Training for your Border Collie
In person or online behaviour consultations are designed to benefit your Border Collie. I offer a personalised approach that will be targeted to your collie and how you all live together. Every dog and every family is different and therefore the training programme needs to be unique as well.
Following our consult I'll build you your very own personalised course and be there to support you every step of the way!
Sheepballs is a game that gives border collies an outlet for their natural herding instincts. Frustrated herding instincts often lead to problems such as traffic chasing, fence running, biting and spinning. Border Collies of all ages and temperaments can enjoy Sheepball and people have fun as well!
Sheepballs was invented by Kay Laurence and is a game my dog and I enjoy together.
Success Story - Dave
Clare is one of those people you meet who makes a real difference to your life. I had worked with a trainer on a one to one basis before I joined one of Clare's indoor training classes with my Border Collie Dave when he was 12 months old. My image of a dog training class where we all practice the same thing at the same time couldn't have been more wrong.
Clare is driven by the science of dog training and possesses an innate understanding of what drives your dog's behaviour, supplemented by years of personal study and learning. It's this understanding which helps you work with your dog to teach the behaviours you want.
Training works when you commit to it and Clare does ask that you do the work. It's not just what you do in class but what you do between classes that will get results. In my experience the result we've achieved from training with Clare is the best gift I could ever give Dave.
Success Story - Indy
Clare has taught us so much over the years about our Border Collie, Indy. He has been a handful to say the least, everything from resource guarding to problems with grooming and everything in between. We quickly realised at our first session that Clare was training us, teaching us, making us think and understand that the connection matters and it wasn’t all about Indy’s ‘issues’. She made us think about what we were doing, and how we were reacting to situations, about giving Indy time and space to learn, slowing everything down and teaching him to switch off. She’s brilliant at what she does, knowledgeable, calm and confident. We are still learning from Clare and enjoying her courses and would highly recommend her.
Head over to the Learning About Dogs website and immerse yourself in the Collie Collective. From 50 years of living and working with Border Collies Kay Laurence has pulled together a celebration of these amazing dogs and how they have shaped her life and learning. Settle your collie, put your feet up and enjoy.