10 Common Homesteading Myths

There’s no doubt that homesteading is becoming more popular (and for good reason). For many families, being cooped up during quarantine had them dreaming of more land and reconnecting with nature. Here’s the thing… as great as homesteading and having a small farm is, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there. It’sContinue reading “10 Common Homesteading Myths”

LGD Health and Nutrition: The Role of Body Condition Scoring

Health and nutrition go hand in hand. We all try to ensure that our animals are cared for in the best way, but have you ever been confused by feeding recommendations? We’ve tried a few different dog food brands and every one had a different feeding chart. None of them seemed to take into accountContinue reading “LGD Health and Nutrition: The Role of Body Condition Scoring”

Behavior and Training Considerations for your LGD

Deciding on a Livestock Guardian Dog can be a big decision, but committing to training them may seem even more daunting. Here are a few key things to keep in mind. 1. Purchase from farms where the dog or parents (for pups) are working, preferably with the same species you want to protect.  2. SetContinue reading “Behavior and Training Considerations for your LGD”

Checking Your LGD’s Vital Signs

Did you know that while most people have a first aid kit and are prepared for an accident or emergency situation for their family, far fewer are ready when it comes to their animals? It’s time to change that. Let’s brush up on some skills together – starting with how to check your livestock guardianContinue reading “Checking Your LGD’s Vital Signs”