About Us


Dear Friends ~

As many of you know, after 30 years in Bellingham, Washington & 24 years of providing wonderful canine family members, Charlie & I downsized & moved to Weatherford, Texas. You ask, why? Warmer weather, blue skies, smaller property AND family! Not necessarily in that order.

I have shipped puppies all over the world, either in cabin or in cargo. Every puppy leaves us prepared for their trip. Coming personally to pick up your puppy is always encouraged.

As usual, lifetime support for my puppy parents is and always will be a top priority. Visitors are welcome here anytime.

Stop by & see us, ya’ll!!

Our Story

It was the summer of 1997, our daughter was showing Quarter Horses and we were continually on the road. She wanted a small, furry companion to keep her company. Several dogs from the herding group were always at these horse shows with their families. One breed intrigued us, in particular. We got to spend time with a couple of miniature Australian Shepherds and found them to be irresistible. After researching and asking a lot of questions, we decided that this was the breed for us.

Since we would be in different places and new situations quite often, a number of things were important to us. Our newest family member needed to have a quiet, confident demeanor, stamina for an active life style, take up minimal room in the RV, and foremost, be personable around people and other animals. Minis are all of this and so much more.

Our Dogs

Minis are incredibly intelligent; they have the ability to let you know what they need and want. They know when you need cheering up, and their sense of humor is unsurpassable. The more you laugh at their antics, the more clownish they can become. The mini Aussie’s loyalty and affection is unwavering and while, in our breeding program, temperament is primary, the Aussie type and balance are just as important.

RIDGESTAR AUSSIES was born from our love of this small breed and our desire to be involved, in a positive way, in their evolution. Located 30 minutes Southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, we continually strive to raise the best this breed has to offer. It is our passion and hobby. Visitors are always welcome. Come meet our Aussie posse. See the difference!

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