Border collie

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developed in the area between Scotland and England usually having a black coat with white on the head and tip of tail used for herding both sheep and cattle

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Pets Best member, Zeal, is an active 3-year-old Border Collie and Whippet hybrid, who is also a proud member of the Pawbusters Flyball Team in Michigan and excels at flyball.
EYE DOG's border collies are from exceptional North American and imported European working sheepdog lines.
Amateur genealogist Stuart Lawson from Guidepost found that Mr Telfer, who exported border collies around the world, had discovered the 'eye control' technique while living at Woodhouse, West Woodburn in 1893, with Old Hemp born there that year.
She said: "The owner of a Border collie has been spoken to by officers, no criminal offences have been committed and the matter has been dealt with appropriately.
Right there" means stop and wait for further instructions, and at the sound of "lie down," the border collie flattens itself to the ground.
Border collies are known for their high energy levels and organisational abilities that are normally put to use herding flocks of sheep.
BEST OF FRIENDS: Simon Armstrong with Border Collie Cross Poppy
It originated from a smooth-coated dog reported to be a Scotch collie or Fox collie which was an ancestor of the Border collie.
Ribbon the Border Collie: From Herder to Healer is a chapter book for young adults about a strong-willed, black-and-white Border Collie who loves to herd sheep, cattle, goats, and even the family cat.
Gardos was not hurt in the landing and his two passengers -- friend Kevin McIntyre and his border collie K-Bar -- got out of the plane uninjured.
The sweet Border collie is so typical of the breed--driven, loyal, and somewhat possessed.
In that context, the concept of instinct is confused by its many definitions, from all behaviors present at birth to certain propensities for sets of behaviors, such as the herding instinct in border collie.
Border Collie Solutions, a leading provider of smart media video-surveillance software, is addressing the need for eyewitness verification with its network-based smart media solution.
Researchers in Germany have found that Rico, a 9-year-old border collie, listens and learns much like a human child.
If you asked Rico, a 10-year-old border collie, to retrieve a ball, he would probably ask himself:
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