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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

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

FAQ – Training Huntaway Blue Heeler ‘driving’ 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 or Blue Heeler specific training on the internet ... Read more

FAQ – Stop the dog splitting the sheep!

FAQ - 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

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

FAQ – Help for an inexperienced handler

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

FAQ – Training an older dog

Close up picture of a dog close behind a sheep.
QUESTION: We have an eight year old border collie and now live on a smallholding where we will soon get our first flock of sheep ... Read more

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

Border collie maintaining the point of balance while working sheep in a field
Teaching inside flanks (circling on command) Once your dog's driving competently, teaching inside flanks (circling on command) is the next step. Make no mistake, good ... Read more

Featured tutorials – Introducing Sheepdog Trials

Sheepdog moving sheep
What to expect at a sheepdog trial The more prepared you are for your first sheepdog trial, the less nerve-wracking it will be; it's reassuring ... Read more


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