My neighbor’s dogs, he calls them “The Boys”. They are such well behaved boys and perfectly groomed at all times. Photo was taken in Kenosha Wisconsin, USA., with a Canon Powershot SX40 HS.

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The Collie is not a specific breed but is a distinctive type of herding dog, including many related landraces and formal breeds. It originates in Scotland and Northern England. It is a medium-sized, fairly lightly built dog with a pointed snout, and many types have a distinctive white pattern over the shoulders. Collies are very active and agile, and most types have a very strong herding instinct. The collie type has spread through many parts of the world (especially Australia and North America) and has diversified into many varieties, sometimes with mixture from other dog types. Some of the collie types have remained as working dogs, used for herding cattle, sheep and other livestock, while others are kept as pets, show dogs or for dog sports, in which they display great agility, stamina and trainability.
Common use of the name “Collie” in some areas is limited largely to certain breeds – such as to the Rough Collie in parts of the United States, or to the Border Collie in many rural parts of Great Britain. Many collie types do not actually include “collie” in their name.

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  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Irelandalmost 2 years ago

    Wow what a lovely pair they sure are…

    Warmly,

  • Thanks Rita, much appreciated. kay

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  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosalmost 2 years ago

    What gorgeous dogs these are..Nicely captured Kay

  • Yes, they really are beautiful boys! Thank you, appreciated.

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  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 2 years ago

    What gorgeous collies! So pure in color and groomed to the tee!

  • Thank you, Pamela.

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  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTalmost 2 years ago

    lovely

  • Thanks Syl.

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakalmost 2 years ago

    They are beautiful! Great shot, Kay!

  • Thank you, Lynne.

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  • Marija
    Marijaalmost 2 years ago

    Awwwww they are such handsome fellas!!!!

  • Thanks Marija. Yes, they really are beautiful and so well behaved too!

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  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesalmost 2 years ago

    They are lovely boys. Beautiful shot !

  • Thank you, Morag.

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  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonalmost 2 years ago

    What lovely boys! Perfect models!

  • Yes, they are the perfect models. Thank you, Lynn.

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  • vic321
    vic321almost 2 years ago

    Gorgeous ! Fantastic capture aswell :)

  • I,thank you!

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakalmost 2 years ago

    Congrats on your feature, Kay! Love “The Boys”!

  • Thank you, Lynne. Appreciate that! kay

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