Many livestock producers have learned the value of adding livestock guardian dogs to their farms. Key factors to raising successful livestock guardian dogs include acquiring dogs from working lineages; bonding of pups to the species to be protected at an early age; and managing the dogs in a working partnership with the shepherd. 1. Purchase […]
After subscribing to The Shepherd magazine for more than a decade, and keeping every back issue as a resource, I was disappointed when I received the December 2011 issue and read that the magazine was going to be discontinued.