December 2006 Oklahoma—I’ve been reading your site and come up with a question or two. I trial my dogs as well as use them in the pasture, trialing them is not a problem at all but when I get in the pasture and have to count on them they just won’t stick to it.
July 21, 2006—I have a question for you about my dog. He is one now and has a desire to work. I want to start working more with him and have some already. My problem is getting him to listen when he is around cattle. He listens to me pretty
November 9, 2005 . . . . Can you tell me about dog breaking cattle? I’m a little curious about your approach, how you start, what you’re looking for, etc. I’ve been working with some cows that I was told are “dog broke,” and they seem to know what to
I’ve been starting pups for so long using a lot of control that I’m having trouble starting pups using your methods. The main problem I have is not teaching them to come to me first. I am currently starting 2 pups, a lively Kelpie who is 10 months old and