Our Winter 2018 e-edition is now available! Learn how to understand livestock guardian dogs so you can use them to their best ability on your homestead. From caring for aging working dogs, to what different barks mean, and much more.
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Our Winter 2018 e-edition features articles on utilizing livestock guardian dogs on your homestead. Learn about caring for aging working dogs, causes and solutions of pack conflicts, and much more. Plus adding new LGDs to the Pack!
+ A Letter to Readers: Man’s (and Livestock’s) Best Friend — From Pam Freeman, Countryside Editor
+ Meet & Greet With Brenda Negri — Author, rancher, and LGD owner, trainer, and consultant.
Feature Livestock Guardian Dog Stories
+ Barking is the Language of Dogs — Learn what they are trying to tell you.
+ Prepare Livestock Guardian Dogs For Summer — Presummer care and maintenance for your LGDs.
+ Pack Conflicts: Causes and Solutions — Restoring peace and health to your livestock guardian dogs.
+ LGD Pack Size Affects Success — The numbers game.
+ Protect Your Poultry With Livestock Guardian Dogs — Important tips for raising LGDs to guard fowl.
+ The Care of Aging Guardian Dogs — Helping your senior working dogs thrive with special care.
+ Adding New Dogs Into an Existing Livestock Guardian Dog Pack — Keeping the peace when newbies arrive.
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