Our nation's convoluted laws on self-defense and liability also force all but the most dedicated sheepdogs
into the role of porcupine as well, making porcupines the most prevalent variety of armed citizen.
1-3: Llangynnog sheepdog
trials (1 - Open & 2nd class; 3 - Local).
Ladbrokes - 2011 World Sheepdog
trials: 10 B Dalziel & Joe (Scotland), 12 T J Knive & Maico (Norway), A Owen & Roy (Wales), 14 M Watson & Milo (England), R Hutchinson & Wenndale Roy (England), 25 H Nilsson & Bozz (Sweden), D Harrison & Ben (England), J Cropper & Black (England), C Cropper & Ned (England), F McCollough & Jake (Ireland), others on request.
The Icelandic Sheepdog
is a medium-sized dog with prick ears and curled tail, and is Iceland's only native dog.
They bought Molly as an untrained replacement to take over from current sheepdog
Tato when he retires.
Philip now competes in sheepdog
trials and in October beat more experienced adults to come second at a competition in Weardale, County Durham.
In contrast, the morning's second dog, Quinn, a tiny Shetland sheepdog
resembling a miniature collie, had a showy, frenetic style.
4 Ranking in National Sheepdog
Trials, Idaho Championship
20: Berriew sheepdog
trial, SY21 8AZ (signposted off A483 for Berriew).
KATE HUMBLE: MY SHEEPDOG
AND ME BBC2, 9pm KATE HUMBLE'S pet dog Teg has been thoroughly spoiled.
made an incredible 240-mile journey home in just 12 days after running off from his new farmhouse.
Ricky disappeared as he reached Calais, France, as he made his way to the World Show competition.
SHEPHERDESS Emma Gray will be running weekly sheepdog
training drop-in sessions starting this month at Northumberland College's Kirkley Hall campus.
A NORTH East shepherdess has become the first woman to win a sheepdog
trial championship in its almost 40-year history.
T is going to be a case of 60 men and their dogs when the 2012 International Sheepdog
Trials come to South Wales next weekend.