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Border Collies By Gabrielle Simard
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Is the Border Collie the right animal for you?
Lunch with Nancy and the Collies By Anne Lively
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My friend Nancy and I get together every so often to groom her collies. On those days, she makes the most beautiful, delicious lunches. Here are some of Nancy's recipes and some photos of the... More > lunches and the dogs.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Collies By Steve Spirou
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Collies are very polite, quick, and sharp minded dogs with a sweet temperament. It is quite easy to train these dogs as they are smart and have great grasping power. They can serve as outstanding... More > herding dogs and family pet. Due to their friendly nature, they get along with other animals very well. They are possessive, caring, and very defensive of people whom he/ she love. This breed is completely devoted to his/her master. Besides being an amazing family pet, Collies also makes a wonderful companion of children. This is a gentle, obedient pet that simply loves to play around especially with children. They like playing games such as tug of war, hide and seek.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Border Collies By Michael Nantz
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The Border Collie is descended from landrace collies, a type found widely in the British Isles. The name for the breed came from its probable place of origin along the Anglo-Scottish border. Mention... More > of the "Collie" or "Colley" type first appeared toward the end of the 19th century, although the word "collie" is older than this and has its origin in Lowland Scots dialects. It is also thought that the word 'collie' comes from the old Celtic word for useful. Many of the best Border Collies today can be traced back to a dog known as Old Hemp.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Bearded Collies By Dell Trethewey
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The Bearded Collie's history is a mix of fact and legend. Kazimierz Grabski, a Polish merchant, reportedly traded a shipment of grain for sheep in Scotland in 1514 and brought six Polish Lowland... More > Sheepdogs to move them. A Scottish shepherd was so impressed with the herding ability of the dogs that he traded several sheep for several dogs. The Polish sheepdogs were bred with local Scottish dogs to produce the Bearded Collie. It is generally agreed that Mrs. G. Olive Willison founded the modern Bearded Collie in 1944 with her brown bitch, Jeannie of Bothkennar. Jeannie was supposedly a Shetland Sheepdog, but Mrs. Willison received a Bearded Collie by accident. She was so fascinated by the dog that she wanted to begin breeding, so she began searching for a dog for Jeannie.< Less
Border Collie Training for Beginners By Paul Rogers
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Border collies descent from the Landrance Collies, and are mainly trained to guard the cattle.This British born sheepdog, falls under the herding dog breed, which was mainly trained to guard the... More > cattle. Due to its unique and astounding herding qualities, the dog is a favorite among many farmers. Sheep, goats, cows and other cattle were a source of good wealth to farmers. Therefore, these dogs were bred and trained in a manner, to guard the cattle and keep them away from any danger. This book covers several aspects of Border Collie training such as: - Dog Obedience House Training How To Go About It - A Guide To Behavior Training - Dog Obedience And Socialization - Being The Boss - Dog Obedience On Come Or Recall Command - Basic Commands For Dog Obedience - Developing A Well Trained Dog - How To Master Dog Obedience and so much more! Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
Sally the Borderless Collie By Tony & Claire Bower
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The adventures and hijinks of a collie. Claire recounts many exasperating dilemmas and dramas that the family have found themselves in on account of Sally the loveable scoundrel. Tony skilfully... More > spins words into mesmerising poems to give his own eye-view account. Sit back and enjoy a little Bower madness without having to get out of your arm chair to look for a stray dog! Enjoy.< Less
Ollie Mmm Collie By Juanita Morgan Osborne
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Ollie is a normal garbage can. One day he comes to life and tells a child about the food that is wasted when children dump their uneaten food. He also provides a lesson on nutrition.
The Call of the Didjeridu By Francis Collie
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The DIDJERIDU… Didjeriwhat ? Where does it come from ? The Aborigines… who are they ? That's not a musical instrument… is it ? How does it work ? Where can I put my hands on one... More > ? Is it possible to craft it myself ? How do you breath in and out at the same time ? And how do you produce all these strange noises simultaneously ? Didier heard the Call of the Didjeridu. Along with his cunning dog Ridoo, he will find the answers to all those questions through his different encounters.< Less
Violent Words at Midnight By Dustin Collis
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Violent Words at Midnight is an eclectic collection of poetry. Diverse in subject matter and style, the honest work of Dustin Collis neglects political correctness without crossing into the... More > harshness that many of today's 'modern' works do. The work is simple, subtle and straightforward.< Less