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Meet Jumpy the Border Collie...enjoy
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Posted on 08/21/2013 10:44:24 AM PDT by Doogle

The Border Collie is a herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep. Ranked number one in Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs and typically extremely energetic, acrobatic, smart and athletic, they frequently compete with great success in dog sports, and are often cited as the most intelligent of all dogs.

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TOPICS: Hobbies; Humor; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doggy
..sure seems happy
1 posted on 08/21/2013 10:44:24 AM PDT by Doogle
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To: Chode

ping

http://www.flixxy.com/jumpy-the-dog.htm#.UdlyyGiGD_w.gmail


2 posted on 08/21/2013 10:44:52 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

I am looking for a red and white bordercollie Aussie mix to replace our dear dog who is aging quickly


3 posted on 08/21/2013 10:45:32 AM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: Chickensoup

Wouldn’t a purebred Aussie do? They are only a tad larger, somewhat less hyper and practically as smart. Most importantly, they have a similar herding dog mentality, which I adore.

http://aussierescue.leepfrog.com/


4 posted on 08/21/2013 10:52:36 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Doogle

That’s pretty cool. thanks


5 posted on 08/21/2013 10:58:17 AM PDT by Jvette
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To: Doogle

Wow! I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like that.


6 posted on 08/21/2013 11:00:56 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Doogle
My Border Collie is sure smart... her name is Freckles.

7 posted on 08/21/2013 11:05:16 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Doogle

Good dog!

My black lab/golden mix doesn’t even like to play fetch :)


8 posted on 08/21/2013 11:05:31 AM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Nachum

yeah, but they sure are expressive (Labs), you can tell when somethings on their minds...


9 posted on 08/21/2013 11:07:38 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
Goodness, my Border Collie only knows how to fetch the tennis ball..........A THOUSAND TIMES A DAY! She drives me nuts with her ball. Would love to teach her a few other things, like pick up her toys and put them away, lol. Love my BC!

Great post. Thanks.

10 posted on 08/21/2013 11:08:22 AM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: Chickensoup

My father in law trains border collies for a living. He’s located near Bowling Green KY. He breeds a few litters a year.

Most are black and white though.
Here is a video of some of his Dogs. He has won 1st place at many shows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVzbP_oGKlU


11 posted on 08/21/2013 11:10:28 AM PDT by the_boy_who_got_lost
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To: Bobalu

She’s a beauty.


12 posted on 08/21/2013 11:10:48 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: the_boy_who_got_lost

PM me if you want his information.


13 posted on 08/21/2013 11:11:29 AM PDT by the_boy_who_got_lost
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

patience and repetitiveness, they will pick it up, my grandfather had a mutt that learned how to shut the back door when he came in, in about 3 weeks. He knew how to open it, but constantly left it open, so my grandfather repeatedly walked him back to the kitchen, held him up to the door with his paws and said” shut the door”...then after a few weeks of the same routine, the day came when my grandfather yell out to him “shut the door”...he did...a few weeks after that, you didn’t have to yell...*smiles*


14 posted on 08/21/2013 11:15:50 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
yeah, but they sure are expressive (Labs), you can tell when somethings on their minds...

Ha. Boy does she ever. She communicates to us very well.

15 posted on 08/21/2013 11:17:48 AM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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Dog doesn’t know any better.
Personally I think he puts the dogs well being in jeopardy having it do some of the stuff the dog does like jumping off a van and hanging from a rope with its teeth.Not to smart of the owner and IMOP pretty stupid.

My sister has bred BC’s for 35 years.She sells them all over the world and has placed and judged the international sheep trials in Scotland.
She is world renowned and wont sell a dog to some one that does not have acreage or wants one for there own ego.She screens her buyers better than some adoption agencies do potential parents of kids and from the city environment this guy @ the link lives in he would not get one of her dogs.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 11:21:36 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Bobalu

Darling!


17 posted on 08/21/2013 11:33:52 AM PDT by funfan
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To: Doogle

One of our best-ever dogs was a Border Collie mix. She did not seem to have “the eye” for working cattle because she was having too much fun with our kids, who were pre-schoolers at the time.

Until ... one day we went sledding in the cow pasture without penning up the cattle. They spooked and started running just as DD was heading down the hill on her sled.

I was afraid DD was going to get trampled before our eyes.

Like a shot that dog headed off the leader adn turned the whole bunch. Everybody was fine. She never showed that much ability for working cattle before or after.

She started to lose her hearing after a few years. Perhaps because of that she mis-judged DH driving the farm truck and he hit her. (He felt horribl and probably cried a little but hid it from the rest of us).

She ran back to the house crying and died in my arms.

Our current dog is an elderly 3rd-hand Blue Heeler. She has a lot of the same qualities as our beloved Susie but (usually) thinks things through. I guess that’s how she’s lived so long.


18 posted on 08/21/2013 11:39:45 AM PDT by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: Bobalu

SO PURDY!


19 posted on 08/21/2013 11:41:01 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Doogle

Most impressive.


20 posted on 08/21/2013 12:21:44 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: Nachum

I have a Lab whom I have taught several tricks: Say “hi”, high five, bow, lie down, dead dog, and — everyone’s favorite — he does the cha-cha with me.


21 posted on 08/21/2013 12:25:45 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: onedoug

ping


22 posted on 08/21/2013 1:31:35 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Doogle

Goodness...that dog is athletic, and gets a lot of exercise. His master must, also.


23 posted on 08/21/2013 2:04:33 PM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: Doogle
Simon says... Good boy
24 posted on 08/21/2013 2:46:03 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: the_boy_who_got_lost

what beautiful dogs and really talented and well trained!


25 posted on 08/21/2013 5:42:01 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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