WELCOME TO STARISLES BEARDED COLLIES

FAQ on Herding Reference Material

Compiled by Terri Hardwick
(with some updates by Laura Georgi)

reprinted with permission from the dog-rescue list

Magazines

THE RANCH DOG TRAINER, magazine $22/year (6 issues) Ranch Dog Trainer, PO Box 599 Ellendale TN 38029 -- (For "RDT's Puppy Book", basic information on raising and starting a pup, send $2.50 to above address.)

THE WORKING BORDER COLLIE, magazine $25/year (6 issues) -- Working Border Collie, 14933 Kirkwood Road, Sidney, OH,45365

THE HERDSMAN (AKC's herding publication) $15/year, 6 issues -- Lori Herbel, Editor, Rt 1, Box 52A, Putnam, OK 73659

THE WORKING STOCK DOG MAGAZINE (Bimonthly) $35 (Australian) to Mudall, Nygan, NSW 2825 Australia OR $30 (US) to Susan Thorp, 2656 Merino Ave, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

OUTRUN $40, bimonthly -- Shepherds View, North Beer, Launceston Cornwall PL15 8NP, UK

WORKING SHEEPDOG NEWS Bimonthly; $55 (air) $49 (surface mail) Delia Sturgeon, editor, Enterprise Centre, St Thomas Rd, Launceston, Cornwall, Wales PL15 8BU

Places That Sell Books and Videos

4M Enterprises, 1280 Pacific St, Union City CA 94587, phone 1-800-487-9867, http://adognet.com/4M/welcome.html

Diamond Farm Book Publishers, Box 537, Bailey Settlement Rd, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 phone 1-800-481-1353

The Dog House, 2915 Anderson Ln, Crawford, TX 76638, phone 1-817-486-2500 (also carries Hubert Bailey's audiotape, TRAINING WHISTLE COMMANDS, for $15 plus $1.50 postage)

Books

A WAY OF LIFE by H. Glyn Jones $29.00 - 34.95, depending where you get it

ANYBODY CAN DO IT/ A SHEEPDOG TRAINING MANUAL by Pope Robertson $18.00

THE FARMER'S DOG by John Holmes $17.95

SHEEPDOG TRAINING:AN ALL BREED APPROACH by Mari Taggert-Schaeffer $19.95 Alpine Publications, PO Box 7027, Loveland, CO, 80537, 1-800-777-7257

THE SHEEP DOG by Tim Longton ISBN 0 71537149 5

WORKING SHEEP DOGS by John Templeton. ISBN 0-87605-835-7

HERDING DOGS: PROGRESSIVE TRAINING by Vergil Holland. ISBN 0-87605-644-3 $21.95 (Mr. Holland also has audiotapes)

LESSONS FROM A STOCKDOG by Bruce Fogt, 14933 Kirkwood Rd, Sidney, OH 45365 $30.00 including s/h

Videos

COME BY and AWAY -- The early stages of sheepdog training $34.95

THAT'LL DO -- widening the sheepdog's experience $34.95

TAKE TIME $34.95 -- H. Glyn Jones

HERDING I (an overview) $48.35, HERDING II (young dog work) $48.35, HERDING III (advanced penning & shedding) $48.35 from Jeanne Joy Hartnagle, Hartnagle's Las Rocosa Aussies, 1675 Upland, Boulder, CO, 80304Also available from 4M Enterprises

TRAINING AND WORKING A BORDER COLLIE $39.95 (Canadian orders add GST) Rural Route Videos PO Box 359 R Austin Manitoba, R0H 0C0 Canada, 1-800-823-7703

THE PERFECT STOCKDOG Training Border Collies on Cattle Ben Means $29.50 plus $3 S/HRt 1 Box 1185 Walnut Grove, MO 65770 -- (Ben also has a tape on starting a Kelpie on ducks and cattle)

EWE WERE MADE FOR ME (follows beginner's first 2 years, to trials) Bruce Englefield (American format L23 plus L5 S/H) Crossways, Leatherhead Rd Great Bookham, Surrey KT23 4SB

STOCKDOG TRAINING FUNDAMENTALS, OUTWORK AND DRIVES $39.95 + $3 shipping

TRAINING YOUR DOG TO WORK CATTLE $39.95 + $3 shipping Mike Hubbard Avail. from Border Collies in Action, Rt 2 Box 54D Tulelake CA 96134

HOW TO HANDLE CATTLE WITH COWDOGS (i.e. Catahoulas and Australian Shepherds) $39.95 -- Phil Phillips PO Box 223 Wills Point, TX 75169

WILL I GROW UP TO BE A COWDOG? The Neglected Year $35 -- Tony McCallum PO Box 210, Driftwood TX 78619

SELECTING AND TRAINING A STOCKDOG $38 postpaid -- L. R. Alexander Rt 3 Box 145 Marshfield, MO 65706

Other neat stuff

Shepherd's crooks & whistles:

BorderCollics Anonymous, http://www.bordercollicsanonymous.com. They even have colored stock sticks!

Premier, Box 89f, Washington, IA 52353, 1-319-653-6631