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Terri Coutts
1128 Brush Road
RR#2 Essex, Ontario, Canada
N8M 2X6

Phone: 519-726-6699
Email: terri.coutts@gmail.com
Map: where to find us

Terri's Websites:
www.k9korralwindsor.com
www.terriworld.com
Meet Our Dogs
At K9 Korral our dogs assist by demonstrating proper canine behaviour and by participating in the rehabilitation of dysfunctional dogs. The key to successful training is a realization that dogs are not human beings. They have their own canine psychology.

When dogs come to us, they are quite often out of balance with regard to their true canine psychology. Our dogs help in the rehabilitation of these dogs, sometimes doing things that I may not be able to do or which might otherwise take so long that few people would have the patience to work at it.

Often it may only take one visit to resolve dysfunctional issues. With dogs who come to us with mild fears, I use some of our dogs who have a gentle approach. With a hard core case we have dogs who will set pack boundaries and work within that framework. When such a dog comes to our pack, it is likely to be intimidated by the numbers. As a result, it learns to control its attack impulses because the group supports balanced behaviour and will help the new dog find that balance.

Love and Light,
Terri


Australian Working Kelpies
Working Kelpies are born with a purpose - to work! This is no couch potato breed...they like plenty of freedom to run and are happiest with a job to do. A Working Kelpie's lithe, muscular build makes it well suited to the herding of livestock and that is generally the job they are bred to do. Keen and tirelessly active, Working Kelpies are always ready to work and can often do so effectively without supervision.

Snickers
Snickers is an extremely intelligent, alert and eager dog. With an almost inexhaustible supply of energy, she accomplishes her tasks with speed. She is the most willing dog I've ever had the pleasure to work with. Happy and outgoing by nature, she lives life to the fullest and her sense of humor is inspiring.
Snickers
VIP
VIP
Keen and althletic, "V" has a strong natural instinct and aptitude for working stock, displaying alertness, confidence, and self-discipline. Definitely an independent thinker, learning for her is such an adventure. She loves a challenge and is very obedient, never refusing a command or request.
Breeze
Breeze possesses both a keeness to work and the ability to take it easy. She is an energetic, dedicated and tireless worker. With a very loyal and loving nature, Breeze demonstrates both a willingness to obey and an eagerness to please. She is a quick study and always asks for more to learn.
Breeze
Cuda
Cuda
Fast and fearless, Ledgerock Trump, aka 'Cuda', approaches his agility with boldness and confidence. He is an exceptionally fast learner, possessing both the intelligence and independence to work unsupervised. Cuda is obedient, devoted and loyal, taking direction willingly with an eagerness to please.


Rat Terriers
Rat Terriers make good farm dogs as well as excellent companions and family pets. They were common on farms throughout North America in the early 1900s, bred for catching barn rats in haystacks. Despite their small size, they are fearless and protective. Intelligent, lively and affectionate, they make excellent companions for those who enjoy an energetic and inquisitive dog. Eager to learn and to please their owner, Rat Terriers love to go with you and to do what you do. With its active and energetic temperament, Rat Terriers also thrive in many dog sports and activities, such as agility and obedience.

Spike
Spike was purchased from Florida with his litter mate, Kibbles. He thinks he is the leader of the pack! He is a bold character and fears nothing. And yet he is also very playful with other dogs and toys. Spike loves to sleep under the covers. He is a little bed warmer that one!
Spike
Kibbles
Kibbles
Kibbles is Spike's little sister. She is a very happy girl! She loves to run in the agility field pretending she is a rabbit and enticing the other dogs to chase her. She is also a great hunter of mice and moles. Like her brother, Kibbles also likes to sleep under the covers like a wonderful little warmer.
Buster
Whelped by Chirp, Buster was a happy, funny, fearless puppy when I placed him at age nine weeks. Sadly, he suffered abuse. When he came back to me he was afraid of everything. Now rehabilitated, Buster is my most stable Rat Terrier. He assists me in rehabilitating dogs with fears and anxietiy.
Buster
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto is Buster's little sister. Without question she loves children, toys and people. Initially devoted exclusively to me, she stayed beside my partner all through his illness. She took this responsibility very seriously and now that my partner has recovered, Ditto shares herself with both of us.


