Owning a Border Collie Everything a potential BC owner should know about this breed  Breed aware   better care
Version 1.3 April 2021  Knowing the breed Before setting your heart on a Border Collie, it is necessary to find out about ...
Version 1.3 April 2021  They look so different  The Border Collie was officially recognised as a pedigree breed by the UK ...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Do Border Collies make good companions  Yes In most cases - so long as you have the time to devote...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Are they good with children  More to the point, are your children good with dogs   h T     o B e  ...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Are they easy to train  Border Collies are very clever, perhaps, arguably, the cleverest breed  If...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Do they need much grooming  The BC comes in t wo variations of coat, either rough  long  or smooth...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Are they good with other animals  If they are brought up with other animals, there is usually no p...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Do they have to work stock  No     but it is a basic instinct to want to. However, this can be cha...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Things to consider    .     A dog is a long term commitment and can be expensive. Cost of the pup,...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Still reading  So a Border Collie it is    . how and where to find one  0 2 0 2 il  If its a pedig...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Breeders Some breeders are members of the ABS  the Kennel Club   s Assured Breeder Scheme . Breede...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Another great way to decide on where to get your puppy is by attending a Championship Breed show i...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Which column does your breeder fit into  CHARACTERISTIC  BACKYARD BREEDER  PUPPY FARM  COMMERCIAL ...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Colours  The Border Collie comes in a vast variety of colours - the breed standard states    white...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Border Collie Health Your breeder should have done extensive research, had DNA tests, hip scores a...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Puppy Health The x-rays below show bones in a 2 week old puppy, a 7 month old and an adult. The bo...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Endorsements   Registration Pedigree litters are registered with the Kennel Club and are given a n...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Male or Female  Their work ethic is generally the same, as is the level of companionship, but each...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Spaying   neutering  There is research to suggest that early spaying  neutering can be detrimental...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Activities for your Border Collie If you want more than just a pet, you could consider one or more...
Version 1.3 April 2021      more activities  Rally - This is an activity derived from the heel work elements of competitiv...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Kennel Club Good Citizens The Kennel Club Good Citizens scheme encourages owners of dogs, regardle...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Rescue There is of course, always rescue - Breed Clubs usually have a chosen rescue that they supp...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Last words Puppies do not come ready trained when you see a dog responding to their owner, underst...
Version 1.3 April 2021  The Border The Border Collie Collie  If you have a Border Collie, you have a very special dog  a d...
Version 1.3 April 2021  Many sheepdogs will never leave their farms so traditionally they haven   t really needed to get o...
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