Stop your dog from worrying sheep and other livestock.
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All Breeds Welcome
The problem of sheep worrying is very serious, yet with training and understanding you can continue to enjoy your walks in the countryside. The truth is that all dogs are capable of causing untold damage to livestock. We are unique in offering this type of training in a safe and controlled environment using the very same methods which train Border Collies and other herding breeds.You will find the training experience to be educational and enjoyable. My approach to sheep socialisation is unique and is supported by complete notes and handouts on a number of related themes; such as dominance, obedience, recalls etc.
"A dog attack is costly to the livelihood of a livestock farmer. We estimate that two dog attacks in Suffolk in 2004, and the repercussions from them, cost around £4000 in treatments, lambing difficulties, poorly and late finishing lambs and difficulties getting the ewes in-lamb again."
An assessment of your home situation and handling style
A brush up of basic obedience and explanation of techniques / theories to be used
An introduction to advanced handling techniques and whistle training, where appropriate
A controlled session in a field with sheep depending on standard achieved
Only kind methods used
A better understanding of your dog
A better understanding of livestock
An understanding of how to react if your dogs gets into a field full of sheep
Folder containing notes / reading material
Honesty and a friendly, professional service
Training will either be provided over 4 or 8 sessions approximately 6-12 hours respectively, as appropriate over a 6/12 week period respectively.
Preventing livestock worrying
A copy of "Practical Shepherding DVD and reading material will also be included into the price.
4 sessions - Where it is felt that you have a good basisc to advanced level of obedience - Please note the first session will be priced higher than the subsequent ones as more time is spent training and working through the assessment. (i.e.£150)
8 sessions - Where more time is required bringing the dog/handler's level of obedience to the required standard.
PAYMENT IN FULL- Is required at the time of booking or latest 7 days prior to the first session.
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