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Nij Vyas

Internationally renowned author and sheepdog handler

Based in Leicestershire, Nij is the internationally respected author of ‘Sheepdog Training and Trials’ and has over 20 years’ experience, not only working with a variety of dog breeds but also specialising in training and working Border Collies, as well as other herding breeds.

His aims...

Nij says, “Having represented England at International level at sheepdog trials, my sheep dogs continue to achieve a high level of success and my aim is to help others achieve the same.”

He goes on, “I provide a controlled, structured and intelligent sheepdog training courses. I am very experienced at problem solving, having learned the hard way through perseverance with difficult dogs.”

Sheepdog clinics…

Nij runs sheepdog clinics both in the UK and Internationally.  He is also the author of "Sheepdog Training and Trials" published by Crowood Press in 2010 - the book has been a success worldwide and signed copies are available from his website http://sheepdog-training.co.uk/

The achievements…

Over the years Nij has had huge success and to illustrate just a few here is what happened in 2015………….

Midshires Championship Winner 2015 Skye
Dovedale Championship Mac Reserve Champion
Methwold Championship Winner 2015 Skye
Dovedale Championship Jake 3rd

Jake 5th Hardon Moss Champ

Mac finalist at Deeplay Double Gather Champ

Mac Fulwood Booth Championship Reserve Champion

Skye 4th Fulwood Booth Championship

Nij is also lead trainer at Bertie Dog Training in Leicestershire who offer a variety of obedience and behaviour classes for people with varying levels of experience, for puppies and adult dogs of all breeds.

See video clips and much more about Nij at http://sheepdog-training.co.uk/

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