Welcome to MacRae Way Academy.

We believe that sharing our knowledge will empower improvement, enjoyment and understanding between handlers and their dogs and our educational content is based on our positive, proven methodology.

Basic Membership is FREE! Our Premium membership gives you unlimited access to all of our videos, articles, interviews, podcasts PLUS new content every month. You’ll also receive significant savings on our hugely popular MacRae Way Courses. 


Sheepdog Training 

This section contains videos and articles pertaining to all aspects of training sheepdogs. The videos in The Academy range from 3.00-35.00 minutes and augment our comprehensive MacRae Way On-line Courses

Trialing Tips and Judging

It’s important to us that our dogs are confident and positive in their work, while effective at competition.  This section contains information about how we achieve that end, as well as how you can maximize you and your dogs performance at trials.

Livestock Care and Management

This section contains articles, interviews, and studies pertaining to the care and management of sheep and goats.

Life with Dogs

We share our tips and advice on how to raise a happy working partner who is nice to live with on and off stock. Puppy raising tips, multi-dog management, and general care of the dogs – it’s all about the dogs!

Under the Handler’s Tent

Here we share videos, podcasts, trial news and anecdotes about great dogs of the past and present- all the news that’s fit to print!

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