A Way with Dogs – Series 2

Series 2  'A Way with Dogs' sheepdog trial 

Look out for the new Series 2 'A Way with Dogs' Series 2 sheepdog trial filmed in Denbighshire, North Wales and launching later in 2019. We're excited to have attracted a superb team of top worldwide handlers who compete to win the new, highly coveted A Way with Dogs trophy. Series 2 of  'A Way with Dogs'  was filmed at the Old Trials Field in Bodfari and Bwlch Isaf Farm. The Old Trials field at Bodfari has been host to sheepdog trials for over thirty years. Bwlch Isaf farm is the home of Ceri Rundle and her late father H. Glyn Jones and the location of the 'A Way with Dogs' Double Gather Semi-Final.

Aled Owen’s ‘Llangwm Cap’ demonstrating he is the boss. Photo by Polarstar Photography

How the competition works

The handlers stayed at  Pentre Mawr Country House, amid 200 hundred acres of spectacular parkland, woods and meadows. Each trial was filmed to make 8 online programmes to be released on CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds YouTube channel. This brand new series will include 5 qualifying trials with 15 runs, 2 double gather Semi-Finals with 6 runs and a Final with 3 runs.

Studying the semi final, double gather course... Photo by Polarstar Photography

15 in-depth interviews with the handlers

To help build the suspense and make your mind up about who you think will win, watch our 15 - 20 minute in-depth interviews with the handlers. Get to know how each handler works with their dog 

Presenters & judges

We were incredibly lucky to bring together our talented and popular presenter and commentator team of Bryony Billson and Mike Northwood, first seen in: A Way with Dogs Series 1 Former international judges, Andy Jackman and Sue Main are ‘in the hot seats’, individually assessing each run and combining the points to find this year's 'A Way with Dogs' Champion.

Judges - Andy Jackman & Sue Main
Presenter - Bryony Billson
Commentary - Mike Northwood

Our Series 2 - A Way with Dogs dream team of handlers, judges, presenter and commentator. Photo by Polarstar Photography

Meet the handlers

Watch the interviews, see the dogs' pedigrees and find out all about each handler's successes, here on our website. So when the trial begins, you'll have a clear idea about who's who in Series 2 'A Way with Dogs'.

Series 2 - A Way with Dogs - Handlers' Celebration Cake. Photo by Polarstar Photography
"The competition I’m running with is seriously the elite of the elite of the sheepdog world! World Champions, Supreme Champions, National Champions…" Derek Fisher
Bryony & Derek

"So happy and grateful at the same time to form part of this. I take it as an amazing opportunity to keep learning. Is going to be the best handling clinic that I have been on my life... thanks Ceri Rundle for the invitation. It will be fun and definitely a top challenge that I can't wait to do. Don't miss it!" Sergio Perello

Sergio Perello with Murguia Jim
trophy2“I wanted to produce something that truly reflects the sport” Ceri Rundle

Get ready now for some tense, fun and exciting viewing, as soon as Series 2 'A Way with Dogs'  is released in 2019.

Subscribe free to our YouTube channel to see the films first - CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds