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Sheepdog Training FAQ – How do I know my puppy will work sheep or cattle?

Sheepdog Training FAQ - How do I know my puppy will work sheep or cattle?
QUESTION: I have a young Border Collie puppy which I want to use for herding our sheep. How can I tell if he's interested in ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – Calling the dog away when it’s working

Sheepdog Training FAQ - Calling the dog away when it's working
QUESTION: How can I call my dog away when he's working in the yard? He's a young Kelpie who works well, but won't come back ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – My dogs killed a sheep today, what can I do?

Sheepdog Training FAQ - My dogs killed a sheep today, what can I do?
QUESTION: My dogs killed a sheep today. I don't want to have the dogs destroyed, they are working Kelpie X Collie dogs which we want ... Read more

Featured tutorial – Educating Gloria

Featured tutorial - Educating Gloria
Educating Gloria - encouraging the good, and making the best of the rest! Handlers who are new to sheepdog training can find it difficult to ... Read more

Featured tutorial – Sticky Dogs! with “too much” eye

Young sheepdog working off balance
It's time to get moving if your dog has "too much" eye. To a greater or lesser degree, border collies use "eye" (a particularly intense ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – My dog stops sheep going in the pen!

Training a sheepdog inside a training ring.
QUESTION: I'm trying to put the sheep into a yard but my dog stops them from going in. How can I get my dog to ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – Herding sheep with huntaway dogs

Huntaway dog herding a bunch of sheep towards some farm buildings
QUESTION: I’m getting a Huntaway to work my sheep and cattle but I can't find any Huntaway specific training on the internet. Are the principles ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – How to stop the dog splitting the sheep!

Sheepdog Training FAQ - How to stop the dog splitting the sheep!
QUESTION: My dog likes to split the sheep up and bite them. I am having trouble getting her to go round them. Can you help? ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – Can a sheepdog live in the house?

Sheepdog trainer working close to the dog
QUESTION: My dog is very enthusiastic and eager to work but she's a bit timid and runs away from aggressive sheep. Are we spoiling her ... Read more

Sheepdog Training FAQ – Help for an Inexperienced Handler

Sheepdog Training FAQ - Help for an Inexperienced Handler
QUESTION: I purchased a fully trained sheepdog but I have never worked a dog on livestock before. Do your videos cover how to start off ... Read more

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