Written by Megan Borbon at Naranjo Hills Farm When researching in preparation for our first Maremma, we joined multiple livestock guardian dog (LGD) Facebook groups. The repeated advice was LGDs cannot be unsupervised with poultry until 2 years old, or possibly 3 or 4 years old if they are slow to mature. […]
Effective January 1, 2002, all Maremma dogs must be tattooed (or microchipped)
Benson Ranch is 360 acres of open fields and wooded areas, including fifteen pastures of
The MSCA recommends spaying and neutering of guardian dogs not used in a breeding program.
Your investment in a Maremma Sheepdog is a long-term investment.
Barking is part of how LGDs do their jobs. There are 3 main types of barking.