Friday, March 2, 2018

"The Icelandic Sheepdog"

Jaime Hansen is the author of "The Icelandic Sheepdog" and is a life-time member of the Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America, an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator, a semi-retired volunteer all breed dog trainer at the AKC affiliated Sportsmens Dog Training Club of Detroit, Michigan, and an American Kennel Club Breeder of Merit. He has been training, showing, breeding, and raising dogs for about forty years, eighteen of them with Icelandic Sheepdogs. He is retired and currently lives in Michigan's Thumb with his Icies.

His current book was published in 2018 and features several dogs he has owned, bred, and shown in performance and conformation events. The origins of Icelandic Sheepdogs date back more than a thousand years to the early Norse settlements in Iceland. Their history is commingled with the history of the Vikings. Icelandic Sheepdogs have been Canada and the United States for about fifty years and have been recognized recently by both the Canadian Kennel Club and the American Kennel club. Copies of the book are available by contacting him via email.

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