Border Collies are always on

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One of the points that is sort of tough to explain about living with the Border Collie breed is how aware they are of whats going on and how involved they get. Border Collies are always on unless they are sleeping. It’s difficult to lay out but I’ve heard having one of these dogs in […]

Border Collie Chaser

Border Collie Chaser

[M]ost dog owners like to think our dogs are smart and this is certainly true for Border Collie owners (come on…you know it’s true). I, personally, think Ned is sharp as a whip and can pick up on even the slightest ques from my wife and I. He has blown me away with how fast he learns new tricks […]

Back Pedaling…

Ned the Border Collie

The other day a longtime friend of mine called me and somehow we got talking about dogs, his wife wanting a puppy and dog training. I mentioned he should check out one of the dog training books I’ve got highlighted on the site and after chatting a bit we hung up. Yesterday I get an […]

Border Collie Intelligence – Strong Association Skills

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The annoying side effect of Border Collie intelligence can be troublesome. I’ve mentioned before about how our Border Collie, Ned, goes crazy when he sees light from a flashlight. This little quirk also extends to pretty much any spot of light he can see which, at times, can cause problems.  For example if the wife and […]