Hi, Y'all. Wandering Acres Ranch got its name because we were a military family who moved around a lot. Joel, recently got out of the army and now we are settled back in our home state of Washington! We are a family ran farm. We have horses, cows, goats, pigs, chickens, bunnies, cats and dogs. Besides the animal aspect we also love to garden and one day would love to have a bigger version of what we do now. For now, we reside in Chehalis, Wa. Our farm is what we do full time, for us this isn't just a hobby. We take everything we do extremely seriously and feel that to truly do this is something you can't just do on the side. Animals/ farming is a lot of hard work and time. We have devoted our life to it. 24/7, 365 days a year. We do not know what an off day is, family vacations do not exist. This isn't a 9-5 job where we clock out. Some times, we can't message or call someone back right away but that is because we are doing something on the farm. Eventually, we will be posting more on here about our other animals as well, for now we like to keep this website just for our dogs.
We got into breeding Australian Shepherds after a very long time because we weren't happy with ones we were seeing. Even tho we have smaller sizes we also have a lot of the bigger sized Aussies. We continue to grow and refine our program and knowledge everyday. At the end of our first year we started to switched our whole program to AKC Australian Shepherds. The reason for this switch is we never want anyone to question if our smaller size aussie's are purebred. AKC will DNA test after so many litter. Also, with being apart of Bred with Heart and Puppy Protection plan thru AKC we are held to a higher standard. We now are 100% an AKC/ASCA Australian Shepherd breeder of all sizes. AKC/ASCA does not recognize the size variety so it can be a bit confusing at times. Here at our ranch we have Aussie's from 15"-24" tall. Again, all of our Aussie's regardless of size are just AKC Australian Shepherds. Some of our dogs are also dual registered with ASCA.
We are always here to answer any questions you may have anytime. Please, reach out!