Heeler herding sheep

Training a Lancashire Heeler to herd sheep

Posted Posted in Dog activities, Fun with dogs

Ann Jordan has kindly sent me a piece about her gorgeous liver and tan Heeler, Flora, and how she started to train her for herding.  We meet her each year at Discover Dogs so she is a multi-talented little dog! Wanting to “downsize” from Collies and Kelpies, I chose a Lancashire Heeler to help with sheep control in the future.  Not really knowing anything about how a Heeler may work, I was taking a risk but having met one or two, I decided it was worth it.  Basic training was easy as Flora was very bright and eager to learn […]