Solve Your Predator Problems With Livestock Guardian Dogs, Donkeys, Llamas and More

Readers share stories of how their brave homestead companions patrol pastures and keep predators at bay.

Guardian Llamas
While not as aggressive as dogs, guardian llamas have many advantages. Llamas don't bark or jump fences, usually bond quickly with livestock and don't require specialized foods, because they graze on pasture.
Illustration by Carolyn Guske