The mission of the Border Collie Society of America (BCSA) is to preserve and enhance the integrity of the Border Collie through promoting responsible breeding and ownership, to preserve the working attributes and intelligence of the breed, to prevent exploitation and abuse of the breed, and promote a spirit of encouragement and learning for the membership in all Border Collie activities, including but not limited to: herding, obedience, agility, conformation, tracking, companion dogs, flyball, and therapy dogs.
Our vision is a united national club that spans the interests and activities of all the membership. Our aim for tomorrow is a country where Border Collies are bred by responsible, knowledgeable breeders and owned by a fancy well-versed in the breed and committed to its care and betterment. We welcome members from all walks of life and envision a membership as diverse as the activities in which they are engaged. With support and education offered to all in their equally worthy endeavors, we strive for our primary goal: A future where no Border Collie goes unwanted.
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(Level 1) along the course. This is a mentally challenging but moderate sport to enjoy you’re your Border Collie with maybe a jog step or two, really great for the Border Collies mind!
April 14, 2020
Hello BCSA Members,
I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic. The BCSA Board of Directors would like to offer our help to any of our members needing assistance. If you need help taking care of your pets, need masks, need groceries delivered, etc., please reach out to us. We will do our best to send you masks, help find someone in your area who can deliver supplies, or make sure your pets are taken care of in the event that you are sick and currently unable to tend to them. Any costs incurred are being donated individually by members of the BCSA Board of Directors.
Alternately, if you would like to volunteer to help us support our members during this pandemic, we would appreciate any assistance you are willing to provide.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Together we will get through this!
Thank you for your continued support of BCSA – the AKC Border Collie National Breed Club.
Additional tips for keeping safe:
The BCSA began in the Fall of 1990 as a very loose group of friends in Louisville, Kentucky. This group foresaw the fact that the Border Collie would eventually be AKC-recognized and wanted to be involved. read more…
Border collies & Health
The BCSA is committed to breeding practices that will preserve the working ability and health of the world’s premier sheep herding breed. Responsible breeders should test the sire and dam of each litter for disorders that may disproportionately affect the Border Collie. read more…
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Remember that the decision that you are making regarding a new puppy is one that will affect both your family and the puppy for many years to come. You should be careful, don’t shop impulsively, and make sure you are getting a healthy dog. read more…
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