Training Offered Paducah, Texas  

Championship Training

Larry Burkes and Buster, above, qualified for the 2006 and the 2007 National Nursery Cattle Dog Championship Finals, and qualified for the 2009 National Open Cattle Dog Finals. As the youngest dog competing in 2006, Buster placed 6th at the National Finals in Big Lake, TX. In 2007, he placed 5th at Torrington, WY.


Qualified Stock Dogs will be accepted for training at Burkes Ranch in Paducah, TX as space is available. Please call or email Larry or Lita Burkes for availability and pricing.

  • Dogs MUST be of herding breeds and show instinct for working ability.
  • Kennels are outside with shelter provided.


Larry's quote: I've come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the life of my dogs. It's my personal approach and my daily mood that creates the climate of each training session...More from Larry on training.