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AKA Luce. Eeevil Red Dog. Old lady. Heart dog.
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AKA Steve. Lifesaver. Flyball ninja. Mud magnet. Official Hiking Buddy. Rock.
Orion Go For Launch
FDCh-G AKA Bean. Mission Specialist. Herdy dog. Yappy McSnappy.
Hambone. Squirrel dog. Flyball hopeful.
Gone but never forgotten:
Siren's Shiitake Happens AKA Mushroom. AKA ShroomD. The fungus among us. Grandma-lover. Bed-hogger. Official Zombie Protection Dog.
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Tag Archives: border collies
As silly as it sounds, I have a strong preference for up ears on a Border Collie. Steve’s ears have vexed me forever because they don’t match, although I will grant that they fit his personality. So when I got … Continue reading
I admit it, I kind of feel a little bit like a jerk that my blog that I created to be about the plight of pit bulls has turned into a training diary for my Border Collies. On one hand, … Continue reading
I go visit them next weekend. I am nervous and excited!
A few days ago an acquaintance dissed all merle breeders as being “color breeders”. I was kind of annoyed by this, both because she was pretty much by definition dissing my awesomesauce dog, but both because I think that’s an … Continue reading
Why so many Border Collies end up in shelters and rescues. I imagine Steve’s life right now is similar to what many too pet Border Collies who belong to people who want to own pretty dogs but who aren’t Dog … Continue reading
When I made the decision to get Steve, I was terrified. I was so worried that I wouldn’t be enough owner for him. I believed most of the stereotypes to some extent- that BCs are nuts (and Sporter Collies, which … Continue reading
I’ve been kicking around the idea of a Border Collie puppy for a very long time now, researching the breed, researching breeders, researching what makes a good BC breeder and thinking about what I want in a dog and in … Continue reading