DanBar Ranch
in loving memory of Dan and Barbara Jessup
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A Small Hobby Kennel and Poultry Farm
"Where dogs are family!"

DanBar Ranch is a tribute to my beloved parents, Daniel and Barbara Jessup, long-time residents of West Seattle, WA. Dad was a captain for United Air Lines and mom worked tirelessly to give us kids a clean, safe, intelligent and loving home. Because of them, I was able to retire to the country and "live the dream" which is DanBar Ranch. Thanks, mom and dad, for instilling in me my love and respect for all animals, my ethics and my common sense - the best gifts parents can give their kids.  They were pure class. I hope where ever they are they can see into my heart and know how much I love them. 
Home of:
Good Temperament, Good Health 
And Old Fashioned Integrity

I've retired from 20 years as an animal control officer. My entire life has been dedicated to dogs, and you can read about my dog training and life as an author and international speaker on dogs HERE. 

Producing old fashioned top quality dogs using modern scientific breeding/DNA health testing methods is my passion. I breed for myself, but love to share my kids with those who will love them as family.


I invite your inspection of my dogs, my ranch and my health testing results. I exceed most legitimate breeder's standards. Demand breeder's prove their claims! This site is designed to help you educate yourself on what questions to ask breeders.

Daniel Jessup and Barbara Clark Jessup when they were first dating. After her death my father added the note at bottom right which reads: Oct 1948 we met. Oct 2013 Barbie went on ahead. He passed exactly one year later.
DanBar Darque Energy - shown at 12 months of age.
Importing dogs and semen from Europe's best kennels.  Special emphasis on health and long life, old fashioned bone, substance and character. 


NOTICE: DanBar Ranch and Kennel is snowed in! Expecting more snow the next 10 days! 

I am so excited for 2021!  So many exciting things coming up...

* Doberman Huni is very pregnant by Finish import: Way Out West Guilty As Charged, IPO 3

* Welcoming new cairn stud prospect Marma's DanBar Wee Roger Rough (8 weeks old)

* New Wee Mary pup staying here, DanBar Wee Toto

* Looking forward to some very exciting spring litters!

CONGRATS to Doberman "Lord" for his latest OFA results: Hips - EXCELLENT  elbows Normal 
and "Twizzle" Hips - Good, elbows Normal! Now CHIC.

I breed old fashioned, smart as hell, stubborn, vermin hunting Cairn terriers. Special emphasis on TRUE hard coat - not a long, silky coat that needs to be plucked out to look like a cairn. Fantastic temperament. Love kids.  See what the most famous breeder of cairn terriers, Melita Wood said about cairn coats HERE.