Dog Stories - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary and Analysis

On a call about an injured foal at the farm of Robert Corner, Herriot notices the sheepdog, Jock, that has a habit of chasing Herriot's car every time he leaves after a visit. More persistent and energetic than most car-chasing dogs, Jock is serious about chasing cars. As he finishes stitching the foal's leg, Herriot notices Jock pacing about and waiting for his departure to give chase.

Because Jock is an outstanding sheepdog, his owner purchases a bitch for breeding. On subsequent visits, she joins in the car chasing, too, as if to humor her new mate. About 10 months later, Herriot makes another visit to the farm where Corner tells him the pups had started trying to round up the sheep and cattle almost as soon as they could walk. Not only did the puppies resemble Jock, but they also seem...

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