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What is it about? This is a specialist book on the Border Collie tracing its origins and background, and including all aspects of caring for this highly versatile breed dog. There is information on choosing a puppy, preparing your home for a Border Collie, and guidance on feeding and exercise. The Border Collie has a strong work ethic and needs an active, stimulating lifestyle, so there is detailed advice on training and socialisation, as well as overcoming problem behaviour. For those who want to compete, or just have fun, with their Border Collie, there are lots of ideas for activities with Border Collies, plus an interpretation of the Breed Standard for those who want to get involved in showing or breeding. Finally, there is a chapter devoted to health issues.
Who wrote it? Edited by Judith Gregory
More about Judith: Judith has owned Border Collies for some 50 years; she has worked them in obedience, agility and on sheep, but now concentrates on showing in breed competitions. She has been top breeder in the UK for five out of six years, and bred the breed record holder, Sh. Ch. Tonkory Palmeston at Fayken, winner of 45 Challenge Certificates. Judith has hand-picked a team Border Collie experts to contribute to the text.
When was it published? 2009
Who published it? The Pet Book Publishing Company (UK)
Illustrations: More than 120 specially commissioned colour photographs
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