ex­pec­ta­tion – I thought she’d play up, but she sur­prised me,” Ms Penny said.

“I’ve had dogs for over 40

Joy Penny I thought she’d play up.

years.

“I had col­lies first, but they were just too much, so it was back to my sheltie.

“I love my wee sheltie – they’re finely strung.”

Ms Penny, who has been in Australia for 50 years, said show­ing dogs was a good pas­time.

PHOTO: SHIRLEY WAY

PROUD TO BE SCOTS: Scots-born Joy Penny grooms Shielmoor Lady Asheba, re­serve cham­pion shet­land sheep dog, at the 2015 Gayn­dah Show.

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