"Livestock Protection Dogs, provides the answers ranchers, farmers, suburban livestock owners, and dog lovers need concerning these unusual canines." -- (Dog & Kennel Magazine, August 2004)
About the Author
David Sims and Orysia Dawdiak have achieved international fame for their pioneering work with livestock protection dogs. For years they have championed the age-old practice of using dogs to guard herds and flocks. With the environmental damage caused by poisons and traps, livestock guardian dogs provide an ecologically sound, safe and economical alternative for farmers and ranchers trying to reduce their losses. In Livestock Protection Dogs, David and Orysia share their "hands-on" experience with you. This complete guide will tell you all you need to know, including the authors revolutionary discoveries on temperament testing these breeds. This extraordinary book is chock full of useful information.