Guide to Training a Sheep Dog

A behind-the-scenes look at the process of training a sheep dog, including basic commands, the duck pen, diagrams of procedures, the outrun, driving sheep, penning sheep, and do's and don'ts of dog training.

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Before sending Nell on her outrun, I said, "Look, Nell, look for the sheep." When I was sure she saw them, I sent her around them.
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