What is my Golden Retrver thinking? Her babies?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mychi3136, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. mychi3136

    mychi3136 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]We have six chicks and our dog Jenny is very protective and interested in the babies, should we be concerned? She only watches and smells and licks them gently..
     
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  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My German Shepherd does the same thing. When we let the chicks in the yard to scratch around, she lays right by them and protects them hawks and our cat. Some dogs just feel the need to protect smaller, weaker animals. But mine is a German Shepherd, a herding breed. yours is a Golden Retriever, a bird dog, hahahaha.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwwww. She is just being a protective mommy. Enjoy them. Welcome to BYC by the way, so glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
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  4. mychi3136

    mychi3136 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Glad to be here!
     

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