Thursday, June 12, 2014

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Best Farm Dog Breeds

Best Farm Dog Breeds

Let your livestock help with the chores: Choose the proper dog breed for your needs, put pigs to work tilling the garden, utilize your chicken’s natural pest-control abilities, and learn why letting your chickens free range is a smart move.Read more...

Monday, May 5, 2014

Livestock Guardian Dogs

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Friday, April 11, 2014

LGDs — Handing Over the Torch

Guard Animals & Predator Control

LGDs — Handing Over the Torch

I imported Rico, my Estrela Mountain Dog, many years ago. He was trained up by my rescue Akbash, Glory. She was hard, but fair with him. Rico has been the alpha dog in my pastures for a very long time now, and I have not lost any of my goats or chickens or piglets, thanks to him and his guarding abilities. He has been outstandingRead More »

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Redesigned Resource Website Tackles Incontinence in Dogs

Redesigned Resource Website Tackles Incontinence in Dogs
At one time or another, just about every dog owner has discovered a puddle or ... The site also covers a variety of subjects related to your dog's health...

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Saving Sinatra

Saving Sinatra
Josephine Morningstar of Wilmington with her service dog, a Great Pyrenees, named Sinatra. Photo by Maureen Brady |