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4 Things You MUST Know About Training Your Border Collie Puppy...

...from the Border Collie Experts!

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Your Toronto, Ontario Border Collie Experts!  

When it comes to Border Collie training, whether you want to get started on the right foot, try herding for a natural outlet, or fix a behavioural issue, we've got you covered.

Combined, we have over 50 years of Border Collie experience at your disposal and have twice represented Canada internationally at the World Sheepdog Trial.


Want to find out more about training your Border Collie to herd sheep?

Herding is an activity that works a dog's mind and body, and is an excellent outlet for their innate herding instinct.

Please note: We work exclusively with pure-bred Border Collies.

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Manners & Behaviour

The famous Border Collie intelligence, drive and instinct make for amazing companions. However, these same traits can also cause problems. Learn how to raise a well-rounded companion with our online resources and expert in-person training.

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Border Collie Puppies

Our Border Collies puppies are selectively bred from proven lines, with an emphasis on temperament, health and working ability. The traits of a Border Collie include the ability to think, to be a companion who wants to work with you, that is ready to work when you ask but also has an off-switch. Border Collies should not be crazy. We do not breed often.


Why would you trust your Border Collie to anyone else?

We bring the science of dog training and the mythic wisdom of the shepherd together.

At Boywood Border Collies, we have over 50 years of combined expertise in understanding and training the Border Collie.

We have travelled across North America and to the UK and Ireland in search of great genetics and to learn at the feet of the masters.

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The Dog of a Lifetime

An era has ended at Boywood Border Collies.

On Thursday, Jan 7, 2021, I said goodbye to one of the kindest, most courageous, biggest-hearted dogs I have ever known.

I remember the day I picked her out.

I looked down at the brand new litter of Border Collies, their eyes still closed, saw a tiny little half-white, half-black face and said, “She’s mine!”

Little did I know the adventure she was about to take me on...

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