Iam new to border collies also. i got Sam when He was 6 weeks old. I have raised dogs all my life, but this is my first border collie.I have never had a dog as easy to train.He was potty trained in two weeks.
He only barks when he sees someone new or
another dog or deer.I am sure some one will answer you with more knowledge than I.
My sam is the best thing that my wife and I