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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Pupils from a specialist Staffordshire school have raised much-needed funds for the Border Collie Trust, a charity that rescues and rehomes dogs across the UK.
Shep, famed for his partnership with Blue Peter host John Noakes in the 1970s, was a border collie.
Keela, 10 months, Ginny, eight, and Luna, 10, members of the Scottish Border Collie Club, tested out the pet-friendly Easter treats.
Hap looks to be mostly Border Collie with maybe, just maybe, a pinch of Australian Shepherd, so having this predisposition could put him in danger in this situation.
Cat Spring, TX, October 27, 2017 --( The Bonfire Texas - Festival Gone to the Dogs is the first annual festival, November 4, 2017 at Blisswood Bed & Breakfast benefiting All Border Collie Rescue and Fosters of Blisswood.
Border Collies can be a disaster in the wrong family Think long and hard about your lifestyle and whether or not it is suited to taking on such an active dog before getting one.
Q: My 11-month-old male border collie, Alfie, always has loose stools.
(A) Border collies have been bred to help people herd sheep.
Scott, 78, who has been breeding border collies for more than 25 years, said: "It is very unusual for that number of puppies to be all the same sex.
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.
The charity, established in 1976, has been involved in rescuing and rehoming border collies and collie crosses across the UK since its inception, and Ben has been involved in all areas of the operation over the past 18 years.
Throughout the weekend, farmers will demonstrate 1830s-style sheep shearing and on May 24, border collies will show off their skills at herding sheep.
Scientists in the US tested the effectiveness of border collies in reducing the abundance of escherichia coli (E.
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