101 USES FOR A TANNIN BORDER COLLIE
What will you do with YOUR Tannin Border Collie puppy?
Here are 101 (when finished) ideas, featuring our dogs and their kids. 

If you are the happy owner of a Tannin Border Collie and would like to share your favorite activities please feel free to send us your favorite pictures!

Nippers Pup Jimi

1. Follow your instinct
Jimi (Nipper x Koda)

Benneli 3

2. Take good care of your favorite toys Bennelli (Rosie X Reese 2014)

 

 

Snow fun Jimi (Koda x Nipper)

3. Snow fun
Jimi (Koda x Nipper)

 

Relax on the sofa Nipper (Miki x Jess)

4. Relax on the sofa
Nipper (Miki x Jess)

 

Sochi, I just loved this little pup, so very smart and willing to please and learn.

5. Don’t worry, be happy Sochi (Cali X Reese 2014)

Learn to ignore what bugs you. Nipper

6. Learn to ignore what bugs you.
Nipper with Will-Kitty the puppy tamer.

 

Hang out with your twin Nyx and Styx (Rosie x Reese)

7. Hang out with your twin
Nyx and Styx
(Rosie x Reese)

 

 

Watch a movie with your best girl friend! Tally and Reese

8. Watch a movie with your best girl friend!
Tally and Reese

 

Love your babies while they are little Jess

9. Love your babies while they are little
Jess, my teacher

 

Her eyes are the window to her soul. Raven

10. Her eyes are the window to her soul.
Raven, my heart dog (Jess X Jack)

 

Be goofy, and everyone will love you Buck

11. Be goofy, and everyone will love you
Buck

 

Make friends with your enemies Koda

12. Make friends with your enemies
Koda, forever cat lover.

 

Help mom out with your brothers and sister Brandi

13. Help mom out with your brothers and sisters
Brandi (Jessies last litter, with Raven’s first litter)

 

Show your inner beauty Raven

14. Show your inner beauty
Raven

 

Anticipate good things and great fun Copper & Jess

15. Anticipate good things and great fun
Copper & Jess

 

Invite a friend to play Roxie (Reese x Tally

16. Invite a friend to play
Roxie (Reese x Tally

 

Wait for it....wait...for...it Phoenix (Brandi x Reese)

17. Wait for it….wait…for…it
Phoenix (Brandi x Reese)

 

Kiss and make up

18. Kiss and make up

 

Add a new member to the family The Hager family with Torin

19. Add a new member to the family
The Hager family with Torin

 

Small things can some day become very special Patty (Jess & Jack 03) Just one day old!

20. Small things can some day become very special
Patty (Jess & Jack 03) Just one day old!

 

4 kids, 8 puppies, and a beautiful spring day!

21. 4 kids, 8 puppies, and a beautiful spring day!
Life is good!

 

Play with the boxes, they are more fun than the toys Gordy (Jess x Bandit 02)

22. Play with the boxes, they are more fun than the toys
Gordy (Jess x Bandit 02)

Lean to use good table maners.

23. Lean to use good table manners. Brandi

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24. Brandi, (Jess X Chilly) All American Border Collie

 

Relax in the arms of someone who loves you Blitz, in Canada

25. Relax in the arms of someone who loves you
Blitz, (Raven X Chilli) in Canada

Get plenty of rest and heal quickly

26. Get plenty of rest and heal quickly, Brandi with her broken leg.

Happiness is an arm ful of puppies. Collin, raised by border collies.

27. Happiness is an arm full of puppies.
Collin, raised by border collies.

Never leave the toilet paper unguarded!

28. Never leave the toilet paper unguarded! Blitz and friend, Calgary Canada

 

Tolerate the little ones, you were little too once Brandi with Raven's pups.

29. Tolerate the little ones, you were little too once
Brandi with Raven’s pups.

Be gentle with small children. Raven

30. Be gentle with small children.
Raven

Try a new yoga position Jinkies (Raven x Chili)

31. Try a new yoga position
Jinkies (Raven x Chili)

Let mom play dress up, it makes her happy Gracie (Raven x Chili)

32. Let mom play dress up, it makes her happy
Gracie (Raven x Chili)

Jinx loves the snow

33. Jinx (Shea X Reese)  loves the snow

 

Kizzy (Now Killigan) ready to pull for her sled team!

34. Add a little color to the fun! Kizzy (Now Killigan) ready to pull for her sled team! Calli X Reese 2013

Cali Pie Canuk

35. Wear your country colors with pride! Callie Pie the Canuk (Cali X Reese 2013)

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37. Listen carefully Abby (Shantee x Buck 2013)

Benneli

38. Ready Set Lets Play!

Jazz

39. Smile, and the world will smile back Jazz (Rosie X Reese 2011)

Sarah, lure coursing

40. Get out there and get some exercise! Sarah

Shelbey smile

41. Smile until your face hurts, and then smile some more. Shelbey (Tally-Ho X Reese 2011)

Shelbey, stuck

#42 Think through your problems until you find a solution (or someone to help you)  Shelby as a pup

Harley

43. Wait patiently for your human to come home, he misses you too! Harley (Nipper X Smitty 2008)

 

 

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44. Play games, like…..THE FLOOR IS LAVA !!                (Miss Reese, red sable, from Sarah X Reese 2014)

 

#45  Help others by showing that you care.  Charley (Jade X Baloo 2016) Therapy dog in training

#46 Show your best smile, and it will infect those around you.  Teak (Rosie X Reese 2015)

 

#47  Go ahead, get muddy, it will wash off. Life is too short to stay clean ALL the time!  (Clarence, the kink-tailed pup)

 

#48 Travel the world. See new places.   Aska (Shea X Baloo)  in Sweden.  

 

#49  Think before you act.

 Brandi with Evil Kitty.  (She did make the right choice! and left well enough alone)

 

# 50 Challenge yourself every day.  (Havik)

 

#51  Spend quality time with family  Brothers Dart and Loxley, from my earliest litters, still in contact after so long!

 

#52  Baby its cold outside, but go have some fun anyway.  Brothers Frankie and Jimi

 

#53 Be good while mom shops, and she will let you pick out a new toy!

 

#54  Catch a few rays in the pool.