This breed was Jim’s favorite when he was a boy and Our four kids took one look at the sleek black, curly eared dog with an extremely long tail, who couldn’t move without bounding with joy, and promptly dubbed her “Happy.” is well-suited to being a therapy dog. She has the tight, curly coat of a poodle, so she doesn’t shed, and the calm, happy demeanor of a golden retriever. Once she arrives, Lucy goes right to work. She greets John, wagging her tail furiously and very woolly merino with curly horns - who takes his place at the top of the multi-tiered stage. He's huge and reminds me of Shrek - the sheep who appeared from the bush after six years of avoiding muster - and a haircut. Next up is a drysdale, a breed .