Category: Pic of the Day

  • A Vast Improvement in Kay’s Confidence

    A Vast Improvement in Kay’s Confidence

    The picture speaks volumes! With new-found confidence, Kay’s standing up to stubborn sheep We had another early start this morning as there were two lots of sheep to gather at Dean Farm. We’re “enjoying” a heatwave in the UK at the moment, so I was more than happy to get up at 5am today because […]

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  • Bronwen Excels in the Sorting Pen

    Bronwen Excels in the Sorting Pen

    “All my own work” – Bronwen proved exceptionally efficient when we were sorting lambs for market at Dean Farm this morning We arrived at the farm at 6.30am, where Bronwen and Kay set to work gathering the ewes and lambs from a large field. The two dogs work very well together, primarily because Kay works […]

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  • Fond Memories of Mel Five Years Ago

    Fond Memories of Mel Five Years Ago

    Mel at her last sheepdog trial in July 2011 Many of you will remember Mel as one of the great sheepdogs we’ve had the pleasure of living and working with. Sadly, Mel passed away in March of this year, but she’s far from being forgotten. Her daughter Carew may have been easier to control in […]

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  • Bronwen’s baptism of fire

    Bronwen’s baptism of fire

    As we announce our latest sheepdog training tutorial, Bronwen faces a stiff challenge in the shearing pens Yesterday, we released our latest sheepdog training tutorial, Bronwen and Scylla, Part 6. As the title suggests, this is the sixth instalment in our fascinating series of videos comparing the training of litter sisters Bronwen and Scylla. While […]

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  • Kay and Bronwen gather sheep at Dean Farm

    Kay and Bronwen gather sheep at Dean Farm

    Kay and Bronwen both look after their own interests at Dean Farm, in totally different ways Whenever I take dogs to Dean Farm to gather sheep for John, the one thing I can count on is that things rarely go smoothly, and today was no exception. Since we parted with Carew a few weeks ago, […]

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  • You can find shelter in all sorts of places

    You can find shelter in all sorts of places

    These are a few of the border collie puppies we sometimes have for sale to suitable working or very active homes The puppies come from excellent sheep and cattle working lines, and will be ideal for farm work as well as agility and other very active homes. Some will be rough coated and a few […]

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  • Molly Completes Our Kelpie Trio

    Molly Completes Our Kelpie Trio

    Molly joins us as Kelpie number three! We’re very pleased to welcome our latest Kelpie puppy Molly to join our other Kelpies Will and Tucker, as trainee sheep and cattle herding dogs. Mollie is super-obedient at the moment, a real pleasure to have around but of course, she’s only been with us for a few […]

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  • Pic of the Day – Eric’s finding his place

    Pic of the Day – Eric’s finding his place

    AND his name! It turns out that the Chihuahua, formerly known as Emrys, is actually called Eric. Eric’s been with us for a week now, and is starting to find his place within the pack. I’d assumed that Eric’s “pack” would be the existing small dogs, Alfie and Chester, but Eric’s clearly aiming higher than […]

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