Category: Border Collie

Chloe, my heart

May 26, 2004 – August 2, 2019 I lost my darling Chloe today. I have dreaded this day for years. She was born deaf in Scotland in a litter of 8 pups. I did not figure out that she was deaf though until she was nearly 7 weeks old. I trained her with sign language…

By Melisa August 2, 2019 0

Saffron aka Sassy

May 26, 2004 – July 30, 2018 I lost our Sassy today, after over 14 years together. She was my wounded child…..my sensitive one. She had a horrible accident at 7 weeks old and nearly died. It changed her and she was never the same again. She was the one who lived in such a…

By Melisa July 30, 2018 0

Rick and Rachel

We lost a couple more dogs here at Alba Ranch as well.  This has been a difficult time for us.  I thought I had better get caught up a bit with what has been going on…but for a while I just wanted to take a moment.     Rick (Feb 2016-March 21, 2018)   Rick…

By Melisa June 7, 2018 0

Dogs of Alba

It is the one year anniversary today of my Darling Abbey Gail passing away.  I miss her dreadfully and it still feels like it was last week.  I saw her yesterday during an energy treatment…she visited with BJ.  She is still as beautiful as every. All my border collies and a couple of my LGD…

By Melisa May 17, 2017 0

Morag

    I have been waiting to tell you all about this for weeks but had to keep my mouth shut.  NO easy feat you know. I have had border collies every since Jan 2000, when I first got married and moved to Scotland to live with Charlie. Before that I didn’t really know what…

By Melisa January 27, 2017 0

Abbey Gail

  Abbey Gail Dec 3, 2000- May 17, 20016   My darling sweet Abbey.  My heart is broke.  You were never a dog, you were always a human with fur.  I remember the arguments that Abbey had with Bj about watching the cooking channel at the office in CO.  Abbey said cooking channel was stupid…

By Melisa May 29, 2016 0