McCaig draws on twenty-five years of experience raising sheepdogs to vividly describe his-- and his dogs June and Luke's-- unlikely progress toward and participation in the World Sheepdog Trials in Wales. Along the way, he relays sage advice, straightforward dog-training tips, and anecdotes of the life experiences that set him on the long road to the Welsh trial fields.The exercise shall consist of aleft turns, a aright turns, a aa out turns, a and marching in the afigure eighta at normal walking pace. ... While returning the dog should be ordered to stop, which he should do instantly and remain down until called. ... She wrote: I am more than ever convinced that Obedience Tests can become very popular in this country for many ... No mutts need apply. ... Helene Walker, Blanche Saunders, and three standard poodles proceeded to publicize the new dog sport.
|Title||:||Mr. and Mrs. Dog|
|Publisher||:||University of Virginia Press - 2013|