Reindeer Herding

Here’s some good video footage of a long tailed Aussie nicely handling reindeer. Working in deep snow takes a lot of strength and stamina. The Jonsson family are traditional reindeer herders in Sweden and usually move their herd 200 miles from the tundra to the sea:

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

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