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Live in Apex NC and looking for a working LGD for my goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Tmaxson01, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Tmaxson01

    Tmaxson01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm having a hard time finding a livestock guardian dog that is already trained and ready to protect my sweet little goats. We recently had a doe kid and I'm starting to get really worried that something is going to get her. If anyone has any information that would be helpful and I'm willing to travel to neighboring states for the right dog.
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe these will help.
    I've bought a dog from Peavine Hollow, but don't have peronal experience with the others
    http://www.maremmaclub.com/maremmabreeders.htm




    http://www.peavinehollow.com/PHF dogs.htm

    Reynolds, Mark N.
    Schuyler, VA 22969
    434-831-2688
    e-mail:
    [email protected]
     
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  3. Tmaxson01

    Tmaxson01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much, I'll check them out.
     
  4. Mzyla

    Mzyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Already trained dogs doesn't come cheap. They cost approx. $800 +-
    Puppies are less expensive, but you need to train them yourself and they won't be fully efficient untill 1 year old.
    Good luck in finding the perfect dog for you! I know you love your goats and want to protect them.

    Here is couple more links.
    http://www.gregorypoultry.com/index.html

    http://gsquaredranch.weebly.com/guardian-dogs-for-sale.html

    http://www.nextdaypets.com/directory/dogs/da291f8b-83e1.aspx

    http://www.wagonwheelranch.org/guarddogs.htm

    And don't be discouraged, when you happen to find the right dog several States away. There are Pet Transportation Services" with very competitive pricing;anywhere from $110 - to 150
     
  5. Tmaxson01

    Tmaxson01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     

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