All in a Day's Work: Callie the Livestock Guardian Dog


Hi all! My name is Callie. I'm a Maremma Sheepdog - one of the breeds called livestock guardian dogs.

This is me when I was a puppy. Everyone thought I looked like a little lamb. Wasn't I just adorable?

Maremma puppy

Last month my brother Augie was interviewed for our mom’s GRIT blog. Now it is my turn to talk!

Augie told everyone a lot about livestock guardian dogs, but what I really want to tell you is what we do all day.

First, I have to tell you that my day is not like the day of every livestock guardian dog. That is because we all have different jobs, depending on where we live and who we live with.

5/19/2012 9:59:18 PM

Thanks, Dave--I didn't know anything about that! Will have to check it out. Hope you're having a nice spring at your place!

5/19/2012 4:49:36 AM

Marie, congrats on being featured in the new GRIT Country, the digital companion to GRIT, it has more useful and valuable information on do-it-yourself projects, gardening, cooking, farm animals and more, in a short, interactive digital issue. Have a great day on the homestead.

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