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Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies

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Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies by Barbara Sykes
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A new, practical guide to training your Border Collie, by esteemed trainer and author, Barbara Sykes. Drawing upon her popular 'Thinking Like Canines' (TLC) training method and other established approaches, Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies is an essential resource for understanding and training this versatile and loyal breed. With step-by-step photography and training case studies throughout, the book covers: Breed variants and temperaments Diet, puppy training and bringing new dogs home Simple commands, boundaries and socialisation The 'Chill Mat' - a safe territory to keep your collie calm Lead and recall training Rescue and problem dogs Common myths, facts and tips about the breed AUTHOR: Barbara Sykes has a lifelong love of Border Collies, and has worked with the rescue, rehabilitation and training of the breed from a young age, in the field and in the home. She is a member of the Canine & Feline Behaviour Association and the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers. She is also the owner of Mainline Border Collie and Behavioural Centre in the Yorkshire Moors, where she trains sheepdogs and handlers. Barbara is a consultant in canine behaviour and runs The Freedom of Spirit Trust for Border Collies, a charity devoted to the protection and welfare of Border Collies. She has written a number of dog training books for Crowood. SELLING POINTS: A new instructional guide to training your Border Collie with training case studies throughout An essential resource for all Border Collie owners, BC kennel clubs and trainers Covers breed variants and temperaments; diet, puppy training, bringing new dogs home; the 'Chill Mat'; lead and recall training and much more Fully illustrated with step-by-step photos Barbara Sykes is an esteemed trainer and author with a life-long love of Border Collies 150 colour

Author Biography

Barbara Sykes has a lifelong love of Border Collies, and has worked with the rescue, rehabilitation and training of the breed from a young age, both in the field and in the home. She is a member of the Canine and Feline Behaviour Association and the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers. She is also the owner of Mainline Border Collie and Behavioural Centre in the Yorkshire Moors, where she trains sheepdogs and handlers. Barbara is a consultant in canine behaviour and runs The Freedom of Spirit Trust for Border Collies, a charity devoted to the protection and welfare of Border Collies. She has written a number of dog training books for Crowood.
Release date NZ
January 12th, 2015
Author
Pages
144
Illustrations
150 colour photographs
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
The Crowood Press Ltd
Dimensions
189x246x11
ISBN-13
9781847978899
Product ID
22963305

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