"Rise" was whelped on November 12, 2009 out of Arrow's Chukar Dog
and Windridge Shasta. Rise is a nephew of True, as Shasta
is True's littermate. Obviously, we hope for great
things from Rise. At 8-months, Rise was fairly large, and
very bold. At two Rise
reached 56 pounds of solid muscle as he approached maturity. He has
as hard and fast as the big dogs, and he still loves to compete with
them at everything. As with many teenagers, there is no
apparent end to his stamina. The MPG rating of this young
In addition to wrestling with the others and running, Rise'
is incredibly sweet and loves his humans. His passions expanded rapidly to include birds! He runs hard and
stops hard in response to an excellent nose. His first hunting
season was excellent, although bad weather and poor timing
certainly limited the opportunities for Rise to hunt. In
his second year he excelled in nearly every category, both in
Idaho and Arizona.
believes he is ready for dog trials, and reminds us of his
desire each trial we attend. However, we are not yet ready
for him! He still gets a little anxious on released birds,
but nothing that a third season on wild birds won't correct.