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German Shepherds, Tending dogs!
Johnie, lovely two and a half year old bitch, at the Ranch dog Rally in the USA.
Baby Jake found this wool!
Hypo, an 8 yr old sable dog... had a quick scoot round!
Discipline around the sheep!
Pixie the puppy, 2nd meeting with sheep, settled to circling either way.
Sheep Herding Instinct Test Day for GSDs
(With Certification for successful dogs)
Why not see if your German Shepherd Dog is still capable of its original function ?
To be held on Saturday 11th September 2010, in Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Limited to 12 dogs, the day will consist of registration, Part 1 of test outside round pen of sheep followed (if appropriate) by Part 2 of Herding Instinct Test inside the pen.
Successful candidates will receive a “Pass” Certificate of Herding Instinct for their dog. Others may require more work.
Although invited for either a morning or afternoon session, everyone will be welcome to spectate during other tests.
Cost for day and assessment : £20.00 (to include tea / coffee during the day, but please bring own lunches)
£5.00 non-returnable deposit required on booking.
Contact Heather Corkin 01740 644138, or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
No previous experience necessary, but basic control including leadwork and recall or distant ‘down’ recommended, as this is a working farm. Please follow the country code.
Zorro the black torch !
26/3/10 Learning to Walk the Line...or 'Furrow'
Pixie at six months thinks this could be OK.
Little Pixie Meets Sheep!
Zorro made sure of his copy!
Today Zorro was very bossy !
Evidence on Utube ...
Bossy is good !
Keep Back ! We are having to hold him back !
Zorro overcame his diffidence and circled both ways ... note relaxed, hands in pockets handler ...!
Good Luck at the show tomorow !