Ariba was very upbeat, confident and willing to please worker. In everyday life, she settled easily when in the house and loved to be petted. But, as soon as we get ready to go to work, the fire was lit and she was rarin' to go.
Ariba's tracking was intense and methodical. Her nose was deep and, when conditions got harder, she hunkered down and became even more intense in her work ethic. She was very determined and solid in her tracking.
Ariba's obedience was correct and pushy. Her sit in motion was one the quickest I have ever seen! Her finishes were lightning fast. Her recall and dumbbell retrieves were very fast and correct with a solid grip on the dumbbell. Her jumping abilities are quite simply SUPERB!
Ariba's protection was something to behold. Every helper that had the opportunity to work her, (Glen Crawford, Ivan Balabanov, Dave Dumbouski, Zach Williams, Craig Lewis, and others) LOVED her fight, grip and the way she controlled the drives. There was no way to intimidate her. Her escape grip was solid and full. ...And the long bite? She came like a rocket!
Ariba is now retired and living the soft life that she deserves. She was a wonderful dog and we know she's in good hands to grow old and enjoy her golden years.
Thank you, Ariba, for enriching our family for so many years and producing such wonderful puppies for us. You will always be fondly remembered.
Ariba had three litters while she was with us. For more information about these progeny, please see the "Z", "X", and "V" litter information pages of this site.