Fit For Function Border Collies Enjoy Herding Day

Ten Border Collies and their owners enjoyed the chance to try out herding on 29th August.   The event was hosted by the Border Collie Club of Great Britain (BCCGB), and overseeing the action was successful triallist Nij Vyas, with his dogs Skye and Mist. Chair of BCCGB, Peter Simmons said: ‘It was a fantastic opportunity for dogs that normally grace the show ring to try the task the breed was created for. Many of the dogs were already multi-skilled, competing in agility or obedience as well as being show dogs. ‘The… Read More

5 Minutes with Jackie Wallace (Foxhound Welfare)

Jackie Wallace National welfare Coordinator for Foxhound Welfare

What is your job title? National Welfare Coordinator What does your job involve? Everything, at the moment I am transporter, dog walker, cleaner, fundraiser and web designer.

The Story of Icey from Valgrays Border Collie Rescue

Border Collie Rescue Dog

Valgrays Rescue was asked to help a very sad dog called Icey in who was in a Romanian pound. This is not a normal activity for the charity, but the little dog broke their hearts. Through Facebook group members, the charity raised funds to get Icey to England and he arrived on the 10th Feb. Val from Valgrays explains: “Icey was a street dog, but one day he was caught by the dog catchers and he was put into a public shelter and his life was hell, he was left to die,… Read More