Katy Cropper

Sheepdog training, sheepdog handling & shepherding. Gundog training & obedience training.


The first woman to win One Man and His Dog, passionate about training dogs Katy has been bringing the best out of her animals for over 40 years.

She won the English National Brace Championship in the 2012 Trials with her dogs Scrum and Tsavo, once again making her the first woman to win this prestigious event.

Katy has also represented England at the International Sheepdog Trials over 7 times with different dogs in the Brace and the Singles.

Located in the picturesque Cumbrian countryside, just five minutes from Junction 39 of the M6, Katy provides training for sheepdogs and handlers as well as general obedience training for dogs.

Katy Cropper Sheepdog Training

Katy Cropper Sheepdog Training

What Katy Does:

Sheepdog Training

Katy trains Sheepdogs for gathering and farm work as well as trialling.

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Sheepdog Handling

Katy offers hourly, half day and three day courses in Sheepdog handling. Katy will show you how to get inside your dog’s head and learn to handle sheep. From working small areas to gathering on the fells, Katy’s courses are guaranteed to be an unforgettable and life changing experience!

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Dog Obedience

Do you have a problem pet? Whatever the issue, Katy can sort it out. Barking, biting, pulling on the lead, chasing cars, not coming back, anything! You will see a difference after just 5 minutes. Dogs are guaranteed to leave Katy with the problem solved in just one session.

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Get In Touch:

If you would like talk to Katy about any of the services she offers please call her on 07836 586878 or follow her on Facebook for updates.