Guild of Shepherds & Collies

Cool Down Is Important, Too!

You carefully warmed up your enthusiastic herding dog, competed successfully, and now you can relax and cheer on your friends after putting your dog in his crate with a bucket of water and a fan.  Well, not quite so fast….

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dog ears

The Ears Are On It

When it comes to herding breed dogs, ear shape and placement can vary dramatically. What does not vary, however, is how those ears are tuned-in to each and every sound that might affect their flock – including their “human” flock….

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Paw Power

There is a saying among horsemen that “no hoof, no horse”. For shepherds, you could say about herding dogs, “no paw, no dog”. That may seem a bit dramatic, but if you want a dog truly capable of doing the…

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