Old Scotch Collie

Old Scotch Collie

The following paragraph from The Farmer’s Dog by John Holmes describes this old type of dog in its homeland:

There are several other types of Collie quite distinct from the Border Collie. The result of such vanity has been genocidal for the Old Scotch Collie; in a few years it has become a rarity. I traced her ancestry back through her mother to a collie bitch, “Charlie-the-Wire’s dog,” and hence to a MacKinnon family at West Lake Ainslie.

Source: www.oldtimefarmshepherd.org

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