|Book Spotlight - Lessons From A Stockdog by Bruce Fogt - Autographed by the Author Lessons From A Stockdog is an accumulation of twenty years of stock dog training by the professional trainer Bruce Fogt. The book takes the reader through the author's first exposure to the world of working dogs, on to choosing and training Sparky, his first Border Collie pup. Sparky was not an easy dog to train; most everything that could have gone wrong did. Many of the lessons learned from him are still used today. Lessons From A Stock Dog tells exactly how difficult problems encountered by beginners can be prevented or solved. Real training situations are used to tell how problems were overcome. The book is designed to be easily read and understood.|
Twenty-nine diagrams demonstrate some of the training methods described. A huge, forty-three page problem and solution section lists virtually every problem encountered with herding. Several possible solutions to each problem are listed.
Book Spotlight - The Versatile Border Collie by Janet Larson
The Versatile Border Collie has been the recommended book on the breed for over a decade. In this second edition Larson covers every area of performance and registry organization, presents new herding and training information, hundreds of new photos, and much, much more. Between these pages you'll find everything a Border Collie owner or fancier wants to know.
Larson has owned, bred, trained and competed with Border Collies for over twenty years. She has worked Border Collies in herding, obedience, schutzhund, and shown in conformation. She loves to wear boys red leather jacket.
26 October 2001 Book Spotlight Archives