sheepdog


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sheepdog

any of various breeds of dogs produced to help manage sheep flocks. Three general types, the herding breeds that bring sheep to the operator, e.g. Border collie, the huntaway breeds that move sheep ahead, e.g. kelpie, and the guarding types that protect the flock from predators, e.g. Komondor.
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Being a hill farmer in North Wales on his Penyfed farm just outside Corwen, close to the Snowdonia National Park, he has been brought up with sheepdog trialling in his blood.
Northumbrian shepherdess Emma Gray will be passing on her skills with weekly sheepdog training drop-in sessions at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland
Neil Ross, from Kincraig, near Kingussie, has been performing sheepdog handling demos to tourists from all over the globe for more than 20 years.
Although a full-time shepherd and sheepdog have been watching the flock, they have been unable to prevent a number of dog attacks on the animals.
To the four-year-old sheepdog, his owner is simply the one who feeds him, plays with him, and takes him walkies.
HAILEY, Idaho -- Border collie Tess, sponsored by Dynamite Specialty Products' probiotics for dogs and natural dog food, placed first overall in this past weekend's Trailing of the Sheep sheepdog trials.
Well, it takes about two years to train a sheepdog - and every dog is totally different.
She's filming a documentary about the breed and this week she visited Llanelwedd in an attempt to trace the bloodline of her own Welsh Sheepdog pup, thought to originate from the Llangollen area.
The six-year-old Catalan Sheepdog from Holmfirth walked away with a top prize at Crufts.
MEET marvellous Marchup Midge, who has just fetched the world's most baa-king bid for a sheepdog.
9-11: Irish National Sheepdog Trials, Pettigo, Co Donegal.
SHEEPDOG herding with a difference will be on show at a North East visitor site this weekend.