911BC - K-9 SEARCH AND RECOVERY TEAM
www.911BC.org and training academy www.911bc.net-- maintained by A.J. Marhofke (email@example.com) is a dog search team based in Wisconsin. Their websites tells about them and their mission, how to contact them, and provides links to other SAR sites.
www.aboutewebordercollies.com--a website for the kennel of Claudia Wheeler (firstname.lastname@example.org), Claudia in Texas breeds and raises well-rounded Border Collies for a variety of activities, including sports, herding, and conformation. She calls herself a Border Colliologist. The website has loads of photos.
AGILITY NET www.agilitynet.com -- maintained by Ellen Rocco (email@example.com) is an agility website based in Britain, and includes an online agility magazine with articles on the sport, lists the agility clubs in the UK, has an online shop, and so on.
ALL SHEEP DOGS.com
www.allsheepdogs.com is the website of Pauline and Andrew Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org) and their publishing endeavor. You will find many interesting books on sheepdogs in their bookstore.
ANIMAL PORTRAITS BY RAVEN
www.ravenokeefe.com/ -- maintained by Raven OKeefe (email@example.com), an artist from Montana. Raven specializes in portraits of Border Collies, and her site is illustrated with many of her wonderful portraits, including a "work in progress" that shows how she creates a portrait from a photograph of a dog. Raven also has Border Collie prints and notecards for sale.
ANIMAL PORTRAITURE BY PAULINE GLEDHILL
www.ukpetportraits.co.uk -- maintained by Pauline Gledhill firstname.lastname@example.org Beautiful watercolour paintings and pencil drawings of your pets taken from your favourite photograph.
www.animalshirt.net/product/border-collie-shirt/. This site sells organic natural cotton shirts, including a full-face Border Collie shirt like in the logo at left. Contact information: sales@AnimalShirt.net.
www.artylobster.com. Arty Lobster will make a small sculpture of your pet in full-color gypsum or bronze from your photographs. These are not generic statuettes but miniatures that look exactly like your pet. Perfect for desk or mantelpiece, or as a memorial. Arty Lobster is in the UK. Contact: email@example.com.
ASTRA SHEEPDOG CENTRE
www.sheepdogsforsale.com the website of Janet Beale, a breeder of working Border Collies in Forfar, Angus, Scotland. She also has a sheepdog training center.
www.away2mefarm.com -- owned and maintained by Debbie George (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Puxico, Missouri. Debbie breeds working Border Collies and St. Croix sheep. She also trains all breeds of stockdogs, and trials. Her website has photos of her own dogs working sheep and cattle.
www.bannetstane.co.uk/bannetstane2.htm -- owned and maintained by Donna Clunie of Fife, Scotland (email@example.com). Donna owns and breeds Border Collies, particularly red ones, and Scottish Deerhounds. She also does Border Collie rescue. Her site is fun and worth visiting.
http:Bordercollie.Beginthier.nl -- is a website in the Netherlands with all links to various sites worldwide, including a webpage of Border Collie related links. You may reach them at Bordercollie@Beginthier.nl.
BLESSED BORDER COLLIES
www.blessedborder.hu -- maintained by Evelin Balassy (firstname.lastname@example.org) a Border Collie breeder in Hungary who breeds working Border Collies. There are lots of photos of working dogs on the website as well as a description of Hungarian-style herding trials.
BLEU PERLE BORDER COLLIES
www.bordercollies.es -- maintained by Carlos Abadfa (email@example.com) is a kennel located in Sádaba, Spain. Carlos is breeding working dogs for herding, agility, and frisbee. The website has photos of their dogs working sheep, cattle, and geese.
BLUE MOON BORDER COLLIES
web3.foxinternet.net/pep-lill/ -- owned by Deborah Sutton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Debbie raises working blue merle Border Collies and there are loads of lovely photos of her beautiful dogs on her website.
BONNIE BLUE BORDER COLLIES
www.bonnieblue.be/ and www.bordercolliesworkingdogs.tk/ are the websites of Bonnie Van Garsse of Belgium (email@example.com). Bonnie raises Border Collies for agility and the website, in Flemish, has lots of photos and videos.
BORDER COLLIE MAGAZINE
The first online Spanish Border Collie Magazine is looking really good. You'll have to read Spanish to enjoy it, but the cover photo of the first issue is splendid, so I expect all the photos will be worth looking at, whether you read Spanish or not. Bienvenidos!
BORDER COLLIES IN ACTION HOME PAGE
www.bordercollies.com -- maintained by Dan & Geri Byrnes (firstname.lastname@example.org)--their on-line catalog of good BC stuff to buy.
BORDER CONTROL BIRD DOGS - GEESE MANAGEMENT
www.geesemanagement.ca This is a geese management/goose control company in Southern Ontario, Canada, run by Heather and Gareth Williams. Started more than ten years ago, they currently have locations all over the Toronto and Ottawa areas, and a staff of Border Collies and handlers. They can be reached by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 613 395 5805.
