Ignoring Livestock: A Positive Approach

Are you concerned that your dog might pull you around when you’re near sheep? Do you worry that your dog’s recall isn’t strong enough, especially around distractions like grazing sheep and cows? Are you unsure how to handle your young dog when taking a walk in sheep-rich areas? If you want to ensure that your dog can be handled with livestock in emergency situations, keep reading! I’m thrilled to offer a training day that equips you with the right tools and training plan to teach your dog:- A swift recall, even in the presence of movement. – The skill to ignore grazing sheep, allowing you to walk past them without a fuss. – Techniques to improve impulse control using the power of play. – Strategies for redirecting your dog’s prey drive toward you instead of the environment. – An understanding of livestock welfare and your dog’s needs, ensuring their happiness even without herding sheep all day. And here’s the best part – we’ll be practicing with real sheep! A friendly flock will assist us in applying these training techniques. This is the start of your training journey, additional days to practise with the presence of sheep will be provided to […]

Ignoring Livestock: A Positive Approach

Are you concerned that your dog might pull you around when you're near sheep? Do you worry that your dog's recall isn't strong enough, especially around distractions like grazing sheep and cows? Are you unsure how to handle your young dog when taking a walk in sheep-rich areas? If you want to ensure that your dog can be handled with livestock in emergency situations, keep reading! I'm thrilled to offer a training day that equips you with the right tools and training plan to teach your dog:- A swift recall, even in the presence of movement. - The skill to ignore grazing sheep, allowing you to walk past them without a fuss. - Techniques to improve impulse control using the power of play. - Strategies for redirecting your dog's prey drive toward you instead of the environment. - An understanding of livestock welfare and your dog's needs, ensuring their happiness even without herding sheep all day. And here's the best part - we'll be practicing with real sheep! A friendly flock will assist us in applying these training techniques.   This is the start of your training journey, additional days to practise with the presence of sheep will be provided […]