Way of Life, A: Sheepdog Training, Handling and Trialling

Author: Barbara C. Collins

Publisher: Old Pond Books

ISBN: 1910456616

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 283

View: 2828


Whether you want a dog, want to farm, want to compete, or just want to know, Sheepdog Training is an enlightening read from Glyn Jones, a third-generation expert sheepdog handler. Speaking from experience, the story of his life serves as an integral component of his advice on training, handling, trailing, breeding, competing, and more. Learn a compassionate, dog-centered approach to raising and training herding dogs, all while gaining an appreciation for the life and work of a sheepdog.

The Good Guide to Britain, 1999

Fabulous Things to Do and See in Britain

Author: Alisdair Aird,Fiona May

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 9780091863548

Category: Travel

Page: 981

View: 4084


An information-packed guide that provides the traveler with 10,000 places to visit and things to do in England, Scotland, and Wales. The book offers recommendations for places to eat, from the finest restaurants to local pubs; places to stay, with a guide to prices and atmosphere; historical sites, castles, museums, and galleries; great gardens, nature reserves, and places to boat and fish; family destinations, such as zoos, farms, parks, and fairs; music festivals and art exhibitions; and scenic drives and walks through the countryside. Detailed maps and at-a-glance symbols will help you to find just what you are looking for, plus there is information on prices, opening times, and facilities for the disabled.

Footprint Scotland Handbook

The Travel Guide

Author: Alan Murphy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781900949569

Category: Scotland

Page: 712

View: 9952


Part of a series of British Isles travel guides, this is a comprehensive guide to the whole of Scotland from Edinburgh's art galleries to the beaches of Harris. Written by an author who has a close knowledge and understanding of the country, it provides background information on Scotland's culture and history, while giving information for travellers on practicalities and activities.

Scotland '95

The Complete Guide with the Best Trips in the Highlands and the Islands

Author: Fodor's

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 9780679027591

Category: Travel

Page: 354

View: 1721



Of Dogs and Men

Author: John Barrington

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 1909912204

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 8508


Early man would have been alert to wild, camp-following dogs warning of approaching danger. Present day people can be thankful for a much wider range of canine services.Part autobiography and part history, Of Dogs and Men is a celebration of our passion for the trusty sheepdog.Filled with lively anecdotes, poems and mythological stories, Barrington sets out to map the evolution and bond between man and dog; how dogs developed from the wild into the beloved companions as we know them today. Barrington includes heart warming stories of collies used in life saving operations as search and rescue dogs, in epilepsy and cancer alert situations and as guide dogs.

Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men

Searching Through Scotland for a Border Collie

Author: Donald McCaig

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497630258

Category: Pets

Page: 217

View: 8839


The bestselling author of Nop’s Trials presents the true story of his search for the perfect sheepdog In April of 1988, Donald McCaig traveled to Scotland to buy a young, well-bred female sheepdog to raise and train for use on his three-hundred-acre Virginia farm. He knew exactly what he wanted: a Scottish border collie, considered the best sheepdog in the world because the breed is hardworking, smart, strong, and fast, with unique personalities. McCaig attends dog trials and meets numerous trainers, fellow shepherds, and top handlers before he finally finds Gael. From his heartfelt prayers that Gael will pass her eye exam to his faithful sheepdog Pip’s reaction to the new bitch on the farm, Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men chronicles McCaig’s journey through the Scottish highlands, where border collies have been bred since the seventeenth century, and illuminates the ennobling bond between humans and dogs. This ebook contains sixteen pages of photos.