If there’s one thing we know about herding dogs, is that they have boundless energy and nothing — nothing, will keep them from herding. They’re just bred that way!
On Anna MacKinnon’s farm in Perthshire, Scotland, Border collie Boss comes by his name honestly. She raised the dog from puppyhood, and even at a young age he was adept at rounding up their flock of sheep like a pro. Recently, Boss went missing while working and was found eight days later. His front left leg was so badly damaged, Anna had to make the heartbreaking decision to have it amputated.
She feared Boss’s herding days were behind him, but as soon as he started to heal, he proved her wrong.
“He had his stitches taken out at the end of September and three weeks later he was back out chasing sheep!” Anna shared. “He was really really excited to get back out there.”
Anna calls Boss “a once in a lifetime dog,” so she’s thrilled to have him back on staff. Or, as the case may be, to have him back to running the show!
Watch the video below to see this resilient pooch deftly managing his flock, and don’t forget to share.
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