Border Collie

What To Do When Your Dog Gets Skunked

Your dog has been outside, but when he returns home, something’s different — there’s a certain smell and his eyes are red and watering; here’s what to do.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
March 6th, 2018

Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July

Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776; here are 27 adoptable animals who share their names with those who signed the document.

by DogTime
June 29th, 2015

DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014

Happy reunions, dog abuse, and a cow with an identity crisis are some of the topics covered in our top 10 most popular news story recap. Which events did you find most memorable?

by Mike Dogtime
December 24th, 2014

DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013

Remember the dog transported behind the SUV? 2013 had no shortage of important events involving man’s best friend — check-out the year's top 10 news stories.

by Mike Dogtime
December 24th, 2013

What dog breeds do the most digging?

Dogs dig for several reasons, including retrieving prey and foraging for food; find out which breeds are the most likely to dig, and how to curb this behavior.

by Colleen Dougherty
December 6th, 2013

Hero black Lab saves Border Collie from drowning

Last Thursday, 12-year-old Border Collie Bagels joined his owner on a fun trip to Kitsilano Beach in their home city of Vancouver, Canada.But what started out as just another of their frequent beach days quickly turned into a life-or-death situation.Owner Joe Markovitch says his active dog has a blast chasing after items on the sandy […]

by DogTime Staff
August 13th, 2013

Beloved Kentucky hiking dog passes away

“My name is Tillie. I am not a stray. I live next door. Let’s go for a hike.”The short message on 13-year-old Border Collie mix Tillie’s tag is a quick snippet of what became Tillie the Indian Fort hiking dog’s legacy. Tillie loved the outdoors, and Tillie relished making new friends on the winding trails […]

by DogTime Staff
July 26th, 2013

Britain’s top rescue dog retires

For the past seven years, Border Collie Mij, who has been referred to as a “real-life Lassie,” has spent her days keeping Britain just a little bit safer. As the United Kingdom’s top certified search-and-rescue dog, Mij has led more than 200 missions in her illustrious career, using her remarkable nose to seek out missing […]

by DogTime Staff
June 26th, 2013

One-eyed dog finds loving friend in one-eyed human

Bobbi Loomis’s life changed forever when she found out that she had stage 4 skin cancer, a squamous cell carcinoma that caused her left eye to droop and lose most of its vision. Doctors initially told Bobbi her cancer was inoperable, and that the only option they could offer was to try and make her […]

by DogTime Staff
June 14th, 2013

Amazing Border Collie understands grammar

English majors don’t usually have four paws and a wagging tail, but there’s a first time for everything.Nine-year-old Border Collie Chaser is your typical herding dog; she has lots of energy, an unshakable focus and a love of Frisbees. But she also has one very unusual hobby — grammar.Chaser’s owner, retired Wofford College psychologist John […]

by DogTime Staff
May 24th, 2013

Curious Collie rescued after getting head stuck in vent

Cats are the four-legged creatures usually labeled “most curious,” but a story coming out of the United Kingdom today would suggest otherwise.Jasper, a spunky 8-month-old Border Collie from Nottingham, England, was recently adopted by a loving family in Huckall. While out exploring his new backyard, Jasper noticed a very intriguing hole in the side of […]

by DogTime Staff
April 19th, 2013
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