Livestock guardian dog Archive

Livestock Guardian Dogs For Chickens

One of the biggest obstacles chicken owners need to overcome is predators. Chickens are delicious to all sorts of species, after all. A flock owner can deter smaller predators like snakes and falcons with some carefully placed chicken wire or mesh. What about larger ...Read More

Kuvasz Dog Breed Info

Kuvasz is a large, sturdy breed of livestock guardian dog. Originating in Hungary, the Kuvasz has a thick, wavy white coat. It was originally used as a royal guardian and the name Kuvasz is believed to derive from the Turkish word “Kawasz”, meaning “armed ...Read More

Rafeiro do Alentejo, a LGD Breed from Portugal

‘The gentle giant’ The Rafeiro do Alentejo, with ‘ Rafeiro’ meaning ‘Mongrel’ (mixed breed) and ‘Alentejo’ as a reference to the Alentejo region in South Portugal. This breed is also known as the Portuguese Mastiff or the Portuguese Watchdog. This impressive dog breed is ...Read More