LIVESTOCK GUARD DOGS GROW IN POPULARITY AMONG RANCHERS
RANCHERS FIND GOOD HELP MANAGING LIVESTOCK
Livestock guard dogs (LGD) are becoming an increasingly popular tool in livestock management. A well-trained LGD will alert handlers to threats, ward off predators, and give ranchers peace of mind.
Breeds developed over centuries by sheep- and goat-herding cultures. Anatolian shepherds, Akbash, Great Pyrenees, Kuvasz, and Central Asian shepherds are some of the best choices, according to the American Kennel Club.
Choosing a dog for the task thought and research. An LGD is not a pet.
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