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Pup Pen to Paddock

Written by Lloyd Smith, Pup Pen to Paddock is a great read to train your dog for first and foremost, everyday farm work.

Please contact Lloyd Smith if you wish to purchase a copy of his book.


Lloyd Smith, 267 Palmerston-Dunback Road, R D 3, Palmerston 9483
Phone 03 4651311     Email: 





I Am A Working Dog - $19.95 NZ

The NZ bestseller revised and updated. The working dogs of New Zealand certainly deserve our respect. Generations of careful breeding have produced the traits of stock-handling skill, loyalty, hardiness and courage that are now inherent in their bloodlines. This book has been written to assist those who use working dogs to handle livestock and provides a practical, step-by-step guide to training them the natural way.

Directly available from Michael Oliver

121 Oliver Road
RD 4 Cambridge 3496

Phone: 07 827 8575



Dog Training DVD
"Sheep Dogs Their Care & Control" - $23.00NZD  + Postage

Copies of the original production, featuring Les Knight and Paul Sorenson, with John Gordon as Presenter and Producer.

Available from National Secretary NZSDTA

Orders and payment to be made to:

NZ Sheep Dog Trial Association
37 Broad Street, Southbridge, Canterbury 7602