A Lifetime With the Working Collie, Their Training and History, Arthur N. Allen, 1979 (order from author: Route 3, McLeansboro, IL 68259).
Very good basic training manual for all working breeds.
All About The Bearded Collie, Joyce Collis. Michael Joseph Publ., 1987.
The Bearded Collie, G.O. Willison. Foyle Ltd., London, England, 1971.
*The Farmer’s Dog, John Holmes. Popular Dogs Publishing Co. Ltd., London, 1986.
Good, basic training manual for all working breeds.
The National Stock Dog Magazine, P.O. Box 402, Butler, IN 46721.
Australian Shepherd Club of America, P.O. Box 3790, Bryan, TX 77805- 8690.
North American Sheep Dog Society, Rossine Kirsch, Rt. 3 Box 107, McCleansboro, IL62859.
Northwest Bearded Collie Club (www.nwbcc.org), Jackye Dunn, 5009 N. 15th Street, Tacoma, WA 98406.
Anybody Can Do It, Pope Robertson. Rovar Publications, 1979.
Best training manual on the market, especially for the strong instinct breed, e.g., Border Collie and Australian Kelpie.
Beardie Basics, Barbara Rieseberg and B.J. McKinney. Alpine Publi- cations, 1978.
*Border Collies: An Owner’s Com- panion, Iris Combe. The Crowood Press, 1993.
History of the Border Collie.
*The Sheep Dog: Its Work and Training, Tim Longton and Edward Hart. David & Charles, 1977.
Good training manual; better for the experienced Border Collie handler.
Working Sheep Dog News, 5 Vale Crescent, Bishop Wilton, York, England YO42 1SU (http:// members.lycos.co.uk/ workingsheepdog/index.html).
Coverage of the working Border Collie and other sheepdog breeds throughout the world.
Oregon Sheep Dog Society (http:// www.osds.org), Donna Grimes, P.O. Box 679, Athena, OR 97813.
The Bearded Collie Club of America (http://bcca.us), Jeff Ipser, 18956 Thorpe Road, Auburn, OH 44023.
The Working Kelpie Council of Austra- lia Inc. (http://www.wkc.org.au), P.O. Box 306, Castle Hill, NSW 1765 Australia.
4-H Score Sheets for the Working Dog Project. Available from 4-H county Extension faculty.
“Guidelines for Trials” Oregon Sheep Dog Society, P.O. Box 679, Athena, OR 97813.
*Sheepdogs, My Faithful Friends, Eric Halsall. Diamond Farm Book Publishers, 1980.
Complete history of the Border Collie in Great Britian.
American Border Collie Association, Inc., Patty Rogers, 82 Rogers Road, Perkinston, MS 39573-8843.
American-International Border Collie Registry, Inc. (http://www.aibc- registry.org), P.O. Box 274, Chappell Hill, TX 77426.
Australian Cattle Dog Club of America (http://www.acdca.org/), Pam Mansfold, 5041 Britton Lane, Jacksonville, FL 32210-8648.
Items available from Diamond Farm Book Publishers, Division Yesteryear Toys & Books Inc., P.O. Box 537, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.
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