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Producing my next video – Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks

In the planning of Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks, I realized that I would need several young dogs. I had 4 young Border Collies almost ready to start but decided that I needed a 2 month...

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Training your Border Collie

If the idea of owning and working a Border Collie seems like something you’d be interested in, then there really are some important considerations to understand. I’ve listed some here. 1. Not all Border Collies are born equal 2. Horses...

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Not all Border Collies are born equal

1. Much of the work of the International Sheep Dog Society, over the past 100 years, has been their work in helping to progress the working ability of the Border Collie. The names of great dogs that I mentioned in...

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Horses for courses

2. When deciding on buying a Border Collie pup, you should bear in mind that some dogs will be more suitable for certain jobs. A dog that has to work rough and ready cow calf pairs will need to have...

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Buy your Border Collie pup from a reputable breeder

3. There are many $50 pups to be found in your local agricultural weeklies. Unfortunately these may not turn out to be anything even close to what you are requiring. A notice in our local vet clinic last year caught...

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Things to do and NOT to do

4. It’s hard for many new handlers’ to accept the importance of keeping the young pup away from the stock and in a restricted situation for the early months. This means, keep your pup in a safe pen, away from...

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Understanding how a Border Collie work

5. This is an important part of my video, Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks. To understand what you should expect from a young Border Collie and also how to end up with a top class working...

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A Busy Year

A year has passed since I last wrote a News Page for my web site. It has been a very busy year for us but, in reflection, I should have found the time to write up some of our news...

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Another Year of Farming and Videos

It seems as if the past 5 months has been nothing but Sheepdog videos, Border Collie programs and more Border Collies. I’ve had Border Collies coming out of my ears, and yet the 3 young Border Collies......

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Scott Glen at the ISDS World Trial 2005

Rural Route Videos is proud to be a sponsor for Scott Glen's attempt at the International Sheep Dog Societies (ISDS) World Championship Trial 2005, representing our country of Canada. Scott will be running 2......

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Seems like a long time ago!

I was surprised to see that it was January that I last wrote in my news letter page. That seems like a long time ago......

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