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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Fosters of BlissWood is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization formed to help with the expenses associated with fostering dogs rescued through All Border Collie Rescue, also a 501(c)3 group.
The main thing you'll notice about a Border Collie is how athletic they are.
Known as Border Collie Collapse (BCC), exercise-induced collapse, stress seizures or "the wobbles," the condition has been seen in dogs in North America, Europe and Australia.
It was during his research into the breed that Mr Falla discovered Telfer's incredible history and learned of how he bred the 'perfect sheepdog'; from which came the famous border collie.
A total of 95 animals from four breeds were studied: German Shepherd (34 animals), Doberman (31 animals), Greyhound (21 animals) and Border Collie (9 animals).
Many border collie owners use whistles to command their dogs, but the Phifers use words "because Shannon has trouble whistling," Tony Phifer said.
With no sheep to round up at The Seaview Lion Park in Port Elizabeth, Solo the Border Collie has started herding tigers instead.
Border collies are frequently used in agility competitions, as their energy and intelligence lend them easily to this kind of activity.
The list compiled by Sunshine Coast-based vet Mark Perissinotto, showed that border collies are the most intelligent dogs known to man, followed by the German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Doberman Pinscher, Shetland sheepdog, Labrador, Papillon, Rottweiler and Australian cattle dog.
Finally, 16 years later, he returned to Scotland and purchased two Border collies from the Grampian Hills of Scotland named Peter and Fred.
The Gazette told on Friday how five border collies from Wilton Agility Dog Club were in the "flyball" event.
The chief executive of voluntary sector organisation Merseyside Expanding Horizons was inspired by her own two border collies to set up Canine Cards, a website offering a series of animated greeting e-cards featuring the adventures of Meg and Jazz.