Watch the “Sheepdog Whistle” tutorials to get your dog moving There are some common misconceptions about whistles and sheepdogs. The first, and very common, is that you must have a shepherd’s whistle to train and work a sheepdog – you don’t. If you have only a few sheep, and a relatively small area in which… Continue reading The Sheepdog Whistle. Tune-in With Our Training Tutorials!
We’re making it easier, and safer, to pay by card We’re delighted to see we have subscribers to our Online Sheepdog Training Tutorials in all SEVEN continents! So the Working Sheepdog training tutorials have officially gone global! PAYMENTS IN 16 CURRENCIES To reflect the diversity of our subscribers we’ve added more currency options for your… Continue reading More Choice at the Checkout!
Little did we know what was around the corner! This photo of Dot and Glen in the boot of Gill’s car, after a January training session, brought memories flooding back to us. Once Dot (left) and later Glen came along, our sheepdog training took on a much more serious and informed nature. Gill and I… Continue reading Fifteen years ago these two changed our lives
Since Carew left here, Kay’s hearing has deteriorated badly, and occasionally we’re stuck for a skilled dog It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly two years since Carew left here and to be honest, there have been a few occasions when I’ve wished she was still here. One such occasion was only a week or… Continue reading Sometimes I Really Miss Carew!
Lots of memories, but was it really six years ago today? We couldn’t resist showing you this photo of a whole bunch of puppies crowded into one bed! There are lots of fond memories here for us – and it’s a lovely picture too! Audrey – “Calm But Firm” Dulcie – “Get off the Fence”… Continue reading Too Many Puppies in One Bed!
A TWO-PART tutorial on how you can tempt your dog to start working sheep or cattle when it really doesn’t want to! Can anything be done if your collie isn’t interested? The short answer is “Yes!” and understanding the possible reasons why the dog won’t work is a huge help to finding the cure. It’s… Continue reading New Tutorial: Starting a Non-Starter!
Kay shows her daughter Jet how to get sheep out of a Spooky Black Hole! Watch the VIDEO below! There was quite a strong response on social media when we posted a picture of a rather nervous looking Jet outside a dark hovel which was full of sheep. Jet was contemplating the task of going… Continue reading Scary Place 2 (The Sequel)
The short answer is “no – it’s a bad idea”. From time to time, people ask if they can buy more than one puppy from us. It’s very rare that we say yes. When you buy a puppy or even a trained sheepdog, it’s very important that the new dog ‘bonds’ with you as quickly… Continue reading Is it wise to buy more than one puppy?