Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men: Searching Through Scotland For A Border Collie (Paperback)

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Description


According to a Scottish saying, "There is no good flock without a good shepherd, and there is no good shepherd without a good dog." Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men is the story of Donald McCaig's search through rural Scotland for just the right sheepdog to bring back to his farm in West Virginia. McCaig delves into the mysterious pact between dog and man, which involves trust and deep communication. Traveling the countryside, to competitions and farms, meeting shepherds and trainers, McCaig introduces us to unforgettable animal and human characters. A must for dog lovers, and anyone interested in the relationship between animals and humans.

About the Author


Novelist Donald McCaig is the renowned author of Nop's Trials. He and his wife run a sheep farm in the mountains of western Virginia.

Praise For…


"Reading Mr. McCaig's book, you dream of owning a border collie. You have this dream that it will teach you the meaning of life."--The New York Times



Product Details
ISBN: 9781599210599
ISBN-10: 1599210592
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2007
Pages: 240
Language: English