David Kennard farms on the rugged coast of North Devon, one of the most spectacular places in Britain. With his sheepdogs, he looks after a flock of 800 ewes and 1200 lambs. The website has a gallery of photos from his must-see video, The Year of the Working Sheepdog. He has another film, Mist, the Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy, and has also written two books, A Shepherd's Watch and The Dogs of Windcutter Down which we carry in our online bookstore, The Shepherd's Dog or can be purchased from David directly at his website. David also gives speaking tours with Swift (that's her on the logo, left), his retired working sheepdog.
CANADIAN BORDER COLLIE ASSOCIATION
www.canadianbordercollies.org/ -- maintained by Werner Reitboeck (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Registry for Purebred Border Collies in Canada. The site has registry FAQs, but also different articles and pages devoted to herding and other events, links to other Canadian Border Collie sites, etc.
COMMANDER SHEEPDOG WHISTLE
www.SheepdogWhistle.com -- maintained by Geoff Austin (email@example.com), provides information on their hand-crafted stainless steel sheepdog whistles and whistle-shaped stainless steel dog tags, and a page about Geoff's own Border Collie, Bryn.
CONQUEST BORDER COLLIE KENNEL
www.conquestbordercollies.nl run and maintained by Ron Snoeck & Dorine Verhoef (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) in Zevenhoven, the Netherlands. Ron and Dorine use their dogs to prevent bird strikes at the Schiphol Airport, maintain a breeding kennel, do demos and hold herding training clinics.
www.creaturekinships.com the website of Vermont artist, Cynthia Crawford firstname.lastname@example.org, who works in watercolors. Cynthia says: I'll be doing more BC art in the future and also do portraits." Her logo, "Border Collie "Crouch" was exhibited in the Art Show at the Dog Show in 2005--an International annual show of dog art in Wichita Kansas. She says she is "proud to display the Border Collie in it's working state."
DANISH BORDER COLLIE HOME PAGE
www.kennel.dk/bc -- an interesting site in Denmark with links to BC sites in other places in the world.
THE DOG MUSEUM
www.thedogmuseum.com -- Maintained by Cyrille Jubert (email@example.com) who is a French artist specializing in dog portraits and paintings. Cyrille has only painted Border Collies once (the beautiful portrait of the two dogs featured in this link logo, left), but would paint them again if asked to.
DUTCH SHEEPDOG SOCIETY
www.dutchsheepdogsociety.nl is an ISDS affiliated organization. Their website lists events, advertises breeders in the Netherlands, and they have a very nice photo gallery of their trials and events, including a Christmas herding trial in the snow!
ENGLISH SHEPHERD - AN AMERICAN BREED
www.englishshepherd.org -- maintained by Paula and Dwight Cash (firstname.lastname@example.org) as a free service to friends of English Shepherds. This may not be a Border Collie site, but this page about the BC's American cousin is interesting nontheless, containing a history of the breed, breed characteristics, photographs, a rescue page and more.
FAYE'S BORDER COLLIES
www.fayesbordercollies.com/, maintained by Faye Amos (email@example.com). Faye is a dog trainer who breeds Border Collies for working and agility. The site has lots of photos of Border Collies.
www.gynnsfur.com, is the website of Hannah Jong, who studied at the Academy of Arts in the Netherlands. Hannah, or "Fynn" as she is known to her friends, does beautiful animal portraits from photographs of your pet. She can work in a variety of media. She is also the proud owner of Border Collie, Chip ("Ceilidh of Quiraing"--that's him in her banner). Visit her website or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
GENTLE SHEPHERD FARMS,
www.gentleshepherdfarms.com, is not strictly a Border Collie site, but contains information of interest to Border Collie people, and includes pages with photos of the owner's dogs and livestock. It is maintained by Jim and Kim (last name a mystery), (email@example.com) who have llamas, pygmy goats, Nubian goats, Jacob sheep, Dorset sheep and a colored flock of Cotswold/Lincoln crosses, and they breed working Border Collies.
G-FORCE BORDER COLLIES,
www.gforcebordercollies.com is a small breeding kennel, mostly of dogs for sports, run by a trainer in Louisiana. The puppies are very well socialized in a family of 4 small boys, temperament tested, and sold with a return guarantee. The site has photos and is maintained by Patricia Boswell Boswellrt@aol.com.
HERDING ON THE WEB
www.herdingontheweb.com -- maintained by Linda Rorem (Pacifica19@aol.com), is, as its name implies, a site dedicated to herding, including articles, resources, links to other sites, and so forth.
