A phrase that apparently was first used and popularised back in the 18th century remains true today about the importance of the humble working dog in a working man’s life, particularly on the land.
Farm Fantastic has everything from fence posts to tractors on show but Craig Freestone from CJF Working Dogs will demonstrate why ‘man’s best friend’ remains an important part of the workforce on properties and in all sorts of farming activities.
Craig and his team of dogs are Queensland Champions who participate competitively in Sheepdog Trials across the state. He also trains dogs for other applications and has provided dogs for Australian Outback Spectacular, Paradise Country and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Craig’s unique affinity with dogs along with his background in dog training seamlessly demonstrates what working dogs are bred to do. Good friend and highly skilled sheep shearer, Jeff Regan will also be presenting at the Expo in a presentation that is both engaging and highly entertaining. F