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By Adam Henson

‘For me, the bond i've got with Peg, my border collie sheepdog is valuable. i understand how very fortunate I, and millions of alternative shepherds and farmers, are to have those terribly brilliant, enthusiastic canine at our aspect. yet we, who paintings the land and our flocks, will not be the one beneficiaries of the extreme dating among guy and puppy …’

In A Farmer and His Dog, Adam Henson explores the original dating among a farmer and his such a lot unswerving good friend. Sheepdogs are available in quite a few styles and sizes from border collies to Australian kelpies (rumoured to be a far off relative of the dingo). not just are they necessary to the working of a farm, yet also they are fiercely clever and quite dedicated partners, having developed over millennia to make the make the paintings of a shepherd possible.

But it isn't simply the farmer operating the land who merits from the extreme dating among guy and puppy. starting by means of introducing us to the canines who've been devoted partners to the Henson kinfolk through the years, Adam is going directly to discover the influence made via the UK’s toughest operating breeds. From conventional herding canine and gundogs – comparable to the Labrador’s he grew up with and the Hungarian wire-haired Vizslas like Boo and Olive who dwell with him now – to the help canines, sniffer canine or even seek and rescue canines, whose tales have strengthened Adam’s trust that we people owe a big debt to our wet-nosed, four-legged friends.

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