Further training for puppy Ezra on sheep, out in the open field.
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Puppy Ezra’s confidence grows as he learns to control sheep in the open field.
Watch Ezra’s second lesson, in real time.
Pretty impressive! Let’s look at the action in detail.
Ezra’s not too young to be corrected!
Using body position to change the dog’s direction.
Correct the dog for splitting the sheep, then encourage him on.
Following him round gently waving the stick to keep the dog out.
Using body position to change the dog’s direction (too many sheep)
The dog’s confidence grows every time a sheep turns away from it.
Waving the dog out to stop it splitting the sheep up.
Ezra keeps the sheep together without any help.
Too many sheep!
Time to stop the session..?
Kay keeps the sheep together.
Controlling the dog with the training stick and body position.
Attempting to stop the dog by blocking it.
Further training for puppy Ezra on sheep
In part 2, we take young Ezra to the sheep again, but this time, give him a little more guidance and lots of encouragement. We also see signs of Ezra’s confidence growing and learn that nine sheep is too many for this early stage of a dog’s training.