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2014

 

Save the Date for the Puyallup...for the 15th year we will be doing herd dog demos at the Puyallup Fair. We are doing TWO shows on one day this year.  At  5pm and 6:15 on Friday September 5th. We are at Loading Arena K with our various breeds of working dogs and ducks but be sure to check the Fair program when you get there to confirm location or click here for the Fair's website

 

Ewe-topia Herd dogs will again being adding their herd dog demo to all the fun of the  Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . For this July 26th show we had five different breeds herding ducks thru a course of bridges and tunnels  We expect to be on around 10:30 and have regular herding lessons at 3pm that Saturday Click here to visit the official site and spot the Ewe-topia dogs and handlers

 

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Ewe-topia is listed in the new book Ruff Guide to the United States: 365 of the Best Places to Stay & Play with your dog in all 50 States. The book, filled with great color pictures on every page, has been featured in Sunset Magazine’s “Best of the West” section, gotten 5 star ratings on Amazon.com and has picked up a number of glowing reviews from travel bloggers (and their dogs). Ewe-topia is the only herding facility listed (we welcome all breed and all ages) and is one of 20 attractions listed in the Washington state section. We have been listed on their website www.BringFido.com since they came out on their cross country research trip. The book retails for $25.

 

 

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show:  Ewetopia has been providing a live, on site demonstration of every herd dogs potential and expertise at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show for over two decades. This year’s show on March 8th we were again at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave in Seattle.  http://seattletimes.com/html/photogalleries/localnews2023084567/4.html

 

2013

 

Save the Date for the Puyallup...for the 14th year we will be doing herd dog demos at the Puyallup Fair. Our shows this year are at 5pm on September 9th (Opening day & Military Monday) and Friday September 13th. We typically are at Loading Arena K with our various breeds of working dogs and ducks but be sure to check the Fair program when you get there to confirm location or click here for the Fair's website

 

Ewe-topia Herd dogs will again being adding their herd dog demo to all the fun of the  Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . For this July 20th show we had five different breeds herding ducks thru a course of bridges and tunnels Click here to visit the official site and spot the Ewe-topia dogs and handlers

 

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show:  Ewetopia has been providing a live, on site demonstration of every herd dogs potential and expertise at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show for over two decades. This year’s show on March 9th we were again at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave in Seattle.  Show times are usually 11 am and 1pm. Here is the official website for details Seattle Kennel Club come and see at least six different types of herding breeds maneuver ducks thru obstacles.

 

2012

 

Mark your calendar for the Puyallup...for the 13th consecutive year we will be doing herd dog demos at the Puyallup Fair. Our shows this year are at 5pm on September 7th (Opening day) and Monday September 10th. We typically are at Loading Arena K with our various breeds of working dogs and ducks but be sure to check the Fair program when you get there to confirm location or click here for the Fair's website

  

July 21st found Ewe-topia Herd dogs doing their annual demonstration at the Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . For this show we had five different breeds herding ducks thru a course of bridges and tunnels Click here to visit the official site and spot the Ewe-topia dogs and handlers.

 

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show:  Ewetopia has been providing a live, on site demonstration of every herd dogs potential and expertise at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show for over a decade. This year’s show in March we were ther again at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle. 

 

2011

 

 

and we are already booked for the Puyallup...this year marks the 12th year we have done herd dog demos at the Puyallup. Our shows this year are at 5pm on September 9th (Opening day) and Monday September 12th. We typically are at Loading dock K with our various breeds of working dogs and ducks but be sure to check the Fair program when you get there to confirm location or click here for the Fair's website

 

Seattleite.com recently featured Ewe-topia as a place to come to mentally exercise your dog but leave with a much bigger sense of community.

 

July 23rd   Ewe-topia Herd dogs will  be doing their annual demonstration at the Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . The show is usually at 10:00 am. Come see six different breeds herding ducks thru a course of bridges and tunnels. click here for more information http://www.thehumanesociety.org/get_involved_dogathon.php on this great fund raiser for local pets.

