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114 Items
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Jun 24, 2010
Australian Sheep Dogs - Training & Handling
Rod Cavanagh
The Shepherd's Dogs, third Edition Revised and Enlarged
C.W.G. Hartley
Working Dogs, Training for Sheep and Cattle
Colin Seis * History of working dogs * Standards for a good dog * Selecting, training and basic obedience for a pup * Introduction to stock * Working with sheep and cattle * Behavioural problems and caring for your dog. This book is written with profound knowledge and long experience in training working dogs. Colin Seis has been breeding Kelpies at his Winona Stud for many years. His dogs are sought after all over Australia and for some years now Colin has been breeding and training working Kelpies in California where their ability and intelligence is rapidly being realised for work with cattle.
Working Sheep Dogs: A Practical Guide to Breeding, Training and Handling
Tully Williams Working Sheep Dogs examines and illuminates every aspect of the high-quality working dog. It provides a detailed discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs, and reveals little-known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner.

The text is divided into six major sections covering the instincts of the working dog, breeding, principles of training, methods of training, handling livestock and sheep dog trials. Photographs and line drawings help to illustrate best techniques when training dogs, such as how to teach dogs to cast, muster and drive.

Containing the first comprehensive breakdown and analysis of the instincts of the working dog, and discussing the various principles and methods of their breeding, this book is a practical reference for farmers and stockmen, hobby and lifestyle farmers, sheep dog trial competitors and breeders of working dogs.