Online Sheepdog Training Video Courses

Intelligent & Modern Sheepdog Training

About Nij Vyas

Nij Vyas has been a dog trainer and sheepdog trialist for 29 years and has obtained success all over the World. He has represented England at international trials and was part of the England team that won the team event at the 2017 World Sheepdog trials in the Netherlands. In 2018 Nij became the first champion at the inaugural Four Nations Nursery Final, with Cody.

As well as competing, Nij is a member of the ISDS panel of judges and has previously judged the English National Sheepdog Trial and BBC’s One Man And His Dog. Nij also competed in One Man And His Dog in 2020, in the singles and brace competitions.

Nij believes that to be successful you have to look at your own failings and effective dog trainers place greater emphasis on understanding dogs rather than change. He views the training process as a partnership. He constantly looks to evolve the methods he uses to train dogs and keeps abreast of modern training techniques.

Benefits of Online Training

There are many benefits to online training. It can be accessed from anywhere there is internet signal and on a variety of media such as Tv, Desktop Computer, iPad or Phone. This means that you can always check elements of training whilst you are training your pup  and ensure that mistakes are minimised.

Video Library

In addition to Practical Shepherding – A Systematic Guide to Shepherding  we have now added to our library of videos with a brand new series of 10 videos, under the heading of “The Perfect Partnership”, which concentrates on the early stages of upbringing and introduction to sheep. You can buy them under their individual titles online or as a bundle of all 21 videos at a reduced price. Nij has been unreserved in sharing all his knowledge so that others may benefit and enjoy the same success he has done.

Practical Shepherding Online series has proved very popular all over the world and continues to sell well. We featured two dogs: Todd and Mist who were selected at 7 weeks of age, using the Volhard Test, both of whom have gone on to achieving significant success. Todd was part of the winning England Team at the World Sheepdog Trials in 2017 in The Netherlands whilst Mist won the qualifier at the English National in 2019 and finished third overall. Todd also ran in the singles and brace competitions on BBC’s One Man And His Dog in 2020.