Tip the farm Goose Dog: My adventures on the farm with Farmer Ted, Aggie and other animals.
(CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Sept. 19, 2014)
Tip the talking dog, tells her own dog stories of her farm life, action and adventures on the farm with the other farm animals. She begins her story when she came to the farm as a puppy and met the other farm dogs, and how she began her sheepdog training from a pet dog, to become a full working farm dog with the farm sheep, cattle and finally geese. Tip tells of how farmer Ted chose Border Collie sheepdogs as his farm dogs, and how he and his wife Aggie both helped train her to become the top dog she is today and man's best friend. Border Collies also make good guard dogs, and loyal companions to their owners, always on the lookout for strangers visiting the farm. Tip and her friends lived most of their lives in the house in comfort, hence the saying, it's a dogs life, compared to most dogs they were spoilt and loved. In easy to understand ways Tip explains how the lambs are born right up until the time they are turned out into the fields with their mums. Her friends on the farm are Jude and Tess, the other farm dogs, they have lots of action and adventure on and off the farm .Read of Tip's encounter with a chicken when she first arrived as a pup, and how Jude had pups and her fascination with them. There are lots of photos of dogs and puppies, and other animals on the farm for you to enjoy, see Tip in plaster after an operation on her leg, and how she made a full recovery. Ideal fifth grade book.