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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EYE DOG's border collies are from exceptional North American and imported European working sheepdog lines.
Old Hemp is also regarded as the Father of the Breed, with most border collies around today able to be traced back to him.
Ben Wilkes, at Border Collie Trust GB in Staffordshire, has been nominated for Animal Charity Volunteer of the Year in the Petplan and Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) Animal Charity Awards.
On May 24, veteran Sheepherder David Kennard and his team of border collies from Wellscroft Farm in Chesham, New Hampshire, will demonstrate the dogs' innate ability to herd not just sheep, but a variety of animals.
Colleagues from food, travel, funeral and other areas of the business came together for the day to paint the exterior walls of the rescue and boarding kennel blocks and sand down and re-stain benches for the Border Collie Trust GB.
Kate the border collie was definitely a star of the show Sunday as the annual Black Sheep Gathering wound down its three-day run at the Lane Events Center, wowing the crowd as she demonstrated her breed's renowned ability to herd sheep - whether a few or a flock - from Point A to Point B or wherever required.
Summary: With no sheep to round up at The Seaview Lion Park in South Africa, Solo the Border Collie has started herding tigers instead.
More than 40 border collie entries are expected from novice to trial dogs, including those registered with the International Sheep Dog Society.
The list compiled by Sunshine Coast-based vet Mark Perissinotto, showed that border collies are the most intelligent dogs known to man, followed by the German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Doberman Pinscher, Shetland sheepdog, Labrador, Papillon, Rottweiler and Australian cattle dog.
It originated from a smooth-coated dog reported to be a Scotch collie or Fox collie which was an ancestor of the Border collie.
Living with her owners, John Andersen and Lillie Goodrich in Morris, NY, Kiely's family includes 17 other Border Collies or Border Collie mixes - all rescues from Glen Highland Farm, a non-profit Border Collie rescue facility that has succeeded in placing 1,100 dogs in new homes.
The Gazette told on Friday how five border collies from Wilton Agility Dog Club were in the "flyball" event.
CUTE AND CUDDLY: But Border Collies are also a bundle of energy
The chief executive of voluntary sector organisation Merseyside Expanding Horizons was inspired by her own two border collies to set up Canine Cards, a website offering a series of animated greeting e-cards featuring the adventures of Meg and Jazz.
Mrs Mizutani and Mr Takanami travelled to Wales in 2003 after hearing Welsh-bred border collies were among the best in the world.