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Bronwen standing in the corner of the yard with several ewes facing her, very close, but she's not intimidated by them.

Featured tutorials – Looking at Sheep

A short introduction to sheep behaviour can be very useful to a beginner in sheepdog training ... Read more
Sheepdog moving sheep

Featured tutorial – whistles and whistle commands

If you'd like to use a sheepdog whistle, but don't know where to start, there are two tutorials in the Online Training Tutorials library that ... Read more
Herding Sheepdog Kay shows her great courage as she calmly and confidently removes some sheep from a very dark confined space

Featured tutorial – Working in a yard or pen

As the photo shows, being close to the sheep in a confined space can be intimidating for any dog and, as usual, confidence is key ... Read more
Featured tutorial - the Training Ring

Featured tutorial – the Training Ring

In Part One of our Training Ring tutorial we demonstrate how the ring can be invaluable when starting a young dog or puppy, especially when ... Read more
Special offer for November and December

Special offer for November and December

A one-off 12 month subscription to our online training tutorials makes a super gift for anyone who's training, or thinking of training, a sheepdog. New ... Read more
Trainee sheep and cattle dog Remus keeping a small bunch of sheep under control

Featured Tutorial: The Training Area

(Not to be confused with "The Training Ring") IS YOUR TRAINING GROUND A HELP, OR A HINDERANCE? Your training area can make or break the ... Read more
Sheepdog trainer Andy Nickless walking backwards as his dog brings the sheep up to him steadily

Featured Tutorial: Backwards is The Way Forward

This deceptively simple but significant lesson can pay dividends in improved performance of your dog. As soon as your dog's working around the sheep, and ... Read more
Some sheepdogs stay on their feet, rather than lie down, when they stop

Featured tutorial – The Stop (Part 3)

Stopping the dog is a great help, but don't rush it! A huge thank you to the subscriber who let us know they were having ... Read more


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