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  • Sheepdog Training 26 – The dreaded supermarket trolley

    Sheepdog Training 26 – The dreaded supermarket trolley

    When is working a sheepdog like pushing a Supermarket trolley? Take my word for it, driving sheep is like pushing a loaded supermarket trolley; the thing seems to have a mind of its own, and so do the sheep. If you push the trolley straight, it wants to go to one side or the other […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 27 – The magic cord

    Sheepdog Training 27 – The magic cord

    Control an over-enthusiastic dog with The Magic Cord! Sheepdog training relies on your dog seeing you as its leader, so it’s important to give the dog the impression that you are in control of the situation (even when you’re not). Being on a lead can have a psychological as well as a physical effect on […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 28 – How to teach a young dog to stop

    Sheepdog Training 28 – How to teach a young dog to stop

    The secret of getting a good “stop” is: LET THE DOG GO ! Our Online Sheepdog Training Tutorials include three videos to show you how to stop your dog without damaging its confidence. Find out more. It’s vitally important that the dog learns that you’re not necessarily stopping its game every time you tell it […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 29 – Dog gripping or biting sheep

    Sheepdog Training 29 – Dog gripping or biting sheep

    What to do if the dog grips or bites or attacks the sheep. Our Sheepdog Training Tutorial Videos (see below) have chapters such as Training Max – The GRIPPER (3 videos) and Starting a Strong Dog, which will help you to get control of a dog which is attacking the sheep unnecessarily. Gripping is very […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 30 – Dogs with “too much eye”

    Sheepdog Training 30 – Dogs with “too much eye”

    Sheepdog “Eye” – Condition or Habit..? If the dog’s standing or even lying down and staring at the sheep as though it’s in a trance, rather than moving when commanded, this is commonly referred to as having “too much eye”. Eye is said to be a great asset for controlling sheep – but so is […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 31 – Teaching the dog to drive sheep

    Sheepdog Training 31 – Teaching the dog to drive sheep

    How to teach your herding dog to drive sheep away. Since writing this post, our sheepdog training methods have changed. In the case of driving, quite drastically. For the latest information on our much more efficient training methods, why not subscribe to our Online Sheepdog Training Tutorial Videos (membership required). As soon as time allows […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 32 – Sheepdog trials

    Sheepdog Training 32 – Sheepdog trials

    The Sport of Sheepdog Trials. Our Online Sheepdog Training Tutorials (see Preview video below) include two lengthy videos which will help you to prepare your dog and yourself for sheepdog trials. The body which controls sheepdog trialling is the International Sheep Dog Society (ISDS). Various types of trials take place throughout the UK and internationally. […]

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  • Sheepdog Training 33 – What happens at sheepdog trials?

    Sheepdog Training 33 – What happens at sheepdog trials?

    What happens at a sheepdog trial and why? Our Online Sheepdog Training Tutorials (see Preview video below) include two lengthy videos which will help you to prepare your dog and yourself for sheepdog trials. Most sheepdog trials in the UK are run to similar format. The handler and dog stand at a ‘post‘ at one […]

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  • Our favourite Border Collie videos

    A selection of our favourite Border Collie Sheepdog Videos. Go to first video     DVD store Dirty Tackle! This is one of the videos we love best – it uses our dogs! This is one of a series of viral ads we made with the production company Maverick Media to promote the Football Manager […]

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  • Our Dogs in TV Film and Video Productions

    Our Dogs in TV Film and Video Productions

    Trained Border Collie Sheepdog Animal Actors for Television, Film and Video. IMPORTANT!We no longer offer dogs for work in TV and other public media, but we continue to show this page for those who may be interested to see some of the things our dogs did in the past. Occasionally our dogs take a break […]

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