About Us

A & F Border Collies is the combination of two renowned Border Collie kennels (Arrodare & Fayken) owned by Miss Joanne Ratcliffe & Mr Ross Green. Prior to establishing Arrodare, Jo together with her late mother Elaine bred multiple UK & overseas champions under the famous Grandver kennel affix.

Arrodare & Fayken are now combined kennels located together in South Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

Roll of Honour

Some of the awards that we have achieved with our dogs

Breed Record Holder

The UK breed record holder with 45 CC's is Sh Ch Tonkory Palmerston at Fayken JW owned and handled to 44 CC's by Ross, and his 45th CC by Jo.

Most CC's won in a Year

This award belongs to Sh Ch Fayken I Am Love JW who won 14 CC's in a single year in both 2018 & 2019.

Most Border Collie of the Year Wins

2017 Sh Ch Arrodare It’s Now Or Never JW
2015 Sh Ch Fayken I Am Legend JW
2014 Sh Ch Fayken I Am Legend JW
2012 Sh Ch Fayken I Am Legend JW
2009 Sh Ch Sh Ch Sankenali Carolina at Fayken JW (Imp IRE)
2003 Sh Ch Tonkory Palmerston at Fayken JW
2002 Sh Ch Tonkory Palmerston at Fayken JW
2000 Sh Ch Tonkory Palmerston at Fayken JW

Top two winning males of all time

Sh Ch Tonkory Palmerston at Fayken JW - 45 CC's

Sh Ch Fayken I Am Legend JW - 39 CC's

Most Champions in a single litter

Sh Ch Alticia Lady Grace at Arrodare JW in her first litter of 5 produced;
Sh Ch Arrodare Devil in Disguise JW
Sh Ch Arrodare It's Now or Never JW
Sh Ch Arrodare Moody Blue
Sh Ch Arrodare Good Luck Charm

Our World

We hope that you enjoy this short video insight into our passion for Border Collies

Breeding

Scroll over the images below to find our breeding plans and information on joining the A&F family. 

Puppies & Young Adults 

Youngsters occasionally available to discerning owners

Breeding Philosphy

The harder you work, the luckier you get

Our Dogs

Expand below to find links to our dogs

Our Achievements

In recognition of the achievements of our dogs

234

Chalenge Certificates

10

Top Dog Awards

4

Top Puppy Awards

11

Top Stud Dog Awards

13

Top Brood Bitch Awards

22

Number of UK Champions Owned

13

Number of UK Champions Bred

6

Top Breeder Awards

Judging

We are both qualified championship level judges of Border Collies.

Joanne Ratcliffe

Jo has judged Border Collies at Championship show level in the UK since 2003 and has awarded Challenge Certificates in Border Collies on 9 occasions to-date, including the honour of judging at Crufts in 2015. 

Jo is also qualified and passed by the FCI and AKC to judge Border Collies and has judged at FCI Championship level in Italy, Czech Republic, Denmark and Ireland. 

Jo also had the huge honour of judging The Border Collie Speciality in the USA.

Ross Green

Ross has judged Border Collies at Championship show level in the UK since 1999 and has awarded Challenge Certificates in Border Collies on more than 10 occasions including Crufts in 2014.

Ross is also qualified and passed by the FCI, AKC, CKU and ANKC to judge Border Collies and has judged at FCI Championship level in Italy, Czech Republic, Denmark, Austria and Ireland.

Additionally Ross judged the Los Angeles Border Collie Speciality and Parent Club Speciality in the USA, Border Collies & Welsh Corgis at The Diamond Show in China and males & BIS at the Australian Border Collie National.

Jo Judging

Latest News

March 2021 - We have imported "Party" to compliment our lines
2020 saw the cancellation of the majority of championship shows in the UK due to Coronavirus. From those shows remaining Sh Ch Fayken I Am Love JW achieved the award once more of Top Border Collie in the UK.

Previous News

News and past website updates are included here. Use the Arrow symbols in the header row to change the order

DateTitleDetailsRelated dogs
1-1-2021Website CreatedInitial site design launchedAll Arrodare & Fayken dogs
24-2-2021Page updatesPhoto albums added for Elvis,Envy & TrueSh Ch Fayken I am Legend
Fayken Truth or Dare with Arrodare
Fayken I Am Legacy
1-3-2021Page updatesPhoto albums updated AZman & TemptArrodare Hear it For The Boy
Sh Ch Fayken I Am Love
30-3-2021New arrivalOur imported puppy "Party" arrived in the UKPiece of Happiness Heavens Miracle by Arrodare
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A & F Border Collies

Jo Ratcliffe & Ross Green
Arrodare & Fayken Border Collies

+44 7882 766853 (Jo)

+44 7703 503242 (Ross)


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