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There are plenty of ups and downs when you're training a sheepdog, so take the time to assess your dog's progress realistically. If you feel progress ... Read more
Stopping the Dog - Parts One, Two & Three take a detailed look at the problems surrounding the stop (or wait, or lie down, or whatever command you ... Read more
Maintaining control in the open field An over-excited and strong-willed Tess first appeared in our Starting a Strong Dog tutorial. By the time we filmed ... Read more
You've probably heard of the "point of balance", but what exactly does it mean? You'll often hear that the dog MUST stop at 12 o'clock. The ... Read more
Many handlers seem to find the early "puppy" months very stressful; they're anxious to raise the dog in a way that will spark and preserve ... Read more
Training a dog that grips can feel like a thankless task; it might seem that you take three steps forward in your training session only ... Read more
A short introduction to sheep behaviour can be very useful to a beginner in sheepdog training ... Read more
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
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
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
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