7 Practical Sheltie Training Tips

Sheltie training doesn’t need to be a chore because these loyal pooches are smart and eager to please.  All they require is the right guidance and direction, something that you can easily provide either with the help of a professional trainer or by learning techniques for at-home instruction. 

That being said, the following are some tips you should keep in mind when engaging in any type of sheltie training, regardless of the method:

Tip 1 – Teach them young.  The saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is certainly inaccurate because dogs can learn at any age.  That said, once a canine has developed behaviors it can become difficult to break any habit you find unacceptable.  Therefore, it is best to Continue reading 7 Practical Sheltie Training Tips

More Shetland Sheepdog Training Tips

Shetland sheepdog training can be a lot of fun because these pooches love to learn and are very energetic.   Therefore, once you are done teaching basic obedience commands, you might want to consider other fun activities you can teach your sheltie, such as herding.

Why make herding part of shetland sheepdog training?  This is a great sport for your canine to learn because they were bred to be a herder and naturally have this instinct.  In fact, it is an important part of their personality and this is likely something you learned about when you chose to make this four-legged wonder your pet.   You might have even glimpsed their instinctual nature on occasion if they have tried to group children or other animals together. 

If you decide that you would like to improve upon your sheltie’s natural instincts you can achieve this with Continue reading More Shetland Sheepdog Training Tips

4 Free Sheltie Puppy Training Videos

In the free Sheltie puppy training videos Inch demonstraites, 4 commands; down, shaking a paw, turning/spinning and cross paws.

Sheltie training can begin immediately. We are often asked for the key to Shetland Sheepdog training and there are three main elements: Continue reading 4 Free Sheltie Puppy Training Videos

Sheltie Training Video

Sheltie training should be fun. A little training every day is much better than long sessions every now and then.

Here we have Bailey enjoying showing off his Sheltie training skills. You can tell he is loving every moment by his enthusiasm and barking… Continue reading Sheltie Training Video

Shetland Sheepdog Training Video

We have helped with Shetland sheepdog training all over the world.

Here LeLe shows off her tricks. After the basic Sheltie training obedience commands (sit, stay, come, wait, down, etc) have been learned it is fun to teach more andvanced tricks. Continue reading Shetland Sheepdog Training Video