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2014-11-19 16:24:40

A Casting Call Will Be Held For 700 Extras For The Live Concert Shoot In Birmingham On December 3rd NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov.

How Does A Dog's Attention Change In The Course Of Its Life?
2014-04-02 09:55:56

Dogs are known to be Man's best friend. No other pet has adjusted to Man's lifestyle as this four-legged animal.

2014-03-04 16:23:50

NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collie Buddz, the critically-acclaimed global artist, has officially signed with Louder Than Life/RAL, a venture with Sony Music.

Dogs Learn Differently Than Humans
2012-11-23 05:55:02

A research team from the University of Lincoln, UK, have discovered that dogs learn to associate words with objects in different ways than humans do.

Dogs And Their Owners Have Matching Personalities
2012-04-20 09:58:02

It is often said that dog owners display an uncanny resemblance to their pets, but a new study goes one step further and suggests that their personalities are similar as well.

2010-01-14 12:15:48

Genes are being tested for roles in most conspicuous variations among dogs.

2009-09-08 09:43:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People and their dogs both need physical activity to fight obesity, and there are many exercises that owner and pet can do together that can improve their health and their relationship, according to a Kansas State University expert. Dr.

2009-09-08 11:19:23

People and their dogs both need physical activity to fight obesity, and there are many exercises that owner and pet can do together that can improve their health and their relationship, according to a Kansas State University expert.

2009-08-09 09:35:00

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count.

2009-08-08 21:39:55

Dogs are as bright as a human toddler, a Canadian canine researcher told the American Psychological Association Saturday. Stanley Coren of the University of British Columbia, speaking on the topic How dogs think, said the average dog can understand about 150 words and signs and can practice intentional deceit on dogs and people. We all want insight into how our furry companions think, and we want to understand the silly, quirky and apparently irrational behaviors Lassie or Rover demonstrate,...

Latest Collie Reference Libraries

2008-09-09 19:06:25

The Shetland Sheepdog, also called the Sheltie, hails from the Shetland Islands off the north coast of mainland Scotland. The breed is a descendant of the Collie, and its ancestors may have included the Greenland Yakki dog, King Charles Spaniel, Pomeranian, and the Border Collie, although this is uncertain. Up until the mid 20th century the breed was often called the Shetland Collie. The breed may have been used to herd small sheep and chase off scavengers, birds, pests, and wandering...

2008-07-07 22:04:21

The Rough Collie is a herding breed which originated in Scotland and Wales. The breed was bred to be nimble enough to herd sheep and goats in the highlands, and capable of covering up to 100 miles in one day. The original Collie was interbred with English sheepdog types, the Borzoi, and possibly the Irish Setter. The breed eventually became somewhat more of a fashion item due to its popularity as Queen Victoria's dog, and less of a working breed, due to the surge of the Border Collie to take...

2008-05-27 23:08:19

The Old English Sheepdog is a livestock herding breed which originated in the southern part of England during the 19th century. The breed's ancestors may include the Scottish Bearded Collie and the Russian Owtchar. The breed was likely used as a "drover's dog" which would drive cattle and sheep to market. The Old English Sheepdog is large, standing 22 inches high and weighing 60 to 100 pounds. The coat of the breed is excessively shaggy, covering their entire body and face. The coat begins...

2008-05-27 17:50:08

The McNab Shepherd, also called the McNab Sheepdog or McNab Herding Dog is a herding breed which originated from a Scotch Collie or a Fox Collie. It is recognized today as a working stock dog; it herds cattle, horses, sheep, and llamas. It is named for the family who developed the breed, and it shares its ancestry with the Border Collie. The McNab is not only an excellent herder, but is also a wonderful hunting companion when hunting deer, wild pig, squirrels, and rabbits. The size of the...

2008-05-27 15:29:25

The English Shepherd is a working breed. It was developed as a farm dog used for a variety of services such as herding, hunting, removing rodents, as well as a watch dog and a companion. It is often used to herd livestock; however, unlike other breeds, it is not specialized for only one species. The English shepherd works well with cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and birds. The English Shepherd shares similar characteristics with the Border Collie and the Australian Shepherd, but there are very...

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