Finding the best farm dog breeds all depend on the work that the dog is expected to do, whether that be herding, protecting, or controlling pests.
A cattle dog is born and raised to contribute to the ranching lifestyle — and, most importantly, to work.
The winner of the 2020 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award is Flint, an Australian shepherd owned by Utah Farm Bureau members Rhett and Beth Crandall.
Farmer Veteran Coalition of Michigan and Red Hive Golden Retrievers awarded Freedom’s Belle, the first Operation Farm Dog, to Army veteran Greg Babcock.
A new study out of Florida International University has proven that dogs are truly more than man’s best friend — they may be an agricultural industry partner. The study evaluated the use of scent-discriminating canines for the detection of laurel wilt-affected wood from avocado trees and the results are promising. Julian Mendel, Kenneth G. Furton, […]
An Australian farm dog has been making headlines over the weekend after saving a 3-year-old girl lost in the bush overnight. When little Aurora went missing Friday at 3 p.m., the 17-year old blue heeler named Max, who is deaf and partially blind, was right by her side. In fact he stayed with her for […]
A farmer from Pierce County, Washington took matters in his own hand when a drunk driver drove through his gate over the weekend. After the farmer boxed in the man’s white Subaru Crosstrek with his tractor, the 25-year-old male took off on foot across the pasture and jumped in a large container to hide. Little […]
The Farmer’s Daughter USA asked some of her favorite agriculture bloggers to tell her about their farm dogs.