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This is the full list of our blogs going back to January 2010. The most recent items appear first. Scroll down to browse earlier posts or go to the Compact Blog List.

Dulcie gathering the sheep together and driving them towards the farm

Dulcie’s First Gather in Over Three Months

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, we've been confined to working the dogs at Kings Green, so today's outing to Dean Farm was very welcome - and ... Read more
Get off the Fence sheepdog training tutorial

Featured tutorial – Get off the Fence!

Sheep have a real talent for assessing a trainee dog, and for making life as difficult for it as possible. As a result, a very ... Read more
Photo of two young border collie sheepdogs running and biting at each other in play as they run

Kings Green Coronavirus update

It's reassuring to know that the current coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) can't be contracted by dogs, or passed on by them, so we're all able to spend ... Read more
Featured tutorials - The Outrun

Featured tutorials – The Outrun

If there's one aspect of sheep work that demonstrates the joy and convenience of a working dog, it's a good outrun. When you no longer ... Read more
sheep attacking a herding dog

Featured tutorial – Sometimes Nice is Not Enough

Sheep are natural runners when they're being hunted, but some situations, such as when held in a pen, or protecting their lambs, can make a ... Read more
Featured tutorial - Educating Gloria

Featured tutorial – Educating Gloria

A training session where we encourage the good, and make the best of the not-so-good! Handlers who are new to sheepdog training can find it ... Read more
Young sheepdog working off balance

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

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
Border collie working sheep in a field

Featured tutorial – Inside Flanks (Circling the Sheep on Command)

Lift your dog's skill from average to excellent! Once your dog's driving competently, teaching inside flanks (circling on command) is the next step. Make no ... Read more