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  • A fun day
    Have you Considered Herding with your Dog?
    Whether your dog is an experienced herder or a beginner, get ready for a fun day in Palmdale, CA. All dogs will have the opportunity to go into the ring with sheep and see that herding instinct awaken.The event is hosted by the Bearded Collie Club...
  • What is Treibball?
    What is Treibball?
    Treibball is a fun new way to play with your dog. It is also a competitive sport for dogs of all ages and sizes that creates better teamwork and communication between dogs and handlers. If your dog is really high energy, this will be lots of fun...
  • Ex Agility
    Types of titles you can achieve with your GSD, Part 2
    Types of titles you can achieve with your GSD, Part 1Protection SportsSchutzhund / IPO - You can visit my previous articles to learn more about Schutzhund. SchH consists of three phases – tracking, obedience and protection work.Ring Sport /...
  • Hannibal
    Dog Bite Prevention (part 1)
    May 20-26 is Dog Bite Prevention Week, according to AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) there are 400,000 American Children treated for dog bites every year, and 4.7 million people in America are treated for dog bites. The figure is...
  • Border Collie
    It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a headache in a black and white furry package
    Stereotyping isn't just concentrated to the human world, it is also found in the dog world and animal world. The focus of this article is to debunk the stereotype of the Border Collie. On a quick note however many breeds are subjected to...
  • Arrow
    Arrow shines in the ring and on the herding field
    It is unusual for a Smooth Collie to truly shine both in the conformation ring and on the herding field. An outstanding dog bred by the local Travler Collie Kennel in Clay has done just that. Bree Anne and Candy Ardizzone along with Becky Tehon...
  • Dog drives
    Don't chew on my Jimmy Choos! (part 5 of 5)
    The last two drives are the hunting drive and the barking (or herding) drive. Hunting is not as scary as it sounds; however, every dog is equipped with a drive to hunt (whether they know it or not). This is a drive that must be taken advantage of...
  • No let;s go this way!
    Sheep herding in the Mojave Desert
    Driving across the Mojave Desert will bring many surprises, one of which is local sheep herders taking their flocks to pasture. The desert has in the past held large ranches of sheep. The past few years the supply is dwindling in most places that...
  • Brisko vom Haus Weinbrand BH TR2 CGC OFA excellent H&E
    Upcoming herding event
    Have you ever wondered why they are called German SHEPHERD dogs? Have you ever been curious as to what herding was all about? Have you ever thought you might like to try herding with your GSD?German Shepherd Dogs have always been a working breed...
  • How busy can a corgi be, ask Finn
    How busy can a corgi be, ask Finn
    On his back, legs in the air, is how Finn sleeps when he is not doing his job. Finn, is a two and a half year old male Pembroke Welsh Corgi.The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a true dwarf breed making it proportionally built the same as larger dogs, but...
  • True is a Triple X Herder
    True is a Triple X Belgian Herder! Part II
    True and Kim worked more than just cattle of course. Ducks and sheep were mastered as well.Kim feels that sheep are the most difficult livestock for True. This is partly due to the fact that they rarely got to practice on sheep - working mostly on...
  • Dual Champion True
    True is a Triple X Belgian Herder!
    True is a Belgian Tervuren bitch who has obtained an unusual triple "X" for a Belgian herding dog - she has earned the HX (herding Excellent title) on Course A on all three main types of stock - ducks, cattle and sheep. Officially her...
  • Lemming
    Facebook “herding instinct” analyzed
    A new study shows that consumers are more likely to take up a product if they see that it is already very popular.The research, led by Oxford University, has shown we have a herding instinct to follow the crowd once a clear winner is established....
  • Cash Herding Cattle
    Different stock types for herding
    There are five different types of stock that are commonly used for herding trials - sheep, ducks, cattle, goats and geese. While the basic skills that your Corgi needs to herd successfully are the same no matter what critters you are working with,...
  • Chance Herding Sheep
    City Corgis herd too
    While living in the city can make herding a bit difficult, it is still possible. Janet and Tony Hung of San Francisco have proved this with their three Pembrokes - Cash (Jade Tree Penway Keep the Change RAE HSAsdc CGC, STDs, HRD-I sheep and geese,...
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