Border Collie puppy in Scotland tries to stop older sheepdog from doing his job

A playful puppy who became jealous of an older sheepdog who was just trying to do his job clung onto his tail to stop him from herding the animals.

Footage shows nine-month-old Flo holding the tail of Sam, seven – both Border Collies – tightly in her tiny jaws.

She is seen pulling him back from the flock of sheep as he desperately tries to herd them in Inverurie, Scotland.

On several occasions, Sam attempts to spring towards the sheep but is blocked by the puppy’s grip.

Nine-month-old Flo holds the tail of Sam, seven - both Border Collies - tightly in her tiny jaws to prevent him from performing his sheepdog duties

Nine-month-old Flo holds the tail of Sam, seven - both Border Collies - tightly in her tiny jaws to prevent him from performing his sheepdog duties

Nine-month-old Flo holds the tail of Sam, seven – both Border Collies – tightly in her tiny jaws to prevent him from performing his sheepdog duties 

Sam tries several times to spring towards the sheep but is blocked by the puppy's grip

Sam tries several times to spring towards the sheep but is blocked by the puppy's grip

 Sam tries several times to spring towards the sheep but is blocked by the puppy’s grip

Eventually, the older dog manages to free himself, and races off across the field

Eventually, the older dog manages to free himself, and races off across the field

 Eventually, the older dog manages to free himself, and races off across the field

The two dogs (pictured), who are not related, were filmed in Inverurie, Scotland

The two dogs (pictured), who are not related, were filmed in Inverurie, Scotland

The two dogs (pictured), who are not related, were filmed in Inverurie, Scotland

Sam, who is not related to the cheeky puppy, finally manages to free himself with a dramatic sprint, which leaves Flo rolling on her back.

Owner Rory Gregor, 28, witnessed the whole hilarious episode and recorded the film in the Scottish field.

Mr Gregor, a contract shepherd, said: ‘Sam and I were trying to gather the sheep for vaccination.

‘Sam was trying to concentrate on his job, but Flo was too eager to play and wouldn’t leave him alone. It was hilarious to see.’ 

The sheep were being gathered for vaccination

The sheep were being gathered for vaccination

The hilarious episode was recorded by owner Rory Gregor, 28

The hilarious episode was recorded by owner Rory Gregor, 28

This hilarious episode was recorded by owner Rory Gregor, 28. Above, the cheeky pair and the sheep, who were being gathered for vaccination

Mr Gregor, a contract shepherd, said: 'Sam was trying to concentrate on his job, but Flo was too eager to play and wouldn't leave him alone'

Mr Gregor, a contract shepherd, said: 'Sam was trying to concentrate on his job, but Flo was too eager to play and wouldn't leave him alone'

Mr Gregor, a contract shepherd, said: ‘Sam was trying to concentrate on his job, but Flo was too eager to play and wouldn’t leave him alone’

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