HILLCREST BORDER COLLIES
www.hillcrestbordercollies.com -- maintained by Brittney MacNeill (firstname.lastname@example.org). Brittney breeds "selectively bred performance dogs" for agility and herding.
INTERNATIONAL SHEEP DOG SOCIETY
http://www.isds.org.uk, the website of the International Sheep Dog Society (ISDS) in Britain and Ireland. The ISDS is the registry for Border Collies in the UK, and puts on four national sheepdog trials, an international sheepdog trial, and a world trial, each year to test the ability of working Border Collies.
JEAN MURR FINE ART
www.jeanmurrfineart.com --Jean is a gifted artist, who, besides water color and oil paintings that reflect her love of nature, does pet portraits. She has Border Collies of her own.
Contact Jean at Jean@JeanMurrFineArt.com.
JORDYALAN BORDER COLLIES
www.jordyalanbordercollies.com -- maintained by Wanda Ramsdell (email@example.com), who breeds Border Collies in Swan Reach, Victoria, Australia. The site is full of lovely photos of their dogs and puppies.
JULIE PALMER PET PORTRAITS
www.juliespetportraits.com -- maintained by Julie Palmer firstname.lastname@example.org. Julie is a portrait artist living in the UK who will create a beautiful portrait of your dog, cat or loved one from photos.
KAROLINA'S BORDER COLLIES
www.karolinabc.ca -- maintained by Rick (email@example.com). The site is still being constructed, but will have photos of their dogs; and Rick and Charlotte sell dog treats and other dog stuff.
www.kinlochsheepdogs.com -- maintained by Angie Driscol firstname.lastname@example.org. Angie, with her husband Kelvin Broad, runs a sheep farm in Wales, and trials with her Border Collies. Angie is also a fantastic designer for web and print and a visit to her website is worth the trip. She has a limited edition published book, The World of Sheepdogs: A Photographic Tribute and she designed the online souvenir program for the 2008 World Sheep Dog Trials.
LAKE DISTRICT WORKING SHEEPDOGS
www.lakedistrictworkingsheepdogs.co.uk -- maintained by Alan and Chris Bradley (Eldardy@aol.com). The Bradleys breed and sell working Boder Collies, and they run a bed and breakfast in the beautiful Lake District of England called Troutal Farm Bed & Breakfast.
LOCKEYE BORDER COLLIES www.lockeyebc.com -- Located in Easter Oklahoma, Michelle Weese raises and trains Border Collies to work both cattle and sheep. Visit her site for information on Border Collies, photos and videos on training stock dogs. She also raises puppies and starts clicker training them at 5 weeks old and a number of her puppies have gone on to do well in agility.
MAINLINE BORDER COLLIE CENTRE
www.bordercollies.co.uk -- maintained by Barbara Sykes (Editor@bordercollies.co.uk) in Yorkshire, includes a variety of interesting pages and articles devoted to the Border Collie, including information about Freedom of Spirit, a magazine for Border Collie enthusiasts.
MIDWEST HERDING CONNECTION
www.blueboniff.com/midwestherding a website intended to be a centralized site for herding information in the Midwestern states. It lists events, trainers and training facilities.
NEW WORLD CELTS
www.newworldcelts.org--a Scottish Heritage in the New World website maintained by Michael Dunlop email@example.com. The mission thereof is "to promote awareness of the outstanding contributions and history of the Celtic Peoples in the formation and continuance of the New World." There is a history of the Border Collie on the website.
NORTH EAST HERDING INFO
www.northeastherdinginfo.com a wesite intended to be a centralized site for herding information in the Northeastern states. It lists events, trainers and training facilities.
OKLAHOMA STOCK DOG ASSOCIATION
www.okstockdog.com--functioning since 1986 to support sheepdog trialing in Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas. The website is maintained by Jenna Baxter firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit their website to see what trials are coming up this year.
OPERATION SHEEPDOG HERDING
www.sheepdogherding.com for trialing and training supplies.
www.australiankelpie.com--working Australian Kelpies and working ISDS-registered Border Collies. This website is owned and maintained by Geoff & Kathy Gooch (Outlawkelpie@bigpond.com) in Victoria, Australia, where they own a large sheep and cattle farm and kennel. The website has photos of their dogs and information on genetic disorders in Border Collies and Kelpies.
www.pawsitiveart.com the website of Canadian artist Pat Nadarajah. Pat is a professed self-taught artist, who has three Border Collies of her own. Her pet portraits are so amazingly real-looking that you can almost feel the subject's wet nose.
PENCIL PORTRAITS BY STEPH DIX
www.stephdix.co.uk the website for British artist Steph Dix, a professional illustrator and portrait artist, who, among her many artistic talents, does pencil portraits of dogs. Check out the beautiful portraits of Border Collies she has on her website.
