Welcome to Dog Blacks

We are a couple of Kiwis who breed and work with New Zealand Sheep Dogs.

We have attended four World Sheepdog Trials: Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland.

The New Zealand working dog, helped break New Zealand in!

Dog & Duck Show

What we are
I started herding ducks in 1982 for the New Zealand version of dog trial show 'One Man and His Dog', and now performs at A&P shows and schools

Contact us for bookings here

Interesting Facts

First Sheepdog Trials
Ken recently discovered the first recorded sheep dog trial in the world was held in Wanaka, New Zealand on the 18th April 1867 – a full 6 years before the first British Sheepdog Trial in Bala, North Wales (October 1873).