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Eric Holmgaard is the kind of trainer who adjusts his training and thinking to whatever dog he is working with. This interview with Erik, a world class handler, has good insights and is worth listening to.
The goat is an independent fellow. He is not afraid of a bit of short-term discomfort in order to get the result he wants. Sheep on the other hand, when left to their own devices will take the easier softer route.