If you are considering getting a Border Collie, you'll want to check out the incredible book "The Complete Guide to Border Collies". It's written in an easy-to-understand way but still has the expert knowledge to help any new owner successfully raise their Border Collie from puppy to old-age. It's widely available, so pick up a copy if you see one, or click here to grab one on Amazon.
A highly active and extremely intelligent dog, the Border Collie was bred to gather and control sheep between Scotland and England. They have limitless stamina and energy and absolutely love to work. These traits can be difficult to handle for someone who doesn’t understand the Border Collie. They are not couch potatoes and prefer to have a job. Their unlimited energy can be overwhelming to a family who wants a laid-back dog. Their extreme intelligence makes them easily trainable. One trait about the Border Collie is that they seem to know what you want from them before you even ask. Early socialization will help with their instinct to herd young children or other pets. The Border Collie will shine in an active family.
If you can't find the right Border Collie Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Border Collie Rescues in the USA
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