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October 24, 2020
FOOD AND RESOURCE GUARDING/AGGRESSION IN BORDER COLLIES

Collies who react aggressively to keep some more 'prized' resource for themselves - be this food, treats, toys, or something they have taken or 'stolen' - can be very difficult...

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October 24, 2020
WHY DO BORDER COLLIES VARY SO MUCH, PHYSICALLY, AS A BREED?

One of the things that has long fascinated Border collie owners is the infinite amount of physical (as well as temperamental) variety that can be found in the breed. In...

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October 24, 2020
BORDER COLLIES AND NEUTERING/SPAYING – THE PROS AND CONS

Today, the process of neutering or spaying dogs, sometime around or just beyond puberty, has become so routine that people may even feel they are somehow 'less responsible', as owners,...

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October 24, 2020
BREED BEHAVIOUR: FEAR AND FEAR RELATED ISSUES IN THE BORDER COLLIE

THE NORTHUMBRIAN TYPE. Old Hemp (1893-1901) Old Hemp, often regarded as THE main founding dog of the modern breed. was a rough coated tricolor owned and bred by Adam Telfer,...

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October 24, 2020
BREED BEHAVIOUR: FEAR AND FEAR RELATED ISSUES IN THE BORDER COLLIE

The best way to view your collie’s more personal fear response system is much like the immune system. When it is working normally, it only reacts to real threats as...

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October 24, 2020
WHAT MAKES THE BORDER COLLIE MIND SO SPECIAL – DUAL SENSORY PROCESSING

Our specialist feature today is on a unique mental asset in the BC - but one we also so often take for granted: WHAT MAKES THE BORDER COLLIE MIND SO...

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