Goggie ob teh Week: Beards

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Ever wondered why the breed is called the Bearded Collie? "Bearded" comes from the long hairs that grow on their chins, which resemble a beard, while the term "Collie" is the Scottish word for herding dog.

Goggie ob teh Week: Why "Kelpie"?

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The name "Kelpie" comes from the water kelpie mentioned by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Scottish writer, in the novel Kidnapped.

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