About Our Border Collies
Our philosophy on this amazing breed is that they should be sensible, loyal companions that are happy both resting quietly by your side as well as being actively involved in whatever you ask of them. The idea that a Border Collie needs to be kept busy every minute of the day and requires miles of running on a daily basis is highly exaggerated. Although a Border Collie does require regular exercise to stay fit, as well as mental stimulation and challenges to occupy their very intellegent brain, they should also be able to turn off with a simple "that'll do". The stereotypical Border Collie that never stops dropping a ball at your feet, chases shadows or paces around endlessly in circles is NOT a desired temperament!
All of our breeding dogs train and compete in mulitple activities including Flyball, Disc Dog, Obedience and Agility and have been part of canine demonstration performance teams in Canada and the US. Several of them are certified therapy dogs and a many have been featured in commercials, magazines, fashion shows, and print adds. But at the end of the day they can all be found relaxing on the couch with us. We breed dogs that have a natural "off switch" when properly exercised and trained and we are just as proud about how great they are at being companions as we are about all of their other accomplishments.
One thing we feel very strongly about is that our breeding dogs, especially the females, are not "breeding machines". We breed our girls at most three times in their breeding careers. Our goal is to produce better than the parents of a litter and continue breeding from the offspring. We support breed rescue and often recommend that potential owners check into this option before contacting any breeder. Having said that, purchasing a dog from a RESPONSIBLE breeder can be a most rewarding experience. We boast that there is not a single puppy that we have brought into this world that we do not know how to locate and that we do not receive regular updates about.
To view each dog's individual page, click on their names in the drop down menu.
Some of the dogs below are co owned and live with friends of ours but are still part of our breeding program. Our boys are available at stud to approved bitches. Please contact me for info.