Wet border collie sheepdog picture CAPTION COMPETITION

Win a great DVD prize in our

All you need to do is think of a great caption for this picture of soaking wet, mud covered Eli, and his friend Kay

border collie sheepdog soaking wet and covered in mud

The person whose caption we judge to be the best for this picture of Eli and Kay will be invited to choose one of our fabulous DVDs (see below).

We’re so impressed with the standard of captions you’ve provided when we’ve asked you for them on Facebook that we thought we’d start off 2013 by offering one of our fabulous DVDs as a prize for the best caption for this picture of Eli and Kay.

This free competition is open to all readers of the SheepDogBlog.

Closing date for entries is midnight, 7th January 2013 (UK time). The winner will be notified by email and results posted on the blog as soon as is practical.

The lucky winner can choose a DVD from those listed here!

First Steps in Border Collie Sheepdog Training DVD

First Steps in Border Collie Sheepdog Training

From Chaos to Control“.
Whether you’re a hobby sheep keeper, smallholder, aspiring sheepdog trialler or farmer, this unique down-to-earth and brand new 2xDVD set, clearly explains the natural instinct of the Border Collie Sheepdog and how (with patience, determination and simple preparation) it can easily be programmed to develop into a really useful working dog.

Border Collie Sheepdogs - Off Duty DVD

Border Collie Sheepdogs – Off Duty!

Watch the sheepdogs and cute puppies of Kings Green Farm in action and relaxing together in ways the average pet owner never sees. This program’s a great gift for all dog lovers and children – over 80 minutes of joy for Border Collie lovers! It’s a wonderful film for any dog loving family. You, your children and your dog loving friends will watch it over and over again!

Border Collie Sheepdogs and Friends - Still Off Duty DVD

Border Collie Sheepdogs and Friends – Still Off Duty!

When THIS many dogs and puppies have some time on their paws you can be sure there’ll be plenty of fun – and perhaps even a little trouble! This sequel to “Border Collie Sheepdogs – Off Duty” brings you up to date with the collies at Kings Green Farm, and gives you a lot more too! You’ll see a whole chapter on puppies, as well as the amazing sight of up to thirty sheepdogs tearing around in snow, having the time of their lives! The dog behaviour chapter is a fascinating insight into how a group of dogs organise themselves. The “leader of the pack” is Andy, but the dogs are keen to keep order amongst themselves and are quick to step in if playtime gets too rough.

Entries must appear in the comments section at the bottom of this post – do not leave your entries on Facebook or email them to us, or they will not count towards the competition.

Winning captions will be published as soon as possible after the competition closing day. By entering the competition, you are granting us full permission to use your caption on this blog without further reward to to yourself. (In other words, we won’t pay you for it.)

Andy and Gill will be the judges, and their decision regarding all of the competition matters is final and non-negotiable.

The winner’s prize will be shipped to their home country by normal surface or air mail (as appropriate). Proof of postage will be obtained, and we can bear no responsibility for non-delivery of packages once they have left us. Please be sure to provide your full, correct address if you should be the lucky winner.

Closing date for entries is midnight, 7th January 2013 (UK time). The winner will be notified by email and results posted on the blog as soon as is practical.



2xDVD set. Watch the Preview Here


Learn how to train your first sheepdog with the 2xDVD set that shows sheepdog training as it really is! As well as clear instruction on what to do, you’ll see things going wrong and how to put them right. More info

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39 responses to “Wet border collie sheepdog picture CAPTION COMPETITION”

  1. Eli – It wasn’t my fault, she made me do it!!
    Kay – Tell tell, you wait!!!

    1. Sorry Dawn, this is an old competition – the entries closed in January 2013.
      With hindsight maybe I should have removed the comments feature.

  2. Katharine Wheeler avatar
    Katharine Wheeler

    Eli – “I’m sooooo sorry, I’ll never do it again, promise… I’ll do all the heavy sheep work for a week, no, a month, honest, let me make it up to you…”

    Kay – “Bah, no backbone, stop sucking up to him coward!”

  3. Sue Brown avatar
    Sue Brown

    ” Mud Mud glorious Mud ” oooh !! How I love to roll in it !!!

