Collection Total:
114 Items
Last Updated:
Jun 24, 2010
One Woman and Her Dog
Viv Billingham
The Blue Riband of the Heather
E. B. Carpenter
Herding Dogs: Their Origins and Development in Britain
Iris Combe
Lessons From A Stock Dog/ A Training Guide
Bruce Fogt
Sheepdogs, my faithful friends
Eric Halsall This second edition of Eric Halsall's book offers an informative ramble through his life in the world of sheepdogs and their handlers. It contains a broad-ranging collection of photographs, many of which are new to this edition. Pictures of the Supreme Champion sheepdogs from 1981 to 1995 are included. The book also includes updated pedigree charts covering many famous dogs. As one of Britain's best-known trials commentators, Eric Halsall is able to give a personal view of the sheepdog world, combined with knowledge of its dogs and their handlers.
Sheepdog trials
Eric Halsall
Herding Dogs: Progressive Training
Vergil S. Holland Herding Dogs: Progressive Training is the only book of its kind to guide the owner toward training the complete herding dog. Whether you are involved in farming or ranching, or simply want to explore your herding dog's heritage, you will find a wealth of information here. For those with competitive goals, Herding Dogs will enhance your knowledge with a philosophy that has the dog's individual breed and personality as the central focus.

Vergil S. Holland teaches the handler to understand the dog's reactions before beginning this progressive training. Whether it is your dog's first exposure to stock or your older dog with a new problem, you, as a handler, will find solutions to each problem and sound advice on each phase of training.

Special chapters on different personalities of the various herding breeds, with training modifications tailored to these differences, make it possible for you and your dog as a team to reach your maximum potential.

Herding commands and terms are thoroughly covered, as are those of basic Obedience for the stock dog. Working various kinds of stock-sheep, cattle and ducks-is covered to meet the needs of every stock dog owner. Detailed diagrams and concept maps throughout the book highlight the individualized training methods for each type of dog and stock.
A Howell Dog Book of Distinction
The Farmer's Dog
John Holmes
A Way of Life: Sheepdog Training, Handling and Trialling
H. Glyn Jones, Barbara Collins This sheepdog training manual deals in depth with choosing a dog, first training steps, and more advanced training for farm work. It ranges from nursery to international trials.
Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men: Searching through Scotland for a Border Collie
Donald McCaig The engaging account of the author's search for a trained border collie in Scotland, to bring back to his farm in Virginia. McCaig delves into the mysterious pact between dog and man, which involves trust and deep communication. Traveling from town to town, to competitions and farms, meeting shepherds and trainers, McCaig introduces us to unforgettable animal and human characters.
The Drovers
Shirley Toulson