What is a sheep dog?

A sheep dog lives and works on a farm. It helps the farmer round up the sheep so that they can be moved from one place to another. Usually the breed of a sheep dog is a collie.

Here is a picture of Cap standing on a tractor watching the sheep. He is a male smooth coated collie. Cap is one of 5 working sheep dogs on the farm at Tarn House. He is 2 years old and very fit and enjoys gathering sheep from the fells.