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#1 JaderBug

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:41 AM

Pepper is one year old today! Hard to believe. She's still cute as a button and she keeps me entertained. We are just starting to train on sheep- she's very eager to please and loves working the ewes. I think she has a lot of potential and I am very excited about her training!

She's a petite little thing... I think she's maxed out at 20" and 30 lbs, and with a short coat, brindling, ticking, pointy ears, and small size, I have to convince people that yes, she IS a Border Collie :)

5 weeks old, before she came home:

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Little did I know those floppy puppy ears would turn into these:

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7 weeks:

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7 weeks with her big sister, Jade (I love this photo):

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and the two of them in January/February:

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We had a poor showing of snow for her first winter (which is fine by me!) but she learned that snow is fun!

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and the Peepers this weekend:

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Happy birthday, Peeps!

Thanks for looking :)

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#2 Little Bo Boop

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:28 AM

Oh my goodness!!! Pepper was a doll as a pup (LOVE Freckles) and she is just gorgeous all grown up ;-) Great pics too!! Love the one with the snow on her face.
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#3 WildFlower

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:37 AM

Happy Birthday! :)

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#4 G. Festerling

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:56 PM

I LOVE the ears! Ok, so I think she is adorable all the wy.
Happy Birthday!
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Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:19 PM

Happy Birthday, Pepper! My oh my, what pretty ears you have!!
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:49 AM

My that year went by quickly! Your pictures are gorgeous. Pepper is a good subject!

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#7 rushdoggie

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:53 AM

Happy Birthday Pepper!

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#8 PSmitty

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 11:24 AM

She is just super cute. Happy Birthday, Pepper!
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#9 Alchemist

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 12:46 PM

Happy belated birthday to Pepper! What a doll!!! And what fabulous photos!

#10 Rolf

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:18 AM

Happy birthday, Pepper. How nice you are.
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#11 ShesMaggie

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:45 PM

Happy belated birthday, pretty girl!
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