Feeding instructions on Dog Food Packaging

By Fiona Robertson

Take a look at the package of your current dog food. Somewhere on the label you will find the feeding instructions - they are there for a reason. It might be a chart, or a simple list.…

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Up and Coming

By Andrea de Kenedy

My two Nursery dogs this year are Sweep and Wisp.

I bought Wisp from Stacey Rember at 9 months of age.  I had to put down my good dog Jock, whom I was intending to move…

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The Gift of an Open Dog

By Marie Sawford 
When I first started coming to herding events, I heard the advice from many judges and successful competitors, “Start with a retired Open dog.”  Coming from a riding background you were always encouraged to start with an…

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Legends of the Field

By Andrea de Kenedy - OBCC newsletter 2008

We can all name legendary dogs of the past. Many will be in our own dogs’ pedigrees. We might even muse, fondly, on certain traits that one or another of our own…

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Shepherding What a Wonderful Healthy Life

By Roddy McDermott - OBCC newsletter 2007 

I normally do three lambings every year and really enjoy doing them, two of them indoor and the last one outside. I have finished doing the first two down in the south of…

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