“He has been working since he was nine months old. He is a natural and I was expecting a lot of him,” Mr Bell said.
“He has a brilliant character but it wasn’t his character he was bought for, it’s his ability. His ability made him stand out. He is a very good dog. Everybody who saw him thought the same,” he added.
The buyer was a telephone bidder, who requested anonymity, though it is understood that the dog is destined for a new home in the United States, the Craven Herald reported.
Mr Bell started training sheepdogs as a teenager, selling them to local farmers for between £15 ($23) and £20 ($30). In the last three years, he has had three world record sales.
John Bell and David Streeter with Dewi Fan, Working Sheep Dog
I’m not sure if this dog, Dewi Fan is aware of the title which he won, but his new owner certainly is. Dewi fan is the most expensive sheepdog in the world.
A 13-month-old tri-colored female dog, named Dewi Fan is a real lucky dog. She was first owned by John Bell from Howden, Selby, who bought the dog when she was an eight-month-old pup from Welsh breeder David Streeter from Aberdare. Now, in addition to the new, rich owner who wish to remain anonymous, took the title the world`s most expensive sheepdog. New, anonymous owner paid for this beautiful sheepdog whopping £6,300 ($10,200).