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
Latest News
Sheepdog Experience


Look out for new dates being posted on our events calendar in March this year for the Sheepdog Experience
Sheepdog Experience
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year


Have a great Christmas everyone and all the very best from all of us for 2017
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Christmas Cards and Calendars


Christmas cards and Calendars, Christmas Fair, Quiz night.
Christmas Cards and Calendars
Sheepdog handling and training


Introduction to sheepdog handling and training day. Sunday October 23rd and Sunday November 27th. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn about training and handling a working dog.
 Sheepdog handling and training
English National Sheepdog Trials


Held this year at Castle Howard nr York this is an event not to be missed. Englands top handlers will be competing and our rescue has a stand so if you go please visit us for a chat
English National Sheepdog Trials
Come and find out more about our rescue


Our rescue stand (FOSTBC) will be at Eldwick Gala tomorrow June 25th, please come and support us, have a chat and be the first ones to see our new exhibition.
Come and find out more about our rescue
The Animal Welfare Act


Reform of the animal welfare act. Use this link to read our letter to DEFRA and use the link on the twitter feed to the right to go to the site where you can help to make a huge difference to the dogs in the UK
The Animal Welfare Act
Border Collie 2016 Calendar


sorry we have sold out of our Christmas cards but still have our lovely 2016 calendars available
Border Collie 2016 Calendar
Border Collie 2016 Calendar


The FOSTBC rescue calendar is now available please click this link for more information and how to order.
Border Collie 2016 Calendar
Sheepdog Training Clinic August 1st


All aspects of training from complete novice to field work.
Sheepdog Training Clinic August 1st
Please visit our rescue FOSTBC


We have a lot of dogs in our rescue looking for their forever homes
Please visit our rescue FOSTBC
New Article - Microchipping


Will compulsory Microchipping solve problems or create more? Will the new laws help us find lost dogs or make it more difficult?
New Article - Microchipping
A dog is not only for life-it is a life


Imagine someone having an outfit that holds a lot of sentimental memories and it doesn't fit anymore. They don't want to throw it out as it would seem like a betrayel Please click and read on.........
A dog is not only for life-it is a life
Mainline news


Fred's first time of rounding up Ducks - and what happened! Mud, mud, not so glorious mud! How many more rescue dogs can we fit in to our kennels!
Mainline news
Happy Advent


Megan says.... go to our Twitter column on our home page to see our video
Happy Advent
Christmas cards and calendars


Beautiful pictures of Border Collies exclusive to the FOSTBC on Christmas Cards and stunning calendar pictures of rescue dogs with information on each dog of the month.
Christmas cards and calendars
The New Dog Laws


Do you have an opinion on the new dog laws and do you think they are enough?
Understand your Border Collie


Short coated, prick eared, tri coloured, amber eyes, blue/red merle, half white face, blue eyes. So many variations and each one carries its own characteristics and energy levels.
Understand your Border Collie
Cruelty in classes


There is absolutely no excuse for a 'trainer' to use a prod collar on a client's dog and drag it around until it is yelping. This was not big, was not aggressive it just pulled on a lead.
Are You Feeding the Right Diet?


If you are happy with the food and your dog is healthy and contented then you probably are. But there will be someone somewhere who will tell you that you are wrong.
Are  You Feeding the Right Diet?
Keeping Calm


Dogs pick up on the slightest change in our mood or our thoughts and sometimes that is all a deaf dog has to go on
NEW Article from the archives


Protecting the Innocent
ARTICLE FROM THE ARCHIVES


OLD DOGS ARE WONDERFUL
ARTICLE FROM THE ARCHIVES
The Barn Dogs


The story of nine happy little rescues
The Barn Dogs
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