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Okay, so, I have a female BC puppy who is 26 weeks old, and she weighs ~31 pounds. With that being said, she is a tad overweight due to a smoke problem where I live and she couldn’t go outside and exercise for about 2 weeks. She also suddenly hit a growth spurt and is very tall! We got her at 10 weeks and she was an estimated ~10 pounds. Her mom (working lines) is VERY tall, but thin so I’d have to ask how much she weighs. Her dad (show lines) is on the smaller side, and average BC weight for a show male (Id have to ask for specifics) Everyone told me that she is was on t
I have had my female border collie since she was 6 weeks old. As far as training goes, she does very well learning tricks and we work on them in short spirts multiple times a day. She knows how to shake, lay down, kiss, and sit. Getting her to listen to me during this is very easy. Although in other situations as to come or stopping her bad behavior. she listens to no one. She jumps up on the stove frequently and now that has resulted in a small paw burn. When she does something bad and we scold her, it is almost like she thinks it is a game and keeps doing it. I am afraid that this is going t
This is my first post on this forum. Great website! We are very excited to be getting our first border collie pup in a couple of weeks (she's about five weeks old now) but my research has thrown up conflicting advice on what to do. As I child we had kelpies and, if I remember correctly, they spent their first nights in the laundry before sleeping in or outside when they were older. I see a lot about crating pups, but not really sure what this means in terms of how long you crate them and to what age. To be honest, I don't really like the thought of her being stuck in a box. Other peop