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By Adam Henson

‘For me, the bond i've got with Peg, my border collie sheepdog is invaluable. i understand how very fortunate I, and hundreds of thousands of different shepherds and farmers, are to have those terribly shiny, enthusiastic canines at our facet. yet we, who paintings the land and our flocks, should not the one beneficiaries of the intense dating among guy and puppy …’

In A Farmer and His Dog, Adam Henson explores the original courting among a farmer and his so much dependable good friend. Sheepdogs are available various 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 particularly dedicated partners, having developed over millennia to make the make the paintings of a shepherd possible.

But it's not simply the farmer operating the land who advantages from the extreme dating among guy and puppy. starting via introducing us to the canine 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 – corresponding to the Labrador’s he grew up with and the Hungarian wire-haired Vizslas like Boo and Olive who stay with him now – to the help canine, sniffer canines or even seek and rescue canines, whose tales have bolstered Adam’s trust that we people owe a major debt to our wet-nosed, four-legged friends.

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