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Border Collies – A Problem Dog?

Before considering Adopting A Border Collie just consider what a border collie is! Simply put, they are not your everyday pet. They are not just a lap dog content with being inside all day long. If you haven’t had the pleasure of owning a border collie, then please read on because this article is called Border Collies – a great problem dog!

In the interest of fairness, I am going to start by saying that not all border collies are a bad breed of dog. In fact, in many ways, they are the most loving and faithful pets you can find. There are many border collies out there that will love to be a part of your family, but are shy and don’t do well when you are around them as a group. Some border collies also have other issues such as allergies and skin problems. This means that you should make sure to check the backgrounds of the people who you plan on adopting border collies from. Not all border collies are created equal. If a breeder claims his or her border collies to be high quality, but in reality they are poorly bred animals, then you should stay away from this breeder and move on to someone who has done their homework.
If you are going to adopt a border collie it is important that you are responsible enough to ensure that they have a good home. It may take some research on your part to find one that is going to fit into your family perfectly. I suggest that you look for one at the vet’s office. Many owners will allow their dogs to come in to see them first before letting them go to another owner. This allows you to see if the dog has any health problems, and you can get a better idea of the temperament. You should always be sure that you get the information upfront before making a final decision about whether or not to adopt. a border collie.