Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men

Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men

eBook - 1998?
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The bestselling author of Nop's Trials presents the true story of his search for the perfect sheepdog

In April of 1988, Donald McCaig traveled to Scotland to buy a young, well-bred female sheepdog to raise and train for use on his three-hundred-acre Virginia farm. He knew exactly what he wanted: a Scottish border collie, considered the best sheepdog in the world because the breed is hardworking, smart, strong, and fast, with unique personalities.

McCaig attends dog trials and meets numerous trainers, fellow shepherds, and top handlers before he finally finds Gael. From his heartfelt prayers that Gael will pass her eye exam to his faithful sheepdog Pip's reaction to the new bitch on the farm, Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men chronicles McCaig's journey through the Scottish highlands, where border collies have been bred since the seventeenth century, and illuminates the ennobling bond between humans and dogs.

This ebook contains sixteen pages of photos.
Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, [1998?]
ISBN: 9781497630253
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Characteristics: text file
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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