Saturday, January 23, 2016
It seems like once you have a Border Collie for a pet any other dog breed just seems unacceptable.
Our first Border Collie "Steffi", adopted us, we didn't have her very long but fell in love with her energy and intelligence.
Then we got Patch, he was a great dog, family pet, weather forecaster, he was frightened of thunderstorms so if we were all away from home he would turn up at the neighbours hours before a storm! They came to know that a visit from patch meant a thunderstorm was headed their way. We had patch for 9 years and were bereft when he was hit by a car and died.
We said at that point that having dogs was too sad and that we wouldn't get another one. Within the year we had Angus, such a beautiful boy. Angus is the dog in the banner above. He helped raise Zoe and was broken hearted when the girls left home and again when we moved to the farm here, He