Collie Origins and History

By |2018-01-31T17:16:49+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Breeders Education, History, Public Education|

Unfortunately, the Collie's exact origins are shrouded in obscurity. It has been the subject of much research and speculation. The word "Collie" is as obscure as the breed itself. The name has been spelled many different ways: Coll, Colley, Coally and Coaly. Generally, the most accepted origin of the word is "Coll" - the Anglo-Saxon word for black. In [...]