Is a Livestock Guardian Dog the Right Choice? – Countryside

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Is a Livestock Guardian Dog the Right Choice? – Countryside

Add to Favorites Using a livestock guardian dog dates back more than 2,000 years. Dogs bred for the purpose of protecting livestock from predators and thieves were necessary when nomadic people roamed thousands of acres while raising sheep and cattle. The livestock guardian dog would be placed among a herd or flock and left to stay with the animals.