WELCOME TO ASTERBY BORDER COLLIES


This Website is updated on a regular basis
Last update Sunday 29th April 2018 with Current Litter from Lexi and Ember

 
My family and I moved  to our 120 acre property near Inverell on the Northern Tablelands of NSW in 2003 and as we had more than the average backyard my partner Dave and I decided that it was time to increase our family with more of our beloved Border Collies. I have always owned and loved my Borders and the breed in general so it was a natural progression to become a registered breeder so that we could share our love of the breed and strive to produce quality pups that are of sound type and temperament for other families to love as we do.

In 2015 we decided to come closer to our family in Sydney and Newcastle so have now moved in April 2016 to a smaller acreage on Mitchells Island near Taree. Our adored dogs now also have the Manning river and beach to play in. Life is good.
This also means we will see more of our Asterby Fur family.

We started with our handsome boy Woody as our first stud male and our beautiful Jazz (Both Retired) and are delighted at the gorgeous pups they have produced in both Black/White and Red/White.
We now have our girls Saphire, Sueki, Cynda,Tess  & Lexi  and our boy Ember. From our Fur Family we can get Black/White, Chocolate/White & Red/White colours in our pups.

Our Borders are very much loved and spoilt members of our family and we pride ourselves on their family orientated temperaments.

All my Borders have either been DNA tested or are clear by parentage for CL, CEA & TNS to ensure that no puppy from us will ever be able to have any of these inheritable diseases.
We personally deliver pups at 8 weeks to Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney & Kiama as this gives us the wonderful opportunity to meet our puppies new families.  We are also able to transport pups to other locations on request.


Why do Border Collies make such great pets?
 
Border Collies were originally bred for herding but have evolved over the years to be a highly versatile breed and are often found now in family environments in suburban backyards as wonderful companions and loved family members.
Border Collies make great pets because they are loving, loyal and extremely smart.   They are great with all ages, including children and get along well with other animals.  They enjoy interacting with their owners, whether it is on a walk, playtime, or just sharing a cuddle.  They are a dog you can take wherever you go and their intelligent nature makes them learn really quickly and they are always eager to please you and even enjoy being groomed. Border Collies are affectionate, sensitive dogs that develop close bonds with their owners. They are active dogs that are well suited to most canine sports.

Border Collies need & thrive on stimulation not neccesarily loads of exercise… Left to their own devices unsupervised for long periods of time can lead to boredom related issues.  They love being with the family & hence make wonderful house dogs.. They don’t do well being left alone & bored in a yard day in day out…
 
As young puppies they do require careful management to ensure they don’t develop unwanted behaviours…
and the first 16 weeks of their life is a very important time for imprinting within their temperament.
Border Collies have the most affectionate and interesting personalities, and if you want your dog to really love and respect you, you have to give them the same love and respect that you would expect from your Border Collie. If you can do that, then you and your dog will more than likely become the best of friends. 

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend, but a Border Collie can be so much more than just your friend or pet. Border Collies are a breed of dog like no other, and if you treat your Border Collie with the proper care, respect, love, and attention then they can truly become one of your closest life companions and really show you what the term"man's best friend " really means


For enquiries please phone or email us as we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Sharlene & Dave