We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the welfare of the border collie
Serving the greater Sacramento valley and Sierra Nevada foothills

THE DOGHOUSE

On these pages we open the door to all things border collie

If you have recommendations, requests or ideas to include in the Doghouse, we’d love to hear from you - email us at bcbrogan@wavecable.com  

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Recommended Border Collie Reads

If you’re interested in adopting a border collie, this is a must read. Concise information on the breed, much in the format of FAQ’s. It points out the things you need to do and the person you need to be as a successful border collie owner.

Rose in a Storm by Jon Katz

submitted by Brett


One of the Katz books relating to Dogs of Bedlam Farm, this one departs from the narration by Katz and puts you in the eyes and mind of Rose, his beloved border collie.

Looking for Active Dogs & Handlers!


The following links to activities and trainers are presented as a service to our viewers. Except where indicated, trainers are located in the greater Sacramento area. If you know of someone who you think should be on this page please ask them to contact us.


Agility & Obedience

(for general obedience only please also look to your local parks & recreation,

adult education, etc. as the list would be too long to present here)

Capital Canines, Pat White email:  capitalk9s@aol.com

Performance Dogs In Action, Nola Jones   

Placer Dog Training Center, Amie Lambert

Teamwork Dog Training, Marcia Barkley

Zulu’s TLC Agility, Narae Kim Ellis (SF East Bay)

Dance 

Dogs Can Dance, Judy Gamet

Flyball

Bay Racers includes events near Sac (2014 UC Davis Picnic Day)

Starfleet Flyball Club,  Jeanne Davis

      

Flying Disc

Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate  

Herding

Performance Dogs In Action, Nola Jones   

Tom Duffy (Browns Valley)

 K9 Nosework

Green Dogs and Pam Dog Training, Pam Rogers

The Right Steps, Cindy C. Smith, CNWI    

Treibball

Teamwork Dog Training, Marcia Barkley


The service providers listed above are not presented as endorsements by Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions. No fees or compensation has been provided to NCBCRA for listings. As a service to our adopters, from time to time we may present discounts or coupons offered by the service provider to people who adopt from us.

Recommended Border Collie & Other Dog Sites

All About Border Collies website is the home of the United States Border Collie Club. The organization is dedicated to preserving the the border collie as a working stock dog. The site offers much on the selection and training of stock dogs, but also provides valuable overall information on living with a border collie, including general obedience and house training.

Click document icon to read at K-9web.com

DogTrekker.com is a site for dog owners of all breeds who want to take their best friends with them on outings and vacations in Northern California. Great information and stories on dog friendly locales, motels, camping and other travel advice. Plus, local and regional stories of canine interest.  Check it out.

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Border Collies by April M. Quist