Scotch collie


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Scotch collie

see collie.
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He is only a two-year-old fox-terrier, and he interferes with everything and gives himself the airs of a gray-headed Scotch collie.
She took their breaths away by the prices given and received for pedigreed Persians, pedigreed Ohio Improved Chesters, pedigreed Scotch collies, and pedigreed Jerseys.
The Scotch Collie was arguably the most popular farm dog in America in 1910, just read this item from the St.
The Scotch Collie was so widely considered a must-have around the family farm that they were offered for sale by seed suppliers and stock farms.
The farmer's Scotch Collie dog was so much more than just a herding dog, it was an all around family farm dog whose usefulness derived primarily from five key characteristics.
Herding: This ability still exists today in many breeds derived from the old Scotch Collie like the Border Collie and Australian Shepherd.
Almost human intelligence: Now I imagine lots of readers rolling their eyes when they read this but it's true that the old Scotch Collie did in fact possess "super canine" intelligence.
At the same time breeders, by emphasizing looks and breed standards over performance, largely bred the usefulness right out of the Scotch Collie.
By the 1980s the old-time Scotch Collie had almost become extinct without anyone even noticing.
Strung on a double leash and attended by my Scotch collie, the woolly pair romped through my hometown streets, calling a holiday for every schoolchild within sight,'' Shipman wrote in a 1931 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine.
It originated from a smooth-coated dog reported to be a Scotch collie or Fox collie which was an ancestor of the Border collie.
Alexander McNab originally imported one Scotch collie from Scotland, however it died years after arrival.