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Whether you're in the market for a dog to herd livestock, protect property, hunt, or just be a companion to your family, you'll find some good candidates here!
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American Foxhounds don't herd or guard livestock, but they are great hunting dogs.
For hundreds of years, Foxhounds have been a popular breed with hunters, especially in the upper class. Even George Washington enjoyed fox hunting by riding with the hounds. Julie Lux is the...
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On this Minnesota farm, Great Pyrenees guard the family flock.
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Bob and Sarah Lea live a lifestyle most people would consider ambitious. On Milk and Honey Farm, their organic homestead tucked away in Cokato, Minnesota, the Leas have almost completely done away...
Great Pyrenees Self-proclaimed shepherds, the couple lives in an area where coyotes and other predators thrive. The survival of their flock often falls on a few furry shoulders -- their Great...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Do your research Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jeff Swearengen, conservation officer, Iowa DNR I grew up in Maryland with Chesapeake Bay...
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The Catahoula Cur is both beautiful and hard working
Radio interview source: Don Abney, Owner, Abney Catahoulas                       The Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog, also known as...
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If you're looking for a versatile dog to help with various chores around the place, consider a Giant Schnauzer. This dog can be a big help with livestock and predators. Radio interview source:...
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The Blue Heeler, also known as an Australian Cattle Dog, is one of the most popular herding breeds. Blue Heelers are named for their coloring and the practice of nipping at the heels of the animals...
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It's not unusual to see a horse pulling a heavy cart, but it's strange to see a dog doing it. The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog can do it and be a wonderful pet. Radio interview source:...
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Some dogs are just meant to live on acreages. If you're looking for one that will herd, livestock, and sound the alarm against predators, try an Australian Shepherd. Radio interview source: Liz...

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