Livestock Guadians by Tamara Taylor

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Too many livestock owners have experienced “predation” problems first hand. These people have discovered that a “predator” is not always a mountain lion or a hungry coyote. It can be a stray dog or even a family pet. When one of these predators strikes either in fun or with the […]

Interview with Lorna and Ray Coppinger on Origin of Dogs

Wondering about the origin of dogs? You may be interested in: “”Dogs: A Startling New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior & Evolution” a book by Raymond and Lorna Coppinger The Coppingers admit that there is “no appreciable differences” in the genetics of coyotes, dogs, jackels and wolves, and note that […]

Livestock Guarding Dogs (Ba Kiwanuka)

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Livestock guarding dogs and livestock herding dogs both fall under the umbrella category of sheepdogs, but it is important to understand that these are two very different dog breeds. Livestock Guardian Dogs (LGDs) were developed and bred to protect livestock from predators such as: wolves, jackals, coyotes, baboons, leopards, bears […]