Category – Shedding

Tutorials which will help the herding dog trainer teach a dog to shed or separate sheep.

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Shedding (or Separating) The Sheep

Shedding (or Separating) The Sheep
Very useful on the farm, and essential for sheepdog trials. Learn to ‘shed’ the sheep! Shedding is one of those operations that contradicts the basic rules we’ve taught the dog so far. Previously, we’ve insisted the dog keeps the sheep together, but to shed them, we must teach the dog to part them again. Many dogs take readily to shedding, but it’s understandable if a young dog’s confused or worried by it. As with most sheepdog training, the key to … Watch now

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