If you are thinking about getting a Border Collie, and have done any research, you have probably come across mention that this breed needs a job. When my wife and I first started to do some reading we came across this time and time again. But we were really confused. What kind of job? What […]
I’ve always maintained that hitting or yelling at a dog in anger does very little good to correct behaviors. When it comes to training or correcting a bad behavior positive reinforcement and an even keel are the way to go. When dealing with a Border Collie I would say this is doubly true. Border Collies […]
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.
There is much to be said for the herding instinct of the Border Collie and the pure intensity that comes along with it. You’ve probably seen videos of these dogs while they work and there is no doubt that every fiber of their being is focused on the task at hand.