Search Results for 'Collie'

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Puppy power

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Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.

Vintage show coming up next week

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The Western Vintage Tractor and Engine Club will be hosting their 21st Annual Vintage Rally and Dog Show on Sunday, July 7 at the Country Club, Hollybrook, Hollymount, Co. Mayo. There is always something there for everyone. To keep the children occupied and happy, all children’s entertainment and amusements are provided free of charge. The rally will be hosting a dog show too; categories will include puppy class, toy dogs, terriers, Jack Russells, rough collies, working dogs, and kids handling.

Paws for Thought

Mayo SPCA urgently needs caring homes for rescued animals, some of which are shown here, others can be seen on If you can help by offering a home to an animal, becoming a member, volunteering your time to walk/care for dogs, pups, cats, or kittens, or assist with fundraising and welfare work then contact 094 963 1888 or 086 803 2592. Telephone lines are open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm, but please leave a message if your call is unanswered as lines are very busy and it will be returned as soon as possible.

Paws 4 Thought

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Is this your dog?

Adopt or foster a collie this month

A Connemara based dog rescue and adoption service has launched a collie adoption and fostering campaign for the month of November.

Paws for Thought

Mayo SPCA are seeking homes for a number of rescued dogs and pups. Full details and photos can be viewed on

Looking for good homes

The following dogs are looking for good homes if you can help please contact the dog shelter on (059) 9726785.


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