Crystal Winds Australian Shepherds in Minnesota

Welcome to our home on the Web.   Browse around and meet us and our Australian Shepherds.   Crystal Winds is a 40 acre Ranch about 40 minutes north of the Twin Cities- Minneapolis- St.Paul in Minnesota.   We are  a small kennel of Australian Shepherds, an ASCA registered Kennel, with all dogs living in our home as family members.  We compete in AKC, ASCA, UKC and CKC in conformation with dogs of our breeding also competing in obedience, rally, herding and agility.   We compete all around the United States and Canada on a regular basis.    We are members of ASCA ( Australian Shepherd Club of America)  USASA ( United States Australian Shepherd Association).  Our Aussies are naturally reared and are fed a raw all natural  diet consisting of raw meaty bones and a meal of muscle meat eggs and supplements..  We have fed this way since  January of 2000.      We are breeders of fine Australian Shepherds and have puppies available occasionally.  All our breeding stock  are health tested for genetic issues before breeding.   This includes OFA hip and elbow readings ( for hip and elbow dysplasia), CERF certified ( eye clearances by a licensed canine opthamologist), and many other genetic issues that we have DNA testing for, including CEA, PRA, PrCD, MDR1,Cataracts and more.   Most of the animals used in our breeding program are CHIC certified ( Canine Health Information Center that  requires registered passing gradings in OFA Hips, Elbows and CERF registered Eyes)  Our goal is to produce the best possible Australian Shepherd puppy that conforms to the standard.   Our  primary focus is on wonderful temperaments, genetically healthy animals, in a beautiful correct structured package with correct and lovely movement.   Quality Australian Shepherd Puppies you can ENJOY!   We welcome the chance to discuss our program , our dogs, our goals and how they may fit in with yours.  You can email  us at or call my cell at 763-438-0427 and leave a message.

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