• Kaffee's 13 Birthday AHBA L3 Sheep Fun - Duration: 3 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Slow and steady Kaffee still competes and always does well for his age. he is so proud of himself and still loves herding. Here is his run on his 13 birthday - January 7, 2018
  • Beckett's First AHBA L1 Geese Run - Duration: 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Level 1 of AHBA is more difficult than AKC since it involves a more difficult drive and a pen of the livestock. Beckett had only gotten to practice the penning of geese once before the trial. He ra...
  • Beckett's 1st AHBA Level 1 SHEEP Herding Trial - Duration: 5 minutes, 2 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Beckett ran FEO (not to be scored) since he had never run an AHBA course and never penned sheep; in this trial they had to put the sheep in a horse trailer.
  • Kaffee Who is 13 Staying Fit on Balance Discs - Duration: 4 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Kaffee has just turned 13 years old. He still walks with me daily, hikes, and competes in herding (sheep) competitions. During the week he works out with the other 2 Border Collies in his gym on d...
  • Beckett's First AKC Started Geese Run - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    HIT GEESE AND HIT geese + sheep
  • Beckett's HIT Sheep Run - AKC Started - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Beckett is 19 months old and this is his first Big Boy herding trial after passing PT and JHD. He won his started sheep class on the second day with very tired and now lighter sheep. His score was ...
  • Beckett's Title AKC PT Run - Duration: 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    On a cold and very early 30 degree morning Beckett did a lovely PT run for his title. He is 18 months old and this was his second PT run.
  • Part of Kaffee's ADV AKC Run - 13 Years Old - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    Kaffee will be 13 on January 7th. He is still actively competing in herding and quite often places. This weekend he got a 4th and 5th place in ADVANCED SHEEP.
  • Becketts Obedience Work - 17 Months Old - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    Heel work, right & left pivots; about turn pivot; scent articles; directed retrieve (3 gloves); dumbbell retrieve with front and finish
  • Beckett's First Herding Traial AHBA - JHD - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    Beckett started herdiing when he was 1 year old. Since he really understands his job we decided her was ready for the pre-trial. Today Oct. 13, 2017 he did his first trial with his handler, Dawna S...
  • Beckett 15 Month Obedience Work - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    Starting with the platform for pivots. The platform puts the dog in correct heel position. Beckett has done platforms since he was a puppy and loves the work. Next Laura Romanik's Heeling Grid 1. U...
  • 3 Cool BCs Go to Gym - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    What do 3 very active Border Collies do in the hot summer weather?
    They go to their doggie gym to work out.
    Music: Palladio by Escala
  • Jump Training Progression for Open and Utility - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    Starting with a stride regulator to help the dog understand the distance for take off and hind feet placement. This video shows the progression of training for the Open (retrieve over high jump) an...
  • Myst Demonstrates Retrieve Over High Jump - Duration: 27 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    This video shows what a retrieve over the high jump is in Open Obedience. This is part of the lessons on www.2coolbcs.com showing how to train the dumbbell retrieve with NO EAR PINCH. Myst is curre...
  • Front & Finish Training for Dumbbell Retrieve - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Beckett is 14 months old and has been retrieving the dumbbell since he was a young puppy (just one of many fun retrieve objects). Next he had to learn to hold the DB and not drop it in front of me;...
  • First Fronts Showing Different Front Aids - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    The first is a wooden platform; second is a front and finish wooden frame to be used for both front and finishes and ; the third is a PVC open box. This was taken when Beckett was first being intro...
  • Using Placement Jump to Teach Obedience Jumping - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Susan Salo offers her insights into correct jumping with using the set point exercises. A V-shaped placement jump is used to help teach the dog the placement of his hind feet (set point) which fac...
  • Progressing Scent Articles: Metal & Leather Together - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    First Beckett learned about scenting through nosework games. Then we progressed to finding the scented article in a vented container. We slowly worked through the metal then the leather. Next we to...
  • Progression of Dumbbell Hold - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    We have been working for a few weeks to teach Beckett to hold the dumbbell in his mouth until he is given his release word. We started with the chin rest; high value for taking DB; progressed to a ...
  • Beckett Progressing Utility Scent Article Training - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Beckett is now working with 6 metal articles and 5 leather. We are starting the round the clock placement of the articles to teach him to work the entire pile. I always want him to be successful so...
  • Scent Article Discrimination: 3 Metal 3 Leather - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Progressing Beckett's scent article work. Working with the leather was more challenging since these were new leather articles and leather has many new smells for the dog to learn to differentiate f...
  • Beckett's 2nd Time Herding Geese - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Beckett is just one year old and just started herding a few weeks ago. This is his second time on geese.
  • Duration for Dumbbell Hold - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Beckett has been retrieving the DB to me for some time but has no duration holding it when he gets to me. Thus, I cannot work on his fronts being straight. Time to break this down into 2 training b...
  • Beckett's One Year Old Obedience Work - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    After being off of training for 7 weeks we are picking up the pieces. Obviously a lot of tune up work and as always my heel work is still lacking. Just getting a visual of where we are at and what ...
  • Beckett Starts Herding - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Beckett is now one year old and old enough to begin herding. We tried him on sheep when he was 6 months old... He loved them but just did a lot of chasing. Now he is older he can be trained to not ...
  • Beckett's One Year Old Foundation Jumping - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Beckett is one year old and is being educated how to develop correct jumping skills using good jumping form. Susan Salo's spider and jumping grids are excellent for this education which also help t...
