Author Archives: Alpine Publications

About Alpine Publications

Alpine Publications would like to hear your opinions, experiences, and input. We'd like to turn this blog into a dialog. Please comment on our posts and let us know what you like. Alpine Publications is a Colorado based book publishing company that publishes the best horse, dog breed, dog training and care, and puppy training books.


I’m working on the second part of Sheltie Talk again. Whether it ever gets printed will be determined by whether there are enough pre-orders to cover the cost of printing and binding. The mere act of writing it, though, brings … Continue reading

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Shetland Sheepdog Foundation Dogs and Bitches: 1947 -1960

Some years ago Jean Doney gave Joanne Carriera and Alpine Publications permission to reprint material from her articles in the old Sheltie Special (circa 1970s) detailing many of the the Shelties born in the 1950s and 60s.  These were years … Continue reading

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Starting a Sheltie Performance Puppy

Your goal is to own and train a high-scoring Shetland Sheepdog performance champion. You’ve just purchased or whelped your new latest hopeful. How can you give him or her a head start for the chosen field? Actually, the foundation of … Continue reading

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Shetland Sheepdogs in Performance

Shetland Sheepdogs have been among the most successful breeds in all performance events in which they are eligible to compete. Shetland Sheepdogs boast one of the highest number of obedience-titled dogs of any breed, have among the highest number of … Continue reading

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