Living in an apartment with a dog is often a challenge, especially when that dog was bred to run full tilt for 12 hours a day! As someone living with a border collie, I often get stressed out about finding enough for him to do. I'm sure other people with herding dogs feel the same and I figure it might be fun to get together and do things with our energetic companions. This purpose of this meetup group is to meet other border collie (and similar breed) lovers, learn about training techniques and spend time together, hiking, running, playing in the park and anything else anyone likes to do with their border collie. This group is open to anyone who shares their home with a border collie or similar breed, such as an Australian shepherd or Shetland sheepdog, but you should only join if your dog is good with other herding dogs!

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  • October 11, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    Hounds and Harriers Run!

    2 Shepherds

    I have not done this run before, but my husband and I ran the marathon last year and plan to do it again this year. Since Archie comes on so many of our training runs... Learn more
  • September 21, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    Annual Apple Picking Adventure!

    3 Shepherds | 6 Photos

    Every year, we take Archie up to Applewood Orchards for a romp among the apple trees, getting drunk on fermented apples, and lots of enjoyment by all. This year, we are... Learn more
  • September 13, 2014 · 8:00 AM

    Join Agility Enthusiasts Meetup

    2 Shepherds

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  • August 3, 2014 · 8:00 AM

    Meet & Greet in Prospect Park

    3 Shepherds | 5.00 | 3 Photos

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  • April 6, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Agility in the Park

    5 Shepherds | 5.00 | 3 Photos

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    Olivia T. Olivia T. replied to BC Trainers?
    October 10
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    "Hi Andrea, what type of training are you looking for specifically? I don't know of any trainers who specifically work with border collies, although they may exist...."

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    "If you click on the event title at the top, you can see all of the details on where the event was, as well as additional pictures from the day. The farm was about a 3 hour drive from NYC."

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    Olivia T. Olivia T. commented on Hounds and Harriers Run!
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    "Hi everyone, the race is tomorrow! Archie is really looking forward to it...."

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    "Hi, Does anyone know of any good trainers that are used to dealing with border collies? Manhattan would be best, but anywhere in the area is fine. Thanks-"

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    "Hi! I just moved to Brooklyn with my white shepherd mix Leo. I would love to meet other herding dog owners!"
 
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