Sheep herding dog near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Sheep herding dog near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

A common sight in the Lake District. A collie herds sheep under the gaze of his owner, near Rosthwaite. Sheep herding contests are common at country fairs, this dog was training in preparation for a forthcoming fair.

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