We're a family of 3 who are looking for a female border collie puppy to join our family.
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Appearing in movies, television programmes, and commercials, the face of the border collie has been everywhere. The breed’s well-deserved popularity accounts not only for its good-looking appearance but most importantly for its trainability, intelligence, and remarkable herding instincts.
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Border collies are a solid package of energy, cleverness, and diligence, which makes them swift learners of tricks but also highly competitive canines. No wonder many dog lovers crave to know more about these brilliant pooches.
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As the world’s smartest dog breed, Border collies are initially bred to be herding dogs. Because of their high level of trainability, they are not only used as sheepdogs, but also as working dogs that detect bombs and narcotics and help in search and rescue.