The engaging tale of a Border Collie named 'Nop' and his travels. This is a Classic by Donald McCaig. paperback
It's Christmas Day when we meet Lewis Burkholder, a West Virginia livestock farmer and sheepdog trainer, and his talented young border collie, Nop. The usually happy holiday is shattered when Nop is stolen from his owner: Nop's Trials is the story of Nop's fate, the abuse and brutality he suffers, and his incredible resiliency. It's a touching tale of a border collie's undying desire to do his job and serve his master, and it explores the depth of love and devotion that a dog and a human can feel toward each other. This stirring novel of courage and love is a modern classic.