Border Collie

  • Amazing Border Collie understands grammar

    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 […]

  • Curious Collie rescued after getting head stuck in vent

    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 […]

  • Muscle transplant helps dog walk again

    Muscle transplant helps dog walk again

    Back in May 2012, 6-year-old Border Collie Bella took a nasty spill off of a platform bed at her family’s Pawtucket, Mass., home, landing on and seriously injuring her leg. The fall left Bella with a severe disability — unable to put any weight on her front right leg due to damage caused to the […]

  • Saved by a Pit Bull named Vinnie Girl

    Saved by a Pit Bull named Vinnie Girl

    Two years ago my boyfriend and I went to our local humane society looking for a small dog to join our family. We had a dog in mind after looking on the humane society website. Once we got there we learned that Slinky, the dog we came to adopt, had been quarantined because he accidently […]

  • Top 24 dogs who hate being left alone

    Top 24 dogs who hate being left alone

    Dogs love the company of others, and while some dogs can tolerate being left alone, 24 dog types in particular don’t like solitude, and they can act out in a variety of ways, including destructive behavior like chewing the furniture. Twenty-four dogs in the DogTime.com Dog Breed Center received a one-star (“Very poorly”) rank for […]

  • Agility trainer and six dogs crash in the desert

    Agility trainer and six dogs crash in the desert

    June 11 was a day that dog lover Elicia Calhoun, a world-renowned agility trainer, dog handler, and speaker, will never forget. Calhoun set off down Arizona’s Interstate-10 with her six dogs in tow: 12.5-year-old Border Collie, Iceman; 9.5-year-old Australian Shepherd, Nika; 9-year-old Border Collie, Breesea; 3-year-old Border Collie, Tobie; 1-year-old Australian Shepherd, Destiny; and finally, […]

  • Service Dogs: To pet or not to pet

    Service Dogs: To pet or not to pet

    How many of us have ever been out and about and observed a working dog in action? As dog lovers, our first impulse is often to show our respect and admiration by reaching out and petting these wonderful, selfless heroes or to verbally praise them — which is precisely what we should not do! Remember, […]