Often known as a sheepdog, the Border Collie originated in the British Isles in the late 1880s. More than anything else, Border Collies are considered a working dog, with a long history or herding. They excel at working with livestock and at sporting events, and a few notable pooches have become popular actors over time.
Descended from the Landrace Collies, the Border Collie likely takes its name from its place of origin along the Scottish/British border. It is thought that most Border Collies are descended from a dog named Old Hemp. Old Hemp lived from 1893 to 1902 Read More