Border Collies!

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  1. bordercollieshower

    bordercollieshower New Member

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    Does Anyone Else Have a Border Collie that shows or herds Because I would like to talk to other people about border collies!
    I have two border collies!
    Here are some of there pictures!
    [​IMG] Victoria is a tri Colored!
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    [​IMG]Bondi is a red !
    [​IMG]Bondi!
    Thank you hope I get to meet some people with Border Collies!
     
  2. Charliesmommy

    Charliesmommy I run with scissors

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    Hi and welcome to Chaz! There are lots of BC owners here! They are such great dogs. I wish I had the time for one, but they are sooooo energetic! I have enough trouble keeping my German Shepherd exercised.
     
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    I hope I to Talk to some:] Thank you!
    Yeah They are hard to keep up with I have to work with them 5 hours a day and 3 hours of grroming a day! and 2 hours of dog class!
     
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    I just rescued a 4 month old Border Collie puppy. :)
     
  5. RD

    RD Are you dead yet?

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    I have 2 terrific Border Collies and will be getting a third in about a month. I don't think I'll ever be without one again.

    Eve, my service dog and stockdog in training:

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    Dakota, my agility guinea pig and my dad's soul dog:

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    Dash, the baby.

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    I've got 3 of them, well technically 2, the little boy is my parents dog, but we all live together... for another 2 weeks anyway, i just got my own little place on acreage here's some pics

    this is Tess and gasket the kitten

    (she normally has longer hair, but if you read my last thread it explains why)
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    Tess when she had hair
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    This is my little girl chevy

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    and my parents boy Andy

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    Herschel New Member

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    This is Nala:

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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Where's the "thud" emoticon? She's drop-dead gorgeous, Herschel. You can see the intelligence and mischief in her eyes.

    Tess and her kitty are ADORABLE! Aww
     
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    aww i just love all the BC pics, soooo cute! how old is nala?


    you think thats cute, you should see them when they start grooming eachother! haven't been able to get a pic of that yet, its freaking adorable!
     
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    Thanks! I'll pass on the kind words. :)

    She's growing and gaining so much confidence. In the past few days, she's really shown her desire to work and she's been offering positive behaviors all over the place.

    It's hard to believe that Eve is only two months older. She looks like such a mature young adult!
     
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    4 months. I think. We're going to try to figure that out this weekend.
     
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    Lizmo Water Junkie

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    Welcome to chaz! I have a Border Collie mix and planning on getting a purebred for agility/stockwork/therapy in 2/3 years :)

    I can't get enough of Nala, Herschel! We need some more pics *hint hint* :D
     
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    Aww they are all so cute:] I realley want another one but we might breed Bondi so I plan to get POTL!
    Does onyone show in AKC!
     
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    Lizmo Water Junkie

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    Ouch!

    Most all the BC people on here are highly against showing borders. They were originally bred to work(as you probably already know), and most people who are showing are breeding for looks and not working. Working border people are fighting to keep the working BC lines strong, and to keep the AKC out of the lines too. When you breed for showing, you are getting rid of the working lines more and more.
     
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    I don't have a border collie, but I used to have a border collie / lab mix. She was so incredibly smart and upbeat!
     
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    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    I have a Border Collie x named Millie. She's brilliant. My next dog I plan to be another BC, probably rescue. I want to do herding trails, though. Millie was born with a lot of herding instinct but my mom always discouraged it.

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    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    And one that shows her face. :)

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    Our Gracie is a BC mix..she is a high energy dog.. My hubby and I have often thought about getting her into the agility training & Competitions..or the jump retrieving...She's a rocket when you cut her loose and let her run!

    Here she is before we got her coat cut short..

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    Ok is it ok if I show bondi in AKC and Enter him in herding Trials! I Work with him on running and herding my cats on some birds! I am entering at first time for dogs herding show in october! I run him Around the yard and also play frissbee !
     
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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Your dog herds your cats? Poor kitties. Mine won't tolerate that behavior and I make a point to discourage it.

    Um, not to mention that dogs don't work cats at herding trials. Has he ever been on actual sheep?
     

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