Thai Ridgebacks
The Thai Ridgeback is a natural hunting dog that has existed for thousands of years in their native home of Thailand where they are primarily used for guarding homes and livestock. The Thai Ridgeback is one of only three breeds that has a ridge of hair that runs along its back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat. Their use as hunting dogs seems to have contributed much to their personalities. They are alert and aware of their surroundings and love the thrill of the chase. Thai Ridgebacks make excellent natural watchdogs and family protectors. They are both quick and agile, as well as being excellent jumpers. In general, they tend to be discriminating with whom they choose to associate. They may warm up to one person and with another be totally aloof.

Hadassah
I was told that a dog of this type is completely independent and cannot be trusted off leash. True to her breed, Hadassah is independent but she is also obedient. I am careful to let her keep her pride and independence. We are a working couple, respecting each other and it works great. She is the epitome of grace and ZEN.
Hadassah


Miniature Pinschers
The Miniature Pinscher, or "Min Pin", is a German breed aptly titled "The King of Toys". The word "pinscher" means "terrier" in the German language. They were originally bred to control rodent populations in stables, especially rats, but now Min Pins are popular companion dogs. Although they are a toy breed, the energy level of a Min Pin generally exceeds that of the standard toy breed. Daily walks are not sufficient for this breed to wear off their excess energy. They are noted for their intelligence, courage and spirited temperament. Despite their small size, they make very good watchdogs. They do not see themselves as small and will challenge anything, including larger breeds. They excel in competitive obedience and agility.

Cricket
Like my shadow, my buddy Cricket has travelled all over North America with me and loves the adventure! Cricket was top agility Min Pin in Canada for 2002 and she was in Purina's "Hall of Fame" in 2003 for her accomplishments. Cricket is 80 pounds of dynamite in a 6 pound package!
Cricket


Australian Cattle Dogs
This breed was developed in Australia in the 1800's to control livestock in wide-open spaces as well as in the stockyard. Watchful, courageous, protective and extremely loyal to their family, they make excellent watch dogs. The combination of strength, agility, stamina and remarkable reasoning power with a well-muscled, powerful build makes Australian Cattle Dogs superb workers. They are high energy, extremely active dogs who require plenty of mental and physical activity. In addition to their natural herding abilities, these dogs excel at Flyball, Agility and Frisbee competition.

Tot
Tot is my constant and loyal companion on the farm. Her level of obedience is the best I have seen in years. Tot is very kind with other dogs, as well as with people, and she is an invaluable partner to me when I work with broken dogs who are brought to me for rehabilitation.
Tot


Hybrids
I crossbred three dogs from the same litter whelped by my champion Border Collie, Chewy. I called these hybrids my "Three Amigos". You will find Axel, the third of the three, in the "Moved On" section since he was placed in a new home.



Cutter
The first born of Chewy's last litter, Cutter is an exceptional worker, accomplishing all tasks asked of him with flare and speed. He is quiet, smart and willing. As a puppy he was initially very aggressive and itching for a fight. He now has this under control and does well meeting new people and dogs.
Cutter
Smudge
The Three Amigos were all small at birth and had to be bottle fed. Smudge almost didn't make it but she didn't give up and is now my constant companion. She was a bit fearful but has worked on overcoming this as her mother did. She loves roller blading, agility, barrel racing, ATVing. She is up for it all!
Smudge


Dogs No Longer With Us
Below you will find links to two tribute pages where you will find memories of our dogs who have passed on or who were placed in new homes after being with us for awhile.
Gone But Not Forgotten
Moved On to New Homes