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The farm dog of your dreams might be waiting for you - at a shelter or animal rescue center.
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Who says you have to have a big strong dog to help on the farm?
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a dog that only weighs 25-to-30-pounds, has very short legs, fox-like ears, and not much of a tail. They’re considered a dwarf breed, but they are captivating...
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Before you bring home man’s best friend, do your homework to be sure you’re choosing the right one
I know several people who wanted a dog, visited an animal shelter, and had their heart strings tugged by a sad-eyed pup who ended up going home with them.  An impulse decision isn’t always...
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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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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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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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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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If you're looking for an all-around farm dog that will bond with your family and the livestock, consider an English Shepherd. Properly trained, these dogs can be valuable farm hands. Radio...

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