Bringing out the Best In Border Collies, Dogs That Need Work

Country Life
Maude, the border collie, rounds up sheep at Finality Farm in Dover Plains, NY. Photo by Marsden Epworth

Border collies are born to run. And to chase sheep. More accurately, they love to herd sheep and move them around. Sheep are not the smartest farm animals, but despite being relatively docile, they present a challenge to the dog trying to round them up. A little like herding cats.

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