Back Pedaling…

Ned the Border Collie

The other day a longtime friend of mine called me and somehow we got talking about dogs, his wife wanting a puppy and dog training. I mentioned he should check out one of the dog training books I’ve got highlighted on the site and after chatting a bit we hung up. Yesterday I get an […]

The Border Collie “Butt Poke”

Dogs at the Fence

Border Collies are bred to be herding dogs and this is not just a minor trait. The herding instinct in this breed is what they are all about! As our Border Collie was growing up he quickly started to “herd” my wife and I.

Border Collie Chewing Issues

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All puppies chew on things they are not supposed to. I think it is safe to assume that much is certain. My experience with our Border Collie puppy taught me that this breed is no exception. In fact our Border Collie chewing issues seemed to involve everything in house, including our fingers. His favorite targets […]

Bite Inhibition – A Must for Puppy Training

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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.