Mainline Border
Collie Centre
Golcar Farm
Spring Lane
Bingley
West Yorkshire
BD16 3AU
01274 564163
Meg
Meg - 1979 – 1992
Nine National trials
English team 1983
The first of our Main Line of dogs
and the inspiration for MBCC
Corporate Collies
Freedom of Spirit Trust for Border Collies
Mainline Articles
The Wonderful World of Wonky


How a sad little rescue dog found happiness.
The Wonderful World of Wonky
Trials of a border collie


Have you ever wondered what a dog might think about competing in sheepdog trials? Meg might have the answer. Sadly digital cameras were not available in her day but even with old photos you can see she was stunning girl
Trials of a border collie
About Border Collies


Before deciding on having a Border Collie you need to ask one question, "How much of myself am I prepared to give."
About Border Collies
Understanding the breed


A Border Collie is a sheepdog and breeding the workability out to make it easier to understand them takes away the very quality that makes them so special
Understanding the breed
The perils of ignoring your dog


It can be more productive to explain to a dog acceptable behaviour rather than ignoring unwanted behaviour
The perils of ignoring your dog
Caring For An Older Dog


Most dogs grow old gracefully and, hopefully, with few ailments. Often the hardest part of living with an older dog is accepting that he is slowing up and not able to do the things he could do perhaps as recently as a year ago.
Caring For An Older Dog
A Happy Recall


A dog without a recall is like a car without brakes, it is dangerous!
A Happy Recall
The Perfect Team


Being at one with your dog costs nothing but time and patience and reaps amazing rewards.
The Perfect Team
February Newsletter


Keep up to date at Mainline and the Trust with our Freedom of Spirit Newsletter Digby's English, Thoughts on Microchipping Toby's story plus before and after photos plus our usual quotes and poems.
February Newsletter
New Book


Training Border Collies by Barbara Sykes Available now from Mainline Border Collie Centre
New Book
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