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  • Featured tutorial – Sometimes Nice is Not Enough

    sheep attacking a herding dog

    Or, “Give your dog a bit more Grrr!” Building your dog’s self confidence. Self confidence is essential in a working dog. Sheep are natural runners when they’re being hunted, but some situations, such as when held in a pen, or protecting their lambs, can make a sheep turn, challenge, and fight back. While sheep and […]

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  • Featured tutorial – Sometimes Nice is Not Enough

    Sheepdog Bronwen lies down defiantly in front of some threatening sheep

    It takes huge self-confidence for a dog to lie down in this situation, but even a cautious dog can learn to assert itself. Sheep are natural “runners” when they’re being hunted, but certain situations, such as when held in a pen, or protecting their lambs, can make a sheep turn and fight back. While sheep […]

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