Border collie


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Border collie

a medium sized (30-45 lb), working sheepdog with a moderately long, usually black and white coat. There is a smooth-coated variety. Used extensively in the United Kingdom and Australia. The breed is subject to central progressive retinal atrophy and ceroid lipofuscinosis.
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Employing trained, working border collies and a skilled handler is the most humane and effective way to deal with this all to common and growing problem.
Old Hemp is also regarded as the Father of the Breed, with most border collies around today able to be traced back to him.
That's why so many end up on the border collie rescue network.
A McNab differs markedly in appearance from the usual English collie, although the markings and color are very similar to the Border collie.
Border Collie required a managed storage service provider that could provide and implement a disaster-recovery plan and storage of its customers" video-surveillance content quickly, securely and redundantly.
This paean to pooches everywhere is by an author who loves canines, Katz's year begins with the arrival at Newark Airport of a new dog, a two-year-old border collie of Australian lineage named Devon.
In the last few weeks, the number of abandoned dogs at the Border Collie Rescue Centre in Richmond, North Yorks, has TREBLED.
The bison, ostrich, blonde Mangalitza pig, border collie, and others tell rather philosophical stories often questioning their fates.
Wading birds and shore birds are very responsive to harassment by the border collie," said Erwin, who points to a sharp increase in the number of these birds during April 1999, when Jet was absent because of additional training and an injury unrelated to his airport duties.
A report in 1999 telling the tale of a Border Collie dog called Jet who is employed at Southwest Florida Airport to chase away birds can now be revisited, with the airport reporting that Jet is earning his keep and has reduced the number of bird/aircraft collisions.
This Border collie is the up-and-coming star of the Hennigan's Spinning Frisbee[R] K9's
Jenny Booth, trustee of the Border Collie Trust in Rugeley, Staffordshire, said: "Around 10,000 collies are being dumped every year and most are from farms.

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