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The History of the Border Collie

I have had the great opportunity to work with sheepdogs and Border Collies for the past 30 years and their incredible herding instinct and their love of their work have been a real inspiration to me over these years. As...

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US Sheep Dog Trials

In the USA sanctioned trials take place through a 12-month period and then a finals competition is held in the late fall. For the next 3 years, these finals will be held at Sturgis in North Dakota. Border Collie Training...

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Introduction to making Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks

“Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks” is the 3rd video that Rural Route Videos (RRV) have produced on training Border Collies. Rural Route Videos began with Starting a Border Collie in 1984, Training and Working a Border...

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Learning from my Border Collie, Bess

About 5 dogs later, and about 7 years on, and my emigration to Canada, I bought a 2 month old pup from Jack Knox, a well-known Border Collie handler who was living in Wisconsin at that time. This little bitch...

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