Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men: Searching Through Scotland for a Border Collie

Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men: Searching Through Scotland for a Border Collie

by Donald McCaig
     
 

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The engaging account of the author's search for a trained border collie in Scotland, to bring back to his farm in Virginia. McCaig delves into the mysterious pact between dog and man, which involves trust and deep communication. Traveling from town to town, to competitions and farms, meeting shepherds and trainers, McCaig introduces us to unforgettable animal and

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The engaging account of the author's search for a trained border collie in Scotland, to bring back to his farm in Virginia. McCaig delves into the mysterious pact between dog and man, which involves trust and deep communication. Traveling from town to town, to competitions and farms, meeting shepherds and trainers, McCaig introduces us to unforgettable animal and human characters.

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"Reading Mr. McCaig's book, you dream of owning a border collie. You have this dream that it will teach you the meaning of life."—The New York Times
Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
This 'lively tragelogue-history' is 'rich in dog lore and by no means as poor as a study of human behavior.' -- The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599210599
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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