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Hi Mary,

Hope all is going well for you. We used to lamb in February. It is tough, but 
joyous time. 

The book is about stockdogs and training with chapters on stockmanship, 
working ranch dogs, sheep, cattle, goats, poultry (from ducks and geese to 
turkeys). It is slanted on the practical stockdog dog, but also covers handling 
for trials and other herding events. To give you a better idea:

The Table of Contents:

Frontispiece: Just a Stockdog Story
Preface
Foreword by Ernie Hartnagle
Introduction
1 – HERDING DOGS
2 – WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A HERDING DOG
3 – PREPARING YOUR PUPPY
4 – LAYING THE FOUNDATION
5 – GETTING STARTED
6 – INTRODUCING A DOG TO STOCK
7 – MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR DOG’S TALENT
8 – DEVELOPING A USEFUL DOG
9 – THE OUTRUN
10 – DRIVING SKILLS
11 – BALANCE AND PENNING
12 – FOCUS ON SORTING
13 – BOUNDARY TRAINING FOR TENDING DOGS
14 – BASIC STOCKMANSHIP
15 – WORKING LARGE FLOCKS AND HERDS
16 – THE RANCH DOG
17– TRAINING ANIMALS
18 – POULTRY
19 – SHEEP
20 – GOATS
21 – CATTLE
22 – KEEPING LIVESTOCK
23 – THE TRIAL DOG
24 – TRIAL PROGRAMS
25 – WHAT JUDGES LOOK FOR
26 – OTHER ELEMENTS OF WORKING STOCKDOGS
Appendix -– BREED PROFILES 

I just started a blog site as an extention of the book. Currently, I am posting 
snippits about many of the herding breeds in the book:

http://stockdogsavvy.wordpress.com/

All the best,
Jeanne Joy