Links to articles on Training and Performance.



Cross-Training. Why Not Do It All?  by Barbara Miller

On The Track and in the Ring
  by K. +  B. Johnson

On the Tracking Field  by Ted Sprague

Obedience For Your Cardigan?   by Peg Hickel

Selection and Basic Obedience   by Emiline Steinbronn

Obedience: Give Your Cardigan a Chance   by Ruth Barish

Basics For Obedience and Home and Show Training  by Pat Santi

The Cardi is a dog of many talents. It can do so much more than just look good in a showring! Below are some examples of various skills that the Cardi excels in. In time we hope to elaborate on this side of the Cardi's talents and show more here.

Follow this link to see Cardis do all sorts of work.

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Therapy -dogs bring comfort and joy to people and children with special needs.

Herding   ducks....

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.........and sheep:

herding photos: copyright Sirius Photography

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...........and cattle:

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Doing obedience........

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retrieving a dumb-bell

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retrieving a glove

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obedience jump

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Cardis also excel in Agitilty. For the humans it is good exercise and hard work, for the dogs it is never-ending fun-fun-fun!

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Not everything is work. Some things are just for fun:

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Get outta my way !!!!!!!

Above:  A Cardi retrieving a bird. "A huntin'¨we will go...."
Left: A Cardi training "search and rescue". 

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