PETS IN PASTEL
www.petsinpastel.com -- maintained by artist Sarah Theophilus (email@example.com> presents the artist's portraits of dogs, cats and horses. While Sarah does not specialize in Border Collies, there are a number of very handsome Border Collie portraits on the site, and Sarah will work from a photograph and do a portrait of your dog. There are also links to other interesting sites.
THE RAMS HORN
www.ramshornstudio.com -- maintained by Beth and Jim Boyle (firstname.lastname@example.org), two artists/craftsmen whose website reflects their interest in sheep, sheepdogs, Celtic lore, etc. Lots of good stuff here and links to other sites.
REGIONAL BORDER COLLIE RESCUE WEBSITES -- as it implies, this is a list (maintained by Carole Presberg (email@example.com)) of links to the websites of a variety of national and international Border Collie Rescue organizations.
RURAL ROUTE VIDEOS
www.ruralroutevideos.com is a company that produces and sells videos of rural life, including sheepdog training videos and films of prominent sheepdog trials.
The Story of Sheep Farming in UK and Ireland, illustrated in a carefully designed trilogy with original imagery.
SEVEN LINKS RANCH BORDER COLLIES
www.sevenlinksranch.com/index.htm maintained by Kim Kent of Blanket, Texas (firstname.lastname@example.org). Kim breeds saddle-patterned Border Collies and the website has many photos.
THE SHEPHERD'S DOG Bookstore
www.theshepherdsdog.com -- maintained by Carole Presberg (email@example.com). Your source for old, antique, out-of-print, and rare books on sheepdogs. We also buy books, so send us your list of books you want to sell.
http://sugarbushfarm.net/index.htm -- is the dairy farm of Craig and Kathy Chittenden in Stephentown, New York. Besides milking Jersey cows and maple sugaring, Kathy and Craig do agility and Border Collie rescue. They have 8 dogs, 6 of which are Border Collies and their website has photos of all their dogs. Kathy (Sugarbush761@aol.com) maintains the website.
TANNIN BORDER COLLIES
www.tanninbordercollies.com is the Border Collie kennel of Patti Kowitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) in West Central Illinois. She has red, red-merle, blue-merle and black-and-white Border Collie pups for sale and a very nice website with lots of photos.
THAT'S THE ONE BORDER COLLIES
www.thatstheone-bordercollies.be is the website of a Border Collie kennel in Belgium. They raise Border Collies of the Beagold line for conformation. The website, which is still being built, is currently mostly in Flemish.
TWEEDHOPE SHEEPDOGS -- Viv Billingham Parkes is a famous British sheepdog handler and trialist. She has been breeding and trialling working Border Collies for many years and has appeared on the BBC TV program, One Man & His Dog. She's written several books on the breed as well. Viv runs a training center and bed & breakfast on the shores of St. Mary's Loch in the Borders of Scotland, and gives sheepdog demonstrations. To contact Viv email Parkes@rodonocottage.fsnet.co.uk. Unfortunately, she does not have a website at this time.
THE UNITED STATES BORDER COLLIE CLUB HOME PAGE
www.bordercollie.org -- (email@example.com) owned by Eileen Stein (firstname.lastname@example.org) and maintained by Heather L. Nadelman (email@example.com).is a very extensive site including information on the breed, health, trial results, and pointers to other BC websites.
WALL 2 WALL SHEEP RANCH & WORKING BORDER COLLIE STOCK DOGS
wall2wallsheep.com is the website for a working sheep, Border Collies, and milk-cow ranch in Manitoba, Canada run by Peter and Lorna Wall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
www.wooftown.com/breeds/border-collie. While we don't generally link to dog sites that are not specific to the Border Collie, we are making an exception in this case. This is an information website, that gives specific data on many breeds, including the Border Collie; and its owners are willing to make changes in favor of facts, which is very refreshing. Their target audience is pet owners, but today we can't ignore that it is likely that many Border Collies are owned as pets rather than as working dogs. Giving their owners information they can use to help their dogs lead a fruitful and rewarding life is important. Other information that can be found on this website are links to breeders, shelters, and vet clinics, articles on health and products, and more. It's a relatively new site and hopefully it will expand in the future.
www.woolgather.org/farm is the home of Carole and David Presberg and their Border Collies in Massachusetts. The site has web pages for each of the dogs, tells their stories and gives their family backgrounds. The Presbergs also have a llama and a fiberart business. Carole (email@example.com) maintains the website.
THE WORKING BORDER COLLIE
www.working-border-collie.com a bimonthly magazine, published and edited by Bruce and Linda Fogt in Sidney, Ohio. It features sheep/cattle dog training articles, trial results, profiles, and more.
THE WORKING SHEEPDOG WEBSITE
Border Collie Training - Information - Pictures & DVDs
A lovely website with loads of Border Collie photos, DVD clips, and useful information.
WORKING SHEPHERD MAGAZINE
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