The Canadian Kennel Club Bearded Collie Standard
describes beardies as:
"One of the oldest of the British
herding breeds, the Bearded Collie has for centuries been the Scottish hill shepherd's
dog, used to hunt and gather free-ranging sheep on the Highlands. The breed was also
popular as a cattle drover. Both jobs required a hardy constitution and intelligence,
initiative, strength, stamina, and speed."
A number of Beardie owners have long been interested in herding with their Beardies. Since the Canadian Kennel Club has introduced herding as a performance sport, there has been an increasing interest.
Still in the early days of evolution as a sport in Canada, there are frequent questions about herding resources. We hope the listed resources help you in your search:
Herding articles found on this web site (listed at left)