Fencing and Your LGD

Whether you already have an LGD with a strong desire to wander, you have a puppy, or you are considering an LGD, one of the big conversations you need to have is fencing. All LGD breeds are known to wander, and historically this has been because farmers lived and moved with their sheep. Farmers eitherContinue reading “Fencing and Your LGD”

Kidding and Lambing Season with Your LGD

The next few months mark the beginning of lambing and kidding season. This is an equally exciting and busy time for us farmers. We all love baby animals, and this is one of our favorite times of year. It can also be stressful, particularly if you end up losing a baby or its mother. TheContinue reading “Kidding and Lambing Season with Your LGD”

Beginner Interactions Between Your New LGD and Livestock

Livestock Guardian Dogs in-training should always start off on a leash. It doesn’t matter whether they are an adult LGD that’s been rehomed or rescued, or if it’s a brand-new puppy. Having your LGD on a leash to start out allows you to be in control of the dog. Animals can react fearfully at times,Continue reading “Beginner Interactions Between Your New LGD and Livestock”

Shelters for LGDs

With winter finally showing up with our first snow of the season expected tomorrow I wanted to discuss shelters for livestock guardian dogs. Now LGDs mostly originated from colder climates and like to be outside in the cold. Most of us with LGDs keep our dogs outside twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.Continue reading “Shelters for LGDs”

Final Autumn Photoshoot

This week of Thanksgiving will be bittersweet as we say goodbye to our puppies as they go to their new homes. We are very thankful that they’re going to wonderful homes where they will be cherished and given a purpose to work. Here are the photos of our final autumn photoshoot, as of Monday, NovemberContinue reading “Final Autumn Photoshoot”