in Aww 15 Informative and Interesting Facts About Border Collies by Alice White March 28, 2021, 7:12 pm Facebook Pinterest #7 The word “collie” in Gaelic means “useful”, which indicates that the border collie was used for certain functions, most likely grazing. #8 On the other hand, the word “border” (Border) comes from a very specific border between England and Scotland, dating back to the 17th century. #9 However, the Border Collie was not recognized internationally until 1976. Page 3 of 5Previous 12345Next Facebook Pinterest See more Previous article All About Birds: Turkey (18 Pics) Next article 15 Amazing Facts About Border Collies You Might Not Know Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.