Kim the Border Collie is the Most Expensive Sheepdog in the World!

Kim the Border Collie is the Most Expensive Sheepdog in the World!

Could your border collie be worth £27,100?  Well, Kim the Border Collie is!  This now famous puppy from the UK has smashed the world record for being the most expensive sheepdog after being sold at an action to a local farmer, who will be using her to… herd sheep!  Kim’s record-breaking auction beat the previous record set by border collie Henna, who was bought for £20,000.  To note, the average price for a working dog in the UK is about £2,000.

What makes Kim worth way more than the average working border collie?  Find out in the video below!

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Patsy the Wonderdog Saves Flock of Sheep

Patsy the Wonderdog Saves Flock of Sheep

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The bush fires that has engulfed Australia has been a devastating and terrible thing to see from afar with so many lives (both humans and animals) lost to the fire.  Out of this tragedy, however, comes tales of heroism and bravery, such as this one featuring Patsy the Wonderdog who has heroically kept on doing her job and tending to the over 1000 sheep that she’s responsible for.  

Patsy the border collie rounded up the sheep and brought them to a safe paddock on her owner’s farm in Corryong, Victoria. Meanwhile, her owner also heroically tried to put out the fire bearing down on their property with a tractor equipped with a tank of water.  So far, they’ve managed to save most all of the sheep from the fire.

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Fame the Border Collie Wins 2018 Masters Agility Championship

Fame the Border Collie Wins 2018 Masters Agility Championship

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Meet Fame the Champion Border Collie

Have you heard of a Border Collie named Fame? If not, well what you are about to read is definitely an awesome and wonderful story.

Fame is arguably one of the greatest dog-athlete you will ever see!  This is mainly because this wonder-dog recently smashed the 2018 Masters Agility Championship course in merely eight and a half seconds!

Yep, you read it right. In just a matter of eight and a half seconds, this wonder dog left her other competitors in the dust during the Westminster Kennel Club 2018 Masters Agility Championship.  This seven-year-old border collie is the latest winner of this world-renowned competition, which was held at the Madison Garden.

 

Border Collies Are No Strangers When It Comes to Agility

Out of the 330 dogs who competed at the 2018 Masters Agility Championship, Fame beat all of the agility competitors. In the four years of the competition has existed, border collies have won four out of the five. In 2017, another border collie named Trick, grabbed the title.

Generally, their agility, speed and stamina have allowed border collies to dominate in dog activities such as flyball and disc dog competitions. With proper training, border collies also excel in dog dancing competitions.

Apart from  their agility, border collies have a highly developed sense of smell. Because of this, they can also make excellent tracking dogs for tracking trials. Tracking trials simulates finding a lost person in a controlled situation. This is where a dog’s performance is evaluated, and border collies are also know to excel in this particular category.

Watch Fame win the 2018  Master’s Agility Championship below.

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Border Collie Voted Most Heroic Pet in the British Isles

Border Collie Voted Most Heroic Pet in the British Isles

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We all know that Border Collies are among the canine kingdom’s most agile, balanced, and intelligent citizens. Having a job to perform, like agility, herding or obedience work—is key to a Border Collies  happiness. 

In the video below, check out this great story about Ember the Border Collie who is a member of a Search & Rescue team based in Jersey, which is the largest of the Channel Islands, between England and France.

This amazing Border Collie has been hailed a hero on the national stage and has been voted the most Heroic Pet in the British Isles.  Ember uses her sense of smell to follow scents and help track down missing islanders.

 

Credit: ITV Channel TV

 

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