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To the Border Bred- The Border Collie Story

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To the Border Bred is the definitive documentary capturing the incredible bond between shepherds and their working dogs. Set in the beautiful scenery of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, the documentary explores the story of the Border Collie through the words of the people who work with them every day.

Featuring many local voices from the Scottish Borders and Northumberland, the film showcases many aspects of the lives of a Border Collie including a newborn litter of puppies, the first time that a puppy is taken to sheep and the ongoing training of a working Border Collie. 

The film also explores the story of the heroic ‘Sheila the Sheepdog’ and her involvement in the rescue of American Airmen from the Cheviot in 1944. 

Including the Border Collie Rescue UK, and SARDA the Search and rescue dog association, 'To the Border Bred' is a diverse and colourful exploration of the breed through the words of those who know them best.

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Praise for 'To the Border Bred' 

'Congratulations Shadowcat Films, what a great piece of work! Laughed, connected, cried. Well done.'

-Sarah Riseborough

'I went through the whole Gamut of emotions in that hour..inspiring, awesome film... stunning. Adam Telfer would have been very proud.'

-Simon Falla

'I'm honoured to have attended the premiere of such a compassionate, compelling and thoughtful production. It was a joy to experience the stories of so many endearing men, women and dogs.'

-Katy Luscombe

'I have no real interest in dogs or farming but found this a riveting watch from start to finish and felt privileged to have "met" so many great characters and to learn something of their way of life and relationships with their collies. Fascinating, humorous and poignant by turns.'

-Jim Herbert

'A beautiful film telling the story of the border collie and the shepherds of the Cheviots. Everyone should watch it, whether a dog lover or not. I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't be entranced by it.'

-Slink Jadranko


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