Category: Tutorial News

  • Featured tutorials – The Outrun

    Featured tutorials – The Outrun

    If there’s one aspect of sheep work that demonstrates the joy and convenience of a working dog, it’s a good outrun. When you no longer need to walk the length of the field (or up the hill) to drive your sheep to where you want them, you save your time, your temper and your legs. […]

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  • A February offer for new subscribers

    A February offer for new subscribers

    Have you been waiting to take the leap? If your new year resolutions included improving your sheepdog’s work – or your handling – or perhaps training your first sheepdog, make February 2020 the month when you take the leap! All new 12-month (one-off) subscriptions taken out during February 2020 will receive 13 months for the […]

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  • Featured tutorials – My Dog’s No Good, and No Excuses Please!

    Featured tutorials – My Dog’s No Good, and No Excuses Please!

    Sheepdog training – with a little help from Johnny Mercer? Take a look at two complementary short tutorials, My Dog’s No Good and No Excuses Please! My Dog’s No Good warns against falling into the trap of believing your dog will never make a good sheepdog. So long as it’s fit, healthy and keen, the […]

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  • Featured tutorial – Stopping the Dog Part 2 – Revised!

    Featured tutorial – Stopping the Dog Part 2 – Revised!

    We’ve uploaded the latest tutorial to benefit from a lot of new footage and much more information. Now that part two of our “Stopping the Dog” series is available to members, these completely revised tutorials Stopping the Dog – Parts One & Two take a detailed look at the problems surrounding the stop (or stand, […]

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  • Slow broadband, or poor mobile reception?

    Slow broadband, or poor mobile reception?

    Now our tutorials easier to watch. If you live or work in a rural area you’ll know that rural broadband and mobile coverage can be especially poor, so we’ve added a “lower quality” option. Our latest player gives you three play qualities to choose from, so we’re sure that at least one of them will […]

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  • Special offer for one-year subscriptions

    Special offer for one-year subscriptions

    New subscriptions will be valid for up to 14 months. A one-off 12 month subscription to our online training tutorials will make a super gift for anyone who’s training, or is thinking of training, a sheepdog. New one-year subscriptions, paid during November and December, will be valid until 1st January 2021 – it means that, […]

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  • Featured tutorials – basic training

    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 teach our dogs other things that will make life easier for us – and them. We want to remind you of two tutorials in the library: Use a Reward to […]

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  • 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. To understand where this is, you need to imagine that the handler is standing at 6 o’clock on a clock face with the dog directly opposite the handler (at 12 o’clock) on the […]

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