Farm Collie Movement

Old Scotch Collie by Erika DuBois

Sadly, over the past 20 years, collies of Kippy’s ilk have all but disappeared from Inverness County, where at one time they guarded every doorstep. As well as being herders, and guard-dogs, these “old” collies were tolerant of children and very clean in habit. […]

Changes: 1901 - 1950

The Farm and the Collie – 1907

It seems strange that a dog endowed by nature with those qualities which the collie possesses should be so seldom used for the purposes for which he is intended. The collie stands to-day the most […]


Ole Shep is Dead, Long Live Ole Shep

I regret not learning about the farm collie movement earlier. It appears there was a great deal of enthusiasm for the idea of bringing back the old time farm collies back in the late 90’s […]

Changes: 1901 - 1950

Missouri Considering the Breeding of Collies

Harry B. Hawes proposes, very sensibly, we think, that the Board of Agriculture establish state kennels to breed Scotch collies for free distribution, just as the state distributes game fish, pheasants and Hungarian partridges. Blooded […]