A good livestock guardian dog is one of the best investments you can make for your homestead, but it isn’t as simple as tossing any old dog out into the pasture and hoping for the best. This post is all about succeeding with a livestock guardian puppy and molding it into a successful mature guardian.
Dogs are awesome. They provide companionship, can protect you, and they are almost always thrilled to see you.Dogs are a staple member of the farm and homestead team, and they have been since humans started to settle down. Let’s look at some specific roles for our canine friends on a homestead.
Have you ever wondered what the best protectors are to watch over the critters on your farm? Are you weighing the options between fencing types, using donkeys, alpacas, llamas, or livestock guardian dogs? At HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest we’ve tried and tested all options in two of the harshest environments for ‘big predators’ in […]