Posts Tagged ‘Border Collies’

Today the United States Border Collie Handler’s Association (USBCHA) is streaming the finals for their National Sheepdog Competitions. Visit the National Sheepdog Finals webpage. When you click on “web cast” you can register to bring up the stream. Competition began at 8 a.m. and will run until there’s a winner.

I watched yesterday and was amazed at the handler’s ability to communicate with his dog simply through whistles. It was the result of many years of work, I’m sure, and inspiring to watch.

Golden Retriever Puppy Sleeping with Toys

Herding toys is hard work. I'll leave the sheep to the big dogs.

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For the first time, the USBCHA (United States Border Collie Handler’s Association) National Sheepdog Finals will be streamed live on the internet. Way cool, huh?

Although the finals aren’t until September 25 and 26, I’d love to see the word get out far and wide to dog lovers. You can even publicize the web stream by displaying a poster.

Here’s a little preview to get you pumped up:

I believe that the happiest dogs are those who are well-loved and have a job to do. That could make some of these border collies the happiest dogs ever!

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