Saturday, December 20, 2008

Border Collie Fashion Show

Being cooped up all day (due to the blizzard) requires a bit of entertainment. Armed with a clicker and a big bag of treats I had some fun today! (It is remarkable what you can get a food driven border collie to do).

Beth was suspicious when I walked into the room with the treats and clicker.

She said she drew the line at the agility nonsense. There was no way she was putting on human clothes. She told me I was a pathetic old lady torturing dogs for fun - then bolted from the room.

Just in time for the Holidays and those long cold winter days!

Border Collies Modeling Winter Fashions!

Featuring children's sweaters designed and hand knitted by my mother.

Ranger models a wonderful Thomas the Tank Engine sweater. This lovely combination enhances Ranger's striking black and white coloring.

Adding a masculine hat brings together Ranger's classic ensemble. He is ready for those cold winter mornings.

Not wanting to be left out of the fun, Bonnie models a beautiful dusty pink sheep themed sweater designed and knitted by grandma. In these warm stylish outfits Bonnie and Ranger are ready for a cold snowy walk along the river.

The pink sweater & scarf are versatile - easily going from work to lounging at home. Perfect for any busy Border Collie.

Many classic fashions are unisex - Bonnie has added Rangers masculine hat to her ensemble giving the hat a truly feminine touch. The pink and grey combination really makes Bonnie's freckles POP!

After a break for wardrobe change Bonnie the Superdogmodel is back - this time she is sporting a beautiful Fair Isle Collection. Bonnie said she felt right at home in this outfit - featuring a traditional knit of her ancestors from the British Isles.

Bringing together the dog paw print polar fleece scarf and the fair isle collection might seem daring for some, but Bonnie pulls is off with ease. What a gorgeous combination!

Wrapping up her appearance here today - Bonnie has decided to pair the simple dog paw print scarf with it's companion hat. Bonnie suggests wearing this with a classic black jacket and gloves.

Ranger and Bonnie would like to thank you for taking time to view their fashion show!

***No dogs were harmed in the course of this photo shoot.***


fulltilt said...


They don't even look like they were beat like mine all would!!!

Raising Addie said...

WOW you guys had a wonderful day!

I LOVE love love the picture of Bonnie looking up! OMD it is PRICELESS!

All of these pictures were sooo much fun! The captions perfect! BEST POST EVER!!

I hope the snow eases up so you guys can get out and play. Hopefully without the clothes! BOL!


Gimmer said...

I have a BC mix that looks allot like Ranger. His name is Whisky. I see you have a BC named after me too, BETH! LOL. What a wonderful Blog!

sheepkelpie said...


Those are the BEST pics ever. Seriously, you should enter them somewhere!

Raising Addie said...

My secret is out!

This sheep is the only toy that Addie is not allowed total access to!

It would have been gone long ago if I would have let her have it all the time.

I hope you guys had a great Sunday!

Sarah said...

OMG! I love it!!!!!!

Darci said...

Great Pics! I dont care how you dress Ranger up, he is a sharp dressed man!
Merry Christmas to you and your family, 2 and 4 footed!

Discover with Dagwood said...

BC's are such GREAT dogs! We have had Dagwood since he was 8 weeks old and he is now 12 and 1/2 years old. Can't believe the time has flown by so fast. These dogs are the most sensitive, intelligent beings. My father in law comments that they have "human eyes". I enjoy your blog and have added it to Discover with Dagwood" Cheers to you and your dogs!

BCxFour said...

Thank you for all the great comments! I am glad you all liked the pictures! I look at this daily and still giggle! I love these dogs so much...I cant believe they let me do this to them.

Painter Pack said...

I am just now getting to know your bloggie, but I wuv those pictures! Other than Sibes (like me) I have never seen such great doggie pics! I especially like the scarf with paw prints! Woo!

Mya Boo Boo