FA-JJ-11 Introduction to Sheepdogs

  • Author:
    Jeanette Johnsen
  • Level:
    Basic skills
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Course overview
In this lesson, you'll get an Introduction to Herding and Livestock guardian dogs and what sets them apart from other types of dogs. The basic characteristics that the dog is born with are described, as well as how to communicate with the dog and the sheep to achieve cooperation based on logic for everyone involved.

The different herding dog breeds have different characteristics optimised for the tasks they are bred to solve, which means that they have differences when it comes to working style. This knowledge should be the basis for choosing the right breed and the right individual to provide the best basis for you to get the best match with your workmate.
  • Video time: 1:01 hours
  • Exams: No

Jeanette Johnsen

Content Provider, Head editor and founder of FarmingAcademy.
About Jeanette
Founder and Head Editor of Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Denmark in 1970. Master's degree in Animal Science (Candidatus Agromae) from The University of Copenhagen, Life Science in 2000.