 

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: Once again Ewetopia will be providing a live, on site demonstration of every herd dogs potential and expertise at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show. Join us at the show this March 12th at 11 and 1:15 (we will be open for herding lesson on Sunday March 13th) at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle is no exception.  for this show ducks are herded through an obstacle course by up to ten different breeds of dogs.  Seattle Kennel Club. Click here for Seattle Times pictures from the show

 

 

2010

We were on NW Cable News in November! click here for the link

 

Join us on FaceBook! You too can become a fan of our unique herd dog training facility. Sheep and dog jokes, pictures of events and our students even the occasional coupon!

 

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: Saturday March 13th (Yes we are open Sunday the 14th) is the 20th annual Ewe-topia Herddogs Show at the Seattle Kennel Club dog show at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle is no exception. Ten different breeds will herd ducks thru a course that will entertain and educate you about the wonders of herding. More details about the dog show are at the clubs site Seattle Kennel Club.

 

July 24th  Ewe-topia Herd dogs will  be doing their annual demonstration at the Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . The show is usually at 10:00 am and will feature six different breeds herding ducks thru a course.

 

Puyallup Fair two shows:  This year marks the Ewe-topia herd dog 11th demo at the Fair will be Friday Sept 10th at 2:30 and 4:30 at Loading Arena K. Check the Fair program when you get there to confirm location or click here for the Fair's website

 

2009

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: For 18 years Ewetopia has done an on site demonstration of every herd dogs potential and expertise at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show. This March 7th at 11 and 1 at the Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle is no exception.  Ducks are herded through an obstacle course by ten different breeds of dogs.  Seattle Kennel Club.

 

July 25th  Ewe-topia Herd dogs will  be doing their annual demonstration at the Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . The show is usually at 10:00 am and will feature 5 breeds herding ducks thru obstacles. This year's pictures

 

Puyallup Fair two shows:  This year the Ewe-topia herd dog demo at the Fair will be Friday Sept 11th  (this is duck herding only) and Friday Sept 25th  (this will be sheep and duck herding). THIS YEAR'S PICTURES!!

 

2008

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: The 17th annual Ewe-topia's demonstration of herd dog potential and expertise will be a featured event March 2008.  Ducks are herded through an obstacle course by ten different breeds of dogs. The event is at Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle with shows at 11 & 1   Seattle Kennel Club.

 

July 26th  Ewe-topia Herd dogs will  be doing their annual demonstration at the Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood  for the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County . The show is at 10:00 am and will feature 5 breeds herding ducks thru obstacles. Learn more by clicking here.

 

Puyallup Fair:  Once again the Ewe-topia herd dog demo at the Fair will be Friday Sept 5th 2 pm and Friday Sept 12th at 3pm . Currently both shows should be  at the Loading Arena but please check the Fair's program on line and in person to confirm time and location. 10 different breeds will be herding ducks thru obstacles. THIS YEAR'S PICTURES!!

 

2007

·         NWSource.com: an on-line regional newspaper has featured Ewe-topia in an article on fun things to do with your dog in the Puget Sound area. Click here to read it in full.

·         Puyallup Fair:  It is that time again. The Ewe-topia herd dog demo at the Fair will be Friday Sept 7th and Friday Sept 14th. Currently both shows should be at 2 pm at the Loading Arena but please check the Fair's program on line and in person to confirm time and location. 10 different breeds will be herding ducks thru obstacles.

·         The Business Examiner: a bi-weekly newspaper serving the South Sound area had a large spread on Ewe-topia in their July 23rd issue. Here are some of the the great pictures they took while out here.

·         July 21st Ewe-topia Herd dogs will  be doing their annual demonstration at the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County Dog-a-thon at Steilacoom Park in Lakewood. The show is at 10:30 am and will feature 5 breeds herding ducks thru obstacles.  One team will be an 8 year old girl working with a Rottweiler.

·         Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: Saturday, March 10, 2007 For the 16th year in a row, Ewe-topia's demonstration of herd dog potential and expertise will be a featured event.  Ducks are herded through an obstacle course by ten different breeds of dogs. The event is at Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle with shows at 11 & 1   Seattle Kennel Club. Click here for 2007 pictures

 

2006

·         Puyallup Fair:  7th Annual Ewe-topia herd dog demo at the Fair will be Friday Sept 8th and Friday Sept 15th. Currently both shows should be at 2 pm at the Loading Arena but please check the Fair's program on line and in person to confirm time and location. This year as well as ducks, sheep will be herded thru obstacles by dogs of all shape, sizes and ages.

