Border Collies on the prowl


Border Collies are working dogs. They get bored when they have nothing to do. These Collies make up their own game to keep them occupied.

I have owned a working Border Collie so know “the Collie walk” very well. Mick used it on our sheep but also on piglets, lambs and people.

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Best gift ever


This pup knows how to show gratitude. His people don’t have to wonder whether or not he likes his new bed.

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Hawk 2, drone 0


The hawk seems to consider the drone an interloper and downs it twice. The birds also take exception to model aircraft, as you can see in the bottom video.

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Maru’s box fetish continues


If you haven’t yet met Maru, check out this video. This cat has a thing about boxes and is having quite a time trying to get comfortable in this one.

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The winners and one goofy dog


This one really made me laugh. I once had a dog named Phantom (see “The Thin Edge of the Animal Wedge”). He would have done exactly what this cheerful, goofy (and clearly not “obedient”) Golden Retriever did.

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How does a seal meditate?


Or maybe this relaxed seal is just having a nap. Whatever is going in, just watching this one spin could put you in a relaxed state.

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Wild creatures with no fear of humans


This Earth Touch video is incredible. It shows the kind of trust possible between species on an island with no major land predators. Seals, penguins and human visitors gather peacefully.

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