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Working sheep dogs : a practical guide to breeding, training and handling

Author: Tully Williams
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Working Sheep Dogs examines and illuminates every aspect of the high-quality working dog. It provides a detailed discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs, and reveals little-known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner. The text is divided into six major sections covering the instincts of the working dog, breeding, principles of training, methods of  Read more...
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Williams, Tully.
Working sheep dogs.
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)156741429
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tully Williams
ISBN: 9780643094628 0643094628
OCLC Number: 161968643
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Foreword; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 --
Natural ability and selection; Part 2 --
Breeding sheep dogs; Part 3 --
Principles of training and control; Part 4 --
Training; Part 5 --
At work; Part 6 --
Dog trials; Afterword; References; Index.
Responsibility: Tully Williams.

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Working Sheep Dogs examines and illuminates every aspect of the high-quality working dog. It provides a detailed discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs, and reveals little-known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner. The text is divided into six major sections covering the instincts of the working dog, breeding, principles of training, methods of training, handling livestock and sheep dog trials. Photographs and line drawings help to illustrate best techniques when training dogs, such as how to teach dogs to cast, muster and drive.

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