  4. It wasn’t my fault, she pushed me!

  5. Katy Carr avatar
    Katy Carr

    Eli did his best to be motionless but Kay was not impressed with his attempts to be disguised as a puddle!

  6. Jen Wyhoon avatar
    Jen Wyhoon

    What do you mean I cant come inside!!

  7. Sophie Griffiths avatar
    Sophie Griffiths

    He told me it was chocolate!

  8. Denise Hanlon avatar
    Denise Hanlon

    that is the very last time I run behind that damn quad:(

  9. Kay: “Oh no, he is making that big-eyed face again…”
    Eli: “Mom, Dad, he pushed me into this! It’s not my fault I swear! I was only running around randomly and then he came with his mean face that he’s making in this very moment again, and pushed me in a biiiig paddle of mud! Well, it was fun and is feeling pretty cool, but jusy so you know who you have to be mad at!”

  10. Cathy Hughes avatar
    Cathy Hughes

    Mud….what mud?

  11. Unconditional love – come on give me a cuddle as was only doing what I was told!

  12. Neither snow nor rain nor MUD of the fields stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds ~ sheepdogs: more reliable than the mailman!

  13. Adrian Hayes avatar
    Adrian Hayes

    Kay says ” by the time dad has finished cleaning Eli he’s going to be too tired to bath me…….that’s it Eli you go first”

  14. You said you’d love me through think and thin…you meant mud didn’t you???

  15. Marcy Rauch avatar
    Marcy Rauch

    We saved the kittens in the well! Hmmmm, Lassie got away with it using that excuse, hope we do too!

  16. Marianne Berga avatar
    Marianne Berga

    ‘What do you mean I can’t come in the house? Why not?’

  17. Kay gives Eli the look that could strike any man down and wonders why she trusts him as her sidekick when, quite frankly, he always lands them both in trouble!

  18. Ria Vrolijk avatar
    Ria Vrolijk

    If you like your work , just dive in.

  19. Ann allan avatar
    Ann allan

    I flanked on the away, she flanked on the go by and the sheep didn’t tell us it was a bog…then they laughed when we fell in but we got them in the pen.

  20. Janet M Rose avatar
    Janet M Rose

    You think I don’t know what ‘B-A-T-H’ spells?!?!

  21. Please Dad, not the hosepipe… I promise I won’t do it again!

  22. “Quick, quick! The squirrel, Which way did he go?!”

  23. alex langridge avatar
    alex langridge

    ”Look into my eyes….you see no wet muddy collies…Look into to my eyes….only a collies that are loving life….”

  24. David blair avatar
    David blair

    Biscuits, or we redecorate the livingroom !!

  25. Jon Mayes avatar
    Jon Mayes

    “Quite frankly, that last one is chops with mint sauce as far as I’m concerned!!”

  26. I feel good!!!!!

  27. Margaret challans avatar
    Margaret challans

    Race you to the sofa

  28. Katharine Wheeler avatar
    Katharine Wheeler

    Eli – “Er, they say a mud bath is good for the skin.”

    Kay – “Oh God, not another metrosexual man”.

  29. Deb Dobson avatar
    Deb Dobson

    Let’s hope the kids don’t find out what we’ve been up to!

  30. Dad, it’s not really as bad as it looks!

  31. Can Kay stay for dinner too?

  32. Sigrid Sprengelmeyer avatar
    Sigrid Sprengelmeyer

    Eli: das ist jetzt nicht dein Ernst, du willst uns nicht schon wieder baden ?
    Kay: bei drei verschwinden wir, ok Eli?

  33. Alex parsley avatar
    Alex parsley

    Kay: That’s the last time I rescue you from the sheep dip.

  34. Susan Batterbee avatar
    Susan Batterbee

    Eli; Tell her dad. She been practising her driving again, and drove me into the biggest muddy puddle in the field.
    Kay. Well I have to praciste on someone.

  35. Eli: It’s OK, I’m drip-dry!

    Kay: Hmm…well you’re half right…

  36. Sheepdog Fan avatar
    Sheepdog Fan

    Um . . . there might have been a tiny bit of water involved, yes.

  37. Heather Monk avatar
    Heather Monk

    Eli: It wasn’t my fault! She pushed me in!
    Kay: *mutters* and I’d do it again if you take my ball from me.

  38. TESSA ROGERS avatar