Episode 13: How to teach a distance lie down

July 19, 2022
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As requested from someone of my listeners, here is how I teach a reliable distance lie down, a behaviour that every Border Collie owner should have in their tools!

Border Collie are trained to lie down to work with sheep as second most important behaviour after a recall. They have to learn how to stop and take pressure away from sheep at far distances!

I have always taught all my collies how to lie down and I find it a MUST HAVE tool for everyday life, to have safe walks knowing I can stop my dog at distance if I need to.

Listen to the Episode 13 here!

Martina Miradoli Border Coolie Expert Dog trainer

Hello, my name is Martina Miradoli and I specialise in training Border Collies.

I’ve owned Border Collies for many years and have trained them, along with other herding breeds in every sport and activity available.

This has allowed me to gain invaluable experience and an understanding of these unique dogs and the behavioural challenges that we may have to face as owners. 

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