Owner: Paul Altstadt, field manager at Three Cedars Vineyard
Location: Sherwood, Ore.
Dog name: Jake
Breed: Labrador-Pointer mix
In a Word: Loyal
Star Quality: Jake is a great companion and helper in the family vineyard. Chasing birds, helping manage gophers and other critters—Jake takes his vineyard job very seriously.
Favorite Reward: Roast chicken when he has been particularly good
Favorite Activity: Chasing off any critters trying to get into his precious vineyard
Forgivable Flaw: Digging! He loves digging in the vineyard. Wish I could channel this skill better … still working on it.