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Working With A Stockdog

Author : Anna M. Guthrie
ISBN : 9780979469060
Genre : Pets
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An invaluable guide to understanding the relationship between working dogs and livestock. Whether you are a rancher who has purchased a working dog, someone with a border collie interested in learning how to work livestock, or someone who wants to understand the "big picture" of how dogs and stock interact, this book will help you achieve your goals.
Category: Pets

Educating The Working Stockdog

Author : Ron Gale
ISBN : 1482537427
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This is a book that anyone using a stock-dog, working livestock, or anyone just having a dog can get an abundance of value from utilizing this book. Teach your dog to work livestock gently, firmly and calmly. Teach your dog to stop on command, go different directions, to come back to you from a distance. Teach your dog to lie down at a great distance by voice or whistle.

Stockdog Savvy

Author : Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor
ISBN : 9781617812514
Genre : Pets
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Whether you are interested in working dogs for a hobby, on the ranch, or for serious trial competition, Stockdog Savvy will be an invaluable aid. Beginning with chapters on herding dog characteristics, instinct, and choosing a herding dog, the Taylors explain how to prepare your puppy and do basic foundation training. The book progresses to starting the dog on stock and developing a useful working dog and ends with advanced lessons and preparing for the various types of competition. If you want to learn about working stockdogs, this is the book for you! Learn how to: • Select, care for and train a working stock dog. • Teach your dog to work cattle, sheep, goats, foul or exotic livestock. • Choose the right type or breed of livestock, care for and handle them correctly. • Train a dog for work on a ranch, the open range, or in the trial pen. • Recognize more than 60 different herding breeds and much, much more.
Category: Pets

Doggie Boot Camp

Author : Dorrance Eikamp
ISBN : 1537076531
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Doggie Boot Camp is a book about the author's tried and true training practices that are based on more than 30 years of experience and success in training working stock dogs. By sharing his experience and wisdom in a step-by-step instruction with practical advice and personal stories, the author guides you through basic training for your young dog. Your pup will be actively engaged and learn quickly, which will make you a very happy owner! The techniques described in this book are easy to follow and are designed for any dog owner, regardless of previous experience, from novice to the highly skilled. Discussions include selecting and bonding with your new pup, as well as the length and frequency of training sessions. By the end of this book, you will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to train your new pup.

Lessons From A Stock Dog

Author : Bruce Fogt
ISBN : LCCN:96178816
Genre : Border collie
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Category: Border collie

Field Stream

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FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.

Top Trainers Talk About Starting A Sheepdog

Author : Sally Molloy
ISBN : 9780979469015
Genre : Pets
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Some of the best working border collie trainers in North America and the United Kingdom share their methods of introducing young border collies for trialing or for work on the farm or ranch. (Animals/Pets)
Category: Pets

Dogs Of The Shepherds

Author : David Hancock
ISBN : 9781847978097
Genre : Pets
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Dogs of the Shepherds is a book for all those who admire the most valuable of all the working dogs, the pastoral breeds: sheepdogs, cattle dogs and flock protection dogs, the indispensable farmer's servants and companion dogs for thousands of proud dog-owners across the globe. Painstakingly researched and packed with information, this book is not a manual covering training, grooming, nutrition and dog care; it is very much a reflective review of the pastoral dogs' contribution to the working and companion dog scene. It is a searching examination of their past, their performance and their prospects in an increasingly urban society. Essential reading for all those with an interest in these handsome and quite admirable dogs, and lavishly illustrated throughout.
Category: Pets

California Farmer

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ISBN : UCSC:32106020898430
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Herding Dogs

Author : Vergil S Holland
ISBN : 1684424895
Genre : Pets
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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
Category: Pets

The Canine Sourcebook

Author : Susan Bulanda
ISBN : 0944875351
Genre : Pets
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The Canine Source Book is truly Information Central... according to librarians and reviewers who got an advanced look at the sparkling premiere edition. The book answers such questions as: Where are the Breed Rescue Clubs in our area? Where can I find information about Dog Show Superintendents? Does anyone know about Search and Rescue Units in this area? And what good videos are available for Dog Club meetings? There is information available about rare breeds, Breed and All Breed Clubs, awards and contests, hotlines, Support Dogs for the handicapped and more, lots more.
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ISBN : CORNELL:31924084804495
Genre : Animal industry
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Category: Animal industry

National 4 H Club News

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ISBN : UIUC:30112107017052
Genre : 4-H clubs
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Category: 4-H clubs

Stock Dog Ramblings

Author : Dana Mackenzie
ISBN : 1530124654
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A glimpse into the history of working Australian Shepherd dogs and their owners. In February of 2015 Dana Mackenzie accepted a challenge. The challenge was to post pictures for 5 days, so she thought she would head into the past! Five days of photos turned into a year of storytelling, recalling past and present Australian Shepherd stock dogs and their owners. Many treasured photos were also shared and people who love these dogs begged for more. The birth of this collection of timeless stories was born and the history of the working Australian Shepherd has been captured thanks to Dana Mackensie and her astounding love and dedication to the Aussies whom she has met over the years!

Herding Dogs

Author : Christine Hartnagle Renna
ISBN : 9781593786533
Genre : Pets
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In addition to introducing readers to the various breeds and strains of herding dogs in the world, Herding Dogs discusses the working styles, instinct tests, trials and training for all working farm dogs. From the basic skills of stock-dog training to the types of herding styles to the commands used to direct dogs at work, this useful handbook also advise newcomers on how to select the right puppy for a working ranch or hobby farm situation, how to train and acclimate the pup, solving common behavioral problems, feeding working dogs, basic first aid and more.
Category: Pets

National Wool Grower

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924068438161
Genre : Wool industry
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Category: Wool industry

Think Like A Canine

Author : Ken Sykes
ISBN : 0648446603
Genre : Dogs
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A succinct, down to earth guide on training working dogs, by someone with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge, leavened with humour, suitable for all dog owners whether cherished pet, companion or working dog. 'Think Like a Canine' covers canine communication, critical stage development, instinct conditioning training and livestock guarding, subjects missing from most dog training books. Ken Sykes draws on extensive research from a broad field including findings by guide dog researchers, armed forces dog trainers, the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre. Feature writer for Australian Working Stock Dog Magazine, he runs regular training days for livestock producers, and gives working dog demonstrations. He is a successful competitor in sheep dogs trials.
Category: Dogs


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ISBN : CORNELL:31924058834130
Genre : Agricultural diversification
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Category: Agricultural diversification

Akc Gazette

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924108277884
Genre : Dogs
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Category: Dogs