14+ Historical Facts About Border Collies You Might Not Know

The roots of the Border Collie breed go back to the 8th and 10th centuries. n. eh .. These dogs are shepherds. Homeland – the highlands between England and Scotland. Experts suggest that their ancestors were the dogs of the Vikings. They were interbreeding with the Villian who lived in the area. The descendants of these animals are the ancestors of the border collie.

#2 Other names of the breed: English or traditional collie, farm collie, working collie speak about the occupation of dogs – work in agriculture, on farms.

#3 Specially trained, so-called “shepherd” dogs (shepherds) have long worked with shepherds, helping to protect the sheep and manage the flock.

Mary Allen

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