·         Tacoma Dogathon: July 15, 2006 Ewe-topia is again invited to put on a duck herding demo at the Humane Society of Tacoma Annual Dogathon at Ft Stelicom Park. Click here for pictures.

·         NW Source: April 7, 2006 Ewe-topia is again in the news. Click here for a link to the article at www.NWsource.com, a source for great things to do in the area.

·         Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: Saturday, March 11, 2006 marks Ewe-topia's 15th  annual demonstration of herd dog potential and expertise.  Ducks are herded through an obstacle course by ten different breeds of dogs. The event is at Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle with shows at 11 & 1   Seattle Kennel Club.

·         Capital Press: Tuesday January 30th.  This weekly newspaper focuses on agriculture businesses. "They didn’t start out with it as a goal but, since establishing Ewe-topia in 1992, partners Joe Kapelos and Linda Leeman have done more to educate people about the role and training of herding dogs and general dog-owner responsibility than a lot of people actually in the agriculture industry." Click here to read the rest of the article online.

2005

·         Helping the US Army:  Ewe-topia sheep are helping the Army's Striker group prepare for deployment to Iraq. This first time event was covered by the Associated Press,local television news broadcasts and newspapers. CLICK HERE to read the many newspaper articles.

·         Puyallup Fair:  For the 6th year Ewe-topia students and instructors have been invited by Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County  to do two demonstrations at the  Puyallup Fair.  See pictures from this year's demos here

·         Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: Saturday, March 12, 2005 marks Ewe-topia's 14th  annual demonstration of herd dog potential and expertise.  Ducks are herded through a little agility course by 10 different breeds. The event is at Qwest Field Event Center, S. Royal Brougham Way & Occidental Ave  in Seattle with shows at 10:30 & 12:30. For more information about the dog show visit Seattle Kennel Club. No Herding Lessons that day.

·         ASCA Fun Trial: Saturday May 7th all day, Joe and Linda will be hosting their annual ASCA Fun Trial for Ewe-topia students who are at competition level. This year the event will be at Stewart's Arena in McKenna. Only dogs who are competing are allowed in the building and all dogs must be crated/confined or on leash on the property. Great spectator viewing area and snack bar available on site. All level of students are encouraged to attend.

·         Tacoma Dog-A-Thon: Saturday July 16, 2005. The Herd Dog Demonstration for this fund raiser included five breeds: cardigan welsh corgi, Australian cattle dog, border collie, Rottweiler, and Australian shepherd.

2004

·         Puyallup Fair: Ewe-topia was invited for the 5th year by the Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County  to put on an exhibition at the Fair.  This year will feature over ten breeds and many shelter rescues. Pictures.

·         On TV: Ewe-topia is one of the local icons featured on "My Home Town"  The episode featuring Roy will be shown in Pierce County on Comcast channel 76 the month of October every Monday and Sunday at 7 pm, every Wednesday and Friday at 6:30 pm, every Thursday at 5 pm and every Saturday at 10:30 pm. See the herd dogs at work!!

·         The Olympian: On June 20th Steve Bloom and Jeff Smith of the Olympian Newspaper visited Ewe-topia for a feature article in their South Sound Living section. The story was published on Saturday June 26th.

·         Listen to a  Ewe-topia Song.

·         Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show: January 31, 2004 was Ewe-topia's 13th annual invitation to present a duck herding demonstration as part of this Seattle tradition.  Ducks were herded with 10 different breeds ranging in age from 12 weeks to 12 years .  The dogs maneuver the ducks over ramps, through tunnels and down slides.  Pictures from the show are by Phil Asay.

2003

·         Puyallup Fair: Ewe-topia is annually invited by the Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County to put on an exhibition at the Fair.

·         Evening Magazine: feature on Ewe-topia LLC aired July 22nd Channel 5.

·         Martha Norwalks Radio Show: interview Joe and Linda Sunday, July 6, 2003 9:00 - 12:00 on KKNW AM 1150