If you’ve ever seen a dog in a television commercial, there’s a pretty good chance it was a border collie. If you’ve watched herding competitions, you’ve probably seen a border collie controlling the herd. First and foremost, border collies are sheep herders. But when they’re not on the clock, they can make excellent companions. They’re energetic, playful, and extremely intelligent. They’re also sensitive, affectionate, and adorable. Even though this breed is still vital to livestock owners, we will focus on the border collie as a pet in this audiobook. Intelligence is perhaps the most prominent trait of the border collie. In the pasture, this dog can understand specific commands and respond accordingly. They also excel at obedience competitions and agility runs because they can pick up new skills quickly and respond to challenging commands. This audiobook will give you the information you need to jump-start your ownership journey, including:Border collie history Choosing a border colliePreparing your home for your border collieBringing home your border collieBeing a puppy parent House-training Socializing with people and animals Border collies and your other pets Physical and mental exercise Training your border collieBasic commands Dealing with unwanted behaviors Traveling with border colliesNutrition Grooming your border collieBasic health care Advanced border collie Health and aging dog care This audiobook will become your go-to guide throughout your BC’s life, as it has helpful hints and reminders that will prove to be practical far into your dog's adulthood. Border collies are an absolute joy to have as pets. These dogs are beautiful, intelligent, and silly. They love to test their owners and call the shots, but at the end of the day, they’re capable of following orders. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Blair. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/187315/bk_acx0_187315_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.