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How Livestock Guard Dogs Work | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Understanding how LGD’s work but also why other breeds or crosses with non-LGD breeds are not likely to perform this same outstanding job.

Bringing Home a New Livestock Guardian Dog | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Jan Dohner explains how to house train, bond with stock or poultry, and socialize with children and family dogs.

Strick 083

Yellow-white harmony of colours... Model Roziann, Make-up by Estée Lauder :-) Descending Mt. Strick, Switzerland.

Glentanner Station Mt Cook High Country Sheep Station New Zealand

Glentanner is a working high country sheep station near Mt Cook National Park running Merino sheep, Hereford cattle and Red deer as well as tourism activities

Border Collie - Sheepdog trials

Border Collie at sheepdog trials on mull august 2010

AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD Dog Art Print by Artist DJ Rogers

About the Artwork:This is a professional open edition Giclee' print by artist David J. Rogers.The artwork is printed from an original watercolor painting, and comes directly from the studio of watercolor artist DJ Rogers. The detail and color are outstanding. Print is on high quality acid free watercolor paper with archival inks to look and feel just like the original. A Certificate of Authenticity is also included.Print sizes are:5 X 7 inches8.5 X 11 inches11 X 14 inches13 X 17 inches16 X…

Border Collie with Préalpes sheep

Elfie our border collie keeps an eye on the sheep

Raising the Livestock Guardian Dog Puppy - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

It is common to receive conflicting advice on how to raise a full time working LGD. There are slightly different ways to introduce a LGD puppy to livestock and foster the bond between them. The method you use depends greatly upon your situation.

The 4 Commands Your Livestock Guardian Dog Must Know: Come, Leave It, Off, and Look at Me — For Love of Livestock

Whether you have a Great Pyrenees or another livestock guardian dog (LGD) breed, you’ll need to do some obedience training with your dog. It doesn’t matter if you’re raising your dog as a pet or as a livestock guardian. All LGDs are large and powerful dogs, so you need to teach them to listen to you

Herdwick Shepherd: The life that has transfixed 45,000 people

The Herdwick Shepherd, aka James Rebanks, now has a book and 45,000 Twitter followers.