Category Archives: Dogs/Border Collies

Too smart

My wonderful husband, Rick, and I have been married for nearly 36 great years, and although we have had plenty of ups and downs throughout that time, we are a great duo. Of course, in the early years we found that it took a lot of adjusting and negotiating to bring together two very different […]

Doggy kisses

We live in a house with three border collies, so getting licked by a dog is not an unusual occurrence. Our dogs, however, are not particularly affectionate — they are much happier when I suggest they come out to work the sheep than when I want to pet them or show them a bit of […]

Curious sheep

Sheep are curious creatures. In fact, I am sometimes amazed at how many risks they will take simply out of curiosity about some element of their environment. Take this morning, for example. After a heavy snow this past weekend, I finally decided it was time to “break ground” with the dogs for their morning run. […]