Working Dogs: Pick a Perfect Pooch for Your Pastures

A working dog might make a great addition to your homestead. Herding dogs, livestock-guardian breeds, and vermin-control dogs such as Jack Russell terriers all have their special place on a well-run farm or ranch.

Illustration of a Great Pyrenees protecting livestock from predators
Livestock guardians, such as the Great Pyrenees, instinctively protect livestock, including poultry flocks.
Illustration By Elayne Sears