1 year ago 1 year ago Awww 15 Interesting Facts About Border Collies by Judy Powell 1 year ago1 year ago Facebook Twitter Want to know more about these dogs? Here are some interesting facts about this wonderful breed: 1 A relatively new shepherd and farm dog, the border collie originally developed in the border lands connecting England and Scotland, hence the breed's name. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago 2 In the 19th century, farmers in the region bred sheepdogs that were the ancestors of modern border collies. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago 3 Border collies are skilled at a variety of tasks and jobs, but they are sheep herders at heart. Today, border collies are still regularly employed as shepherds, and many often compete in herding competitions. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago Post PaginationPage 1 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.