Dogs Show Their Stuff at Carol Stream Dog Fest

The dogs of Heatherhope put on a herding demonstration in Carol Stream, Illinois, at the CSBarks Dog Fest. Fighting stubborn ewes they showed how to gain the sheep’s respect. Each dog has its own […]

Personal Remarks on Bobby Dalziel Clinic

Bobby Dalziel clinic can be very helpful in learning to train and handle dogs quietly and […]

Our New Sheepdog from Scotland

Straid Nell is the newest Border Collie at Heatherhope Farm. She came from Ayrshire, Scotland, very near where Robert Burns wrote his first song about “Handsome […]

Bobby Dalziel Returns to Heatherhope for April, 2012 Clinic

Top Scottish sheepdog handler and trainer, Bobby Dalziel, returns to Heatherhope Farm April 26 through May 1 for a handling […]

Thoughts of Columba in Deep-Green August

Devotional thoughts of Columba, Iona Scotland and Ireland help us see the blessings in the deep green of an exceptionally wet […]

Twilight with Mirk

 

Mirk and I laid down in the blessed, cool shade. The realization set in with me that he is indeed nearing the end of his sojourn with us; and because of that, I wept.

Our time together started almost ten years ago when I came to Halterburn in the Scottish Borders to buy Mirk from Bill […]