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Logan Whistles & Border Collie Gifts

Pulborough, England
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Announcement    The REAL sheepdog herding whistle - made in the UK, shipped worldwide. Christmas packaging and gift card on request.
Our whistle are treasured by handlers and dogs of all breeds who respect & respond to the range of tones they produce. They're also perfect as a leisure or sports whistle. My name is Joanne and my father, Harford Logan, a seven time Irish National sheepdog champion (and winner of the brace competition in the BBC TV programme 'One Man and His Dog') has been designing these dog whistles for decades. They're sought after by quality top dog handlers the world over. Please take a look at our range and give yourself (and your dog) a treat.
We are based in the UK but ship all over the world for £7.50 or local equivalent using a fully tracked service. We do not artificially inflate our prices to offer 'free shipping'.
We also have a growing range of Border Collie inspired charms, jewellery, art and accessories. Keep in touch to check out all our latest items.

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Last updated on 05 Nov, 2020

The REAL sheepdog herding whistle - made in the UK, shipped worldwide. Christmas packaging and gift card on request.
Our whistle are treasured by handlers and dogs of all breeds who respect & respond to the range of tones they produce. They're also perfect as a leisure or sports whistle. My name is Joanne and my father, Harford Logan, a seven time Irish National sheepdog champion (and winner of the brace competition in the BBC TV programme 'One Man and His Dog') has been designing these dog whistles for decades. They're sought after by quality top dog handlers the world over. Please take a look at our range and give yourself (and your dog) a treat.
We are based in the UK but ship all over the world for £7.50 or local equivalent using a fully tracked service. We do not artificially inflate our prices to offer 'free shipping'.
We also have a growing range of Border Collie inspired charms, jewellery, art and accessories. Keep in touch to check out all our latest items.

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Logan Whistles

My father, Harford Logan, from County Down in Ireland, has been farming and entering sheepdog competitions since the 1950s - and he's been designing and making sheepdog whistles nearly as long. In 2010 he was awarded the International Sheepdog Society's Wilkinson Sword Trophy - one of the Society’s highest honours awarded each year to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the Society, to Sheep Dogs, or to Sheep Dog trialling. All of our whistles, lanyards and jewellery are all made here in the UK.
A real driving force in creating his sheepdog whistles has been the need to give a handler the ability to issue commands that are instantly recognisable to a dog working at long distances in all sorts of weather and atmospheric conditions. A border collie wants to please and a good dog wants to know what it is the handler wants him to do. The best whistles therefore need to carry the voice of the handler to the dog so they can relax and get on with the job in hand. And that’s what makes the shepherd’s whistle different from other generic dog-or sports whistles on the market - it has been engineered to produce a range of pure clear tones that can be soft for close work or carry over very long distances even in unpredictable and difficult conditions.
“Back in the 1940s nearly all sheepdog whistles were a home-made affair. Some handlers even used nose whistles but most had some sort of dubious and probably highly dangerous piece of bent tin in their mouths” says dad.
It was in the early 1950s that he designed his first prototype folded whistle, followed by what is now one of the world’s best-selling sheepdog whistles, the A1. Having won seven National Sheepdog Championships, six for Ireland and one for Scotland, dad’s a bit more relaxed now about sharing his secret and has since supplemented the range with two solid brass whistles, the sharp-toned Supreme and two-hole deeper toned Turbo designed to carry sound over longer distances, a machined non-metallic whistle made from Delrin and the outstanding stainless steel whistles, the Logan 304 and Logan 304 Turbo. We've also added the solid silver Sterling whistle, one of the most sterile and so hygienic materials to use for whistles, building on our expertise and designs but using local craftsmanship.
With all that knowledge of border collies, and my background in running a contemporary sculpture business in London, we have also created the Border Collie bronze sculpture series - Perfect Pace, Perfect Style and No Escape are the first in that series plus a growing range of accessories and jewellery. Let us know what you think - happy to do more! Joanne McHardy

Shop members

  • Joanne McHardy

    Owner, Designer, Customer Service

    With a background in business and art I have helped my father market his remarkable Logan Whistles and tell his story in his book. I have now added art, accessories and jewellery to the range of products on offer through The Border Collie Company.

  • Harford Logan

    Designer

    My father, Harford Logan, has spent a lifetime working with his Border Collies. A seven times National champion he has been designing whistles since the 1950s & credits many competition wins to the crisp commands those whistles produce.

  • Jemma McMahon

    Marketer

    Jemma, Harford's grand-daughter, is helping us all get to grips with social media - about time too! Thank you Jemma

Shop policies

Last updated on 21 May, 2018
Hello and welcome to Logan Whistles at The Border Collie Company - take a look at our range of high quality shepherds' whistles and accessories. We have been designing and making these whistles for over 50 years and selling them around the world. We draw on our expertise as a hill farm shepherd and success at sheepdog trials. We know how to communicate with working dogs and our whistles are designed to help us do that over very long distances. A loud, penetrating tone, versatile for new uses in sport and play. We now also offer high quality accessories and jewellery - for you and your dog.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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RETURNS ADDRESS

The Border Collie Company, The Deck House, Pulborough RH20 1BJ, UK
Payment
Don't worry if you want to cancel your order for any reason. If there's a problem with the goods then we'll refund your postage.
Delivery
We aim to despatch orders within 24 hours but will contact you immediately if there is a delay on stock for any reason. Border Collie sculptures are usually in stock but we will let you know if we have to make to order - in which case there will be a three to four week wait, sorry.
Additional policies and FAQs
We only collect data such as your name, address and email address, provided by you, sufficient to complete your order in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We do not have access to, process or store bank card details.
We do not share that data with any third parties other than with our accountant or other professional advisers acting on our behalf to meet the legal obligations in managing the business.
We store data for the minimum period required by law for financial accounting purposes
You can contact us at any time for details of your personal data which may be held by us - contact Joanne McHardy enquiries [!at] thebordercollie.co.uk

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Last updated on 13 Apr, 2016
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