gone 2 years since our last dog died, we were really missing the companionship
of a dog around us and despite always previously owning Boxers, my wife's
choice this time was a Border Collie. This decision was only made after much
deliberation for we knew how much time this breed demanded of their owners if
the dog was to be happy.
We were lucky to find a full litter available with a well
known breeder of Show dogs, Beverley Smith from "Terverley" Kennel at Measham,
and had the full choice of litter, all black and white although the mother was
red and white.
We had intended to get a bitch again and a little beauty
named Bria was top of my short list, although my wife and son were still
undecided. While we deliberated and watched them all playing a big lively pup
scrambled his way onto my wife's lap and licked her face before she could stop
So we came to choose "Telfer" at the age of 6 weeks, or rather
HE clearly said "Choose me". We collected him 2 weeks later on New Year's Day
Coming from Show parents he really was a Ball of