Shepherds' Crook Fall Farm Trial - 2022

By Kristin Bryant 


The calendar indicated it was fall, and the weather reaffirmed it. Perfect weather for dogs and sheep though. It was wonderful to be back in Canada and visit with friends I hadn’t seen in quite a while. 

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Young Dog Clinic with Scott Glen - 2022

By Anne Wheatley 


This Thanksgiving weekend Andrea de Kenedy hosted Scott Glen for a 3 day young dog clinic at her Cloudberry Farm near Warkworth, Ontario. I’ve been lucky to attend some Scott Clinics here and there over the years…

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Handy Dog Fall Trial - 2022

By Mary Thompson

This is one of my favourite trials, and not just because it’s close to where I live, which is in itself is a bonus, but more because it has a lovely friendly flavour and a wonderful wide…

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The Kingston Sheepdog Trial – 2022

By Celeste Lacroix 

For many sheepdog herding enthusiasts, the trialing points year goes from August 1 - July 31 as per the USBCHA calendar.  In Ontario, the Kingston Sheepdog Trial usually starts off that new trialing season.  

This year the…

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Return of the Most Promising Handler Award

The Board of the Ontario Border Collie Club is very happy to announce the return of the Award for Most Promising Novice Handler. 

This award recognizes novice handlers who demonstrate: 

* good sportsmanship 

* a willingness to learn and improve 

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2021 Year End Awards

Congratulations to our 2021 champions!

OPEN Champion 

TRACY HINTON AND LAD 

Lad came to me at a year old from Vergil and Anne Marie Holland.  He is out of Vergil’s Brooke, sired by Patricia MacRae's Cap.  I remember the day…

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