  • Beckett One Year Tricks and Body Awareness - Duration: 5 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    Beckett is one year old on May 27th. We have done a lot of body awareness work over the past year to help with strengthening his body and build core strength and proprioception. This helps only onl...
  • Outdoor Fun Body Awareness - Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    This video is about Body Awareness FUN Outdoors. Happy, Happy games with Myst. Obedience and agility require balance, coordination and fitness. Using balance discs and games help build strength, p...
  • Beckett on Slackline - ADVANCED PROPRIOCEPTION - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    Becktt is now 9 months old and was introduced to the slackline a few months ago. He worked on his balance discs and learned how to back up and use his hind end. Brought out the slackline today to s...
  • Beckett and Kaffee Tug fun - Duration: 86 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    How to get a Border Collie to like a new puppy - introduce the game of tug. Also a great way for a puppy to exercise especially with an older dog.
  • Puppy Jump Foundation - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    Beckett is 8 months old and just starting Susan Salo's puppy jump foundation work. We are only using jump bumps and only do 3-4 repetitions . The stride regulators are excellent for teaching puppie...
  • Utility Scent Article Game Progressed to Outdoors - Duration: 67 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    Beckett was introduced to nose work and finding birch at 10 weeks of age. I have always made this into a fun "find it" game. He searched for a dumbbell inside and then outside. Next I added scent a...
  • Obedience Foundation Work Moved to Outside with Distractions - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    We have been working on our obedience foundation work indoors: positions (down, sit from down, sit, stand, heel position). Now moving our work to outdoors often with distractions as in this video. ...
  • FIND-IT Game Progressed to NO BOXES for Utility SCENTED ARTICLE - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    This is Beckett's second time finding the scented utility article outside of the box. Progression of nosework and FIND-IT GAME. See our webs site for the video progression of this game teaching Uti...
  • Progressing the Scent Article Game - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Beckett learned how to use his nose at 3 months of age doing nose work games. We have progressed from finding birch scented tins to utility scent articles. First just on scented article. With this ...
  • More Body Awareness Fun on Balance Discs - the Puppy - Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Beckett is 7 months old and has been interacting with the balance discs since he was 10 weeks old. Much of this new work builds on his ongoing work and shows his rear end awareness progression.
  • Basic Obedience Session 2.1 - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Work on kickback stand; pivot; pivot without perch; sit, down, push; slow cookie progression to doing full walk around.
  • Using Nosework Game Skills for Learning Obedience Scent Articles - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Beckett is 7 months old and has been learning how to do nosework and searching for the container with birch or clove. He loves doing this and will search outside for the scented container or as you...
  • Introducing the GO BOP! for Utility Go Outs - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Laura Romanik teaches the "Go Bop!" method for Utility Go Outs. We have used this excellent method for Myst. She has an excellent and very detailed book on teaching the Go Bop! Beckett is 6 months ...
  • Myst Trains on the Slackline - Duration: 98 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Myst has been doing balance and body awareness work since she was a puppy. She loves getting on things and balancing. The slackline was perfect for her. She says she is now training to free climb i...
  • Nosework Hunting Game - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    This work is taken from Stacy Barnett's online "Introduction to Nosework" class. The dog is now introduced to finding the hide in more containers, understanding the job and committing to the source...
  • Stacking - Beckett's New Tricks - Duration: 119 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    The first year of life is all about keeping Beckett safe and not getting injured. I try to do a lot of tricks, games and body awareness fun to have him use his mind and not to have to do a lot of r...
  • Puppy Retrieve Games - Duration: 88 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Teaching puppies that all textures, sizes and shapes are cool to pick up and interact with is very important. Many adult dogs if not introduced to metal (such as a spoon) really dislike the metal u...
  • Learning How to Put Coins in Piggybank - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Beckett started as a small puppy learning to put objects into a container. We have progressed to putting all types of objects like clicker, balls of all types and now the plastic coins for the chil...
  • "FIND IT" Game for Finding Utility Scented Articles - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    I played this game with Myst when she was a puppy. Then progressed to finding the scented article from other articles. She loves this game and has leaned her scent articles easily. Taught Beckett h...
  • Myst AHBA Ranch Level 1 Geese - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    This was Myst's first ranch herding trial (AHBA). They ask the dog to do actual things they would do working livestock on a ranch. Dogs love it; fun to watch. Myst did really well on the geese but ...
  • Challenging New FitPaws Games for Body Awareness - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Beckett is now 22 weeks old and is progressing his body awareness work with his new smaller peanut combined with the Fitbone and the Fit Paws. Encouraging froward stretch and challenging backing up.
  • Kaffee AHBA Level III October 23, 2016 - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Trialing with his special friend Dawna Sims, Kaffee earned his AHBA
    HERDING TRIAL CHAMPION (HTCH) this weekend. Thank you Dawna for all you do with Kaffee. He is so happy working with you.
  • MYST AHBA SHEEP LEVEL II - Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    AHBA trial October 20-23.
    Myst did very well and qualified in all of her sheep runs. She won her
    classes in sheep and geese on Day 1. Had perfect score on the ranch
    course on Day 2 and placed in da...
  • AHBA HTD 1: Myst's First Open Field Trial - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    October 20. 2016
    Dewey, AZ
    Thank you Dawna Sims for the amazing work you have done with this
    challenging red girl. We did not know if she would be ready for the
    open field work and has only had 2 d...
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