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This is the full list of our blogs going back to January 2010. The most recent items appear first. Scroll down to browse earlier posts or go to the Compact Blog List.

Elitist? . . Me?

I can’t believe it, but I’m getting complaints. I’m accused of elitism. It’s not elitism, it’s called noblesse oblige - we Chihuahuas have responsibilities. Chihuahuas ... Read more
Border collie sheepdog Jill produced a litter of puppies last night

Sheepdog in the making.

Mog may only be very young, compared to some of the sheepdogs, but she’s already started work (well, nursery) and Andy’s extremely proud of her ... Read more

It’s not that I mind puppies . . .

While I write this, Chester is sitting on the window ledge, watching the dogs in the yard and shouting out encouragement or disapproval as the ... Read more
Great Dane Lily

And as though border collies weren’t enough . . .

There are two other dogs here that aren’t sheepdogs. Lily is a Great Dope (I mean, Great Dane) and Eris is a half-Deerhound lurcher. Eris ... Read more
Rough coated black and white border collie bitch Connie, looking at the camera with her tongue out!

As if we don’t have enough collies around the place already!

A nice man, who trains dogs for sheepdog trials, drove all the way from Powys a few days ago with some dogs for Andy to ... Read more

Female border collies causing chaos as usual!

The yard has been in chaos all weekend. Some of the girls have come into season (apparently that’s what happens when females live together in ... Read more
Alfie the chihuahua sitting upright, regally looking into the distance

I’m a chihuahua, get me out of here!

I think it’s time to put the record straight. The Border collies around here are getting the impression that they’re somehow important. Just to explain ... Read more
Sheepdogs drinking icy water in the snow

Training area? What training area?

Another picture showing the state of our sheepdog training area! It will be some weeks before we can start training again, so those of you ... Read more