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Tag: behaviour

  • FAQ – Chasing cars and anything that moves!

    picture of a car driving down a country lane, being chased by a sheepdog

    QUESTION: How can I stop my dog chasing cars tractors, motorcycles, cyclists, lawnmowers and anything that moves? ANSWER: Chasing cars and other vehicles is a big problem for some dog owners. It can be extremely dangerous, both for the dog, and any humans involved. The drivers amongst us know they shouldn’t swerve to avoid small […]

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  • Featured tutorials – the dog and the handler

    Silhouette image of a shepherd and dog moving a small bunch of sheep

    The Sheepdog Selection and Preparation and Sheepdog Handler tutorials provide lots of helpful tips and advice. Many handlers seem to find the early “puppy” months very stressful; they’re anxious to raise the dog in a way that will spark and preserve the all-important working instinct, but worry about balancing that with the entirely natural desire […]

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