Sheepdog Training Videos Articles DVDs & Herding Advice

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.

How old is your dog?

How old is your dog?

There's a new way to calculate your dog's age! We were brought up to believe that a year of a dog's life was the equivalent ... Read more
Kelpie Will and Border Collie pup Jago standing side by side

Featured tutorials – basic training

There's more to training a sheepdog than just sheep work. We know that sheepdogs love to work, so we can take advantage of that to ... Read more
Featured tutorial - the Point of Balance

Featured tutorial – the Point of Balance

Everyone's heard that the dog must balance the sheep, but what does it mean? You'll often hear that the dog MUST stop at 12 o'clock ... Read more
Silhouette image of a shepherd and dog moving a small bunch of sheep

Featured tutorials – the dog and the handler

The Sheepdog Selection and Preparation and Sheepdog Handler tutorials provide lots of helpful tips and advice. Many handlers seem to find the early "puppy" months ... Read more
Young sheepdog working off balance

Featured tutorial – Sending the dog the Wrong Way

Our Sending the Dog the Wrong Way tutorial demonstrates a great exercise to encourage the dog to widen out on its flanks and outrun, and ... Read more
Dog bringing sheep into a pen

Featured tutorial – Eve at the Pen

Many of the online tutorials include actual training sessions with a trainee dog. No training happens in isolation so, as well as the main topic ... Read more
Title page of training tutorial stopping the dog

Revised tutorial – Stopping the Dog Part One

We're continuing to revisit and revise the tutorials, adding information and improved footage as we go. Our latest revision is Stopping the Dog - Part ... Read more
Featured tutorials - How to use a sheepdog whistle

Featured tutorials – How to use a sheepdog whistle

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