Sniffers & Snowflake: A Success Story

Sniffers the Border Collie

You’ve got to love a success story now and then and I wanted to share with you a short tale. One that shows you that things will get better in the end with some work and focus. You’re going to have insanely frustrating days with your Border Collie puppy. No way to avoid it. Days when you […]

Working with an Abused Border Collie

Black and white Border Collie - Sharon Owens

We got an email from reader Sharon O. a few days back with a question on living and working with an abused Border Collie and I wanted to share it here…see if any of our readers might have some advice or recommendations… Sharon writes… “I have a border collie that was basically thrown out of […]

Pulling on the Leash

Pulling on the Leash

When Ned the Border Collie was a little puppy teaching him to walk on a leash was very much like a few other puppies I’ve had in the past. It’s a bit of a trial, they don’t like it much at first and it takes some time. But he got it. Once Ned started to […]

Bite Inhibition – A Must for Puppy Training


To be frank I had never really heard about the practice of Bite Inhibition when it came to puppy training. Luckily my wife is a bit of a stickler for research when she dives into something new and our  Border Collie puppy was a good example.