Doggone Dog Facts
The border collie was developed to gather and control sheep in the hilly border country between Scotland and England. They will herd anything that moves, including children, cars, people on bikes, cats, and squirrels.
The highly trainable and intelligent border collie excels in various canine sports, including obedience, flyball, agility, tracking, and flying disc competitions.
Border collies are known for their intense stare, or ‘eye,’ with which they control their flocks.