Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Border Collie. Honest advice on caring for Border Collie puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Border Collies...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Border Collie Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Border Collie FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Border Collies.


Training Border Collies

I'll show you how to teach your Border Collie puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Border Collie Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Border Collie health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Border Collie

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Border Collie from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Border Collie puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.