Some interesting links and pictures from around the world.
Livestock guardian dog comprehensive resource about both companion and working dogs.
Brought to you by the Livestock Guardian Dog Association of LGD-L; providing substantive information to both prospective and current LGD owners on training, care, and purchase of pet and working LGDs.
From Canismajor.com, about Livestock Guard Dogs. They pursue ancient work as shepherds' aides.
Live Stock Guardian Dog List. How to join the list and archives of LGD-L.
Carpathian and Mioritic dogs. Photos, show results, standards.
If you want to obtain more information about these three rare breeds, here you will meet them, with pictures and stories.
Pictures and information about their training and history, with special emphasis on the Turkish native breeds:Akbash Dog, Kangal Dog, Tazi, Kars Dog, and Anatolian Shepherd; including an article on Mastiff origins.
This article first appeared in Sheep magazine and in the Dairy Goat Journal in 1995. Giving advice for using livestock guarding dogs against predators.
Guard dogs are an effective method to reduce predation on livestock. [Publication by Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.]