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Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs

How They Guard Sheep

by Cat Urbigkit

School And Library, 32 pages, Boyds Mills Pr, List Price: $15.95 |


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Simple text and expressive photographs demonstrate how guardian dogs—in breeds imported from Europe—are raised with sheep and instinctively know that there job is to protect the herd from predatory animals among the Rocky Mountains.

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