The Dog Wars: How the Border Collie Battled the American Kennel Club

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Outrun Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Border collie - 192 pages
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An account of the 1990s controversy between the working border collie community and the American Kennel Club. Chronicles a critical turning point in the history of the border collie, critical reading for those interested in the culture of dogs in the United States.
 

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This book provides a detailed account of the working border collie clubs' resistance to the AKC's decision to make the breed an AKC breed. Their worst fears have been realized, and reading the book ... Read full review

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Contents

Pip
1
A Brief History
10
The Border Collie in the United States
15
First Rumblings
28
Silk
53
Two Dog Shows
66
Moose
80
Refinement
118
Harry
149
Correspondence
163
The Collie Standard
185
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Donald McCaig was born in Butte, Montana in 1940. He received a BA in philosophy from Montana State University in 1963 and completed postgraduate studies in shepherding and sheepdogs. He won the Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for Jacob's Ladder and Canaan. His other works include Rhett Butler's People and Ruth's Journey, which were both authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate. He also writes about his experience raising sheepdogs in Mr. and Mrs. Dog: Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies.

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