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  • FAQ – Training an older dog

    QUESTION: We have an eight year old border collie and now live on a smallholding where we will soon get our first flock of sheep. Will it be possible to train the dog to work sheep? ANSWER: In theory, you can train any dog which has the necessary instinct for herding – but there are […]

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  • How old is your dog?

    Chihuahuas - Eric, Chester and Alfie

    There’s a new way to calculate your dog’s age! We were brought up to believe that a year of a dog’s life was the equivalent to seven human years, but it didn’t always ring true when we watched the development of puppies, young dogs and adults. With Border collies we expect adolescence to kick in […]

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