Not a Good Start to the Year!

Not a Good Start to the Year!

Winnie got injured. Emergency vet call to come out and stitch her back up. She crawled through the water tank to get to the other pen of sheep. Something was in there. She got caught on an exposed piece of welded wire and ripped her side...
End of the Year, Sofia is Growing

End of the Year, Sofia is Growing

Last day of 2015. Sofia goes out with us to feed every morning. Here she is learning how to sit quietly and guarding the hay. She also loves the rams. There is one that comes up to her to have his face licked every morning and...
Sofia is Growing Up

Sofia is Growing Up

Sofia is growing fast. She is going out with the ewes under supervision and doing well. We are really pleased, she has the best instincts at a younger age than any guardian dog we have ever...
Sofia Meets the Other Dogs

Sofia Meets the Other Dogs

Sofia has arrived and is settling in. She is small enough to get out of every pen and can crawl through the welded wire panels. She is so excited that we are concerned she will run the regnant sheep a bit too much so we are keeping her separate from but adjacent to...
Sofia our new Guard Dog Puppy

Sofia our new Guard Dog Puppy

It’s time for us to get another guard dog puppy. We need to have dogs coming up all the time to be sure we have enough dogs to guard our sheep. This time we’ve selected a Karakachan puppy. We are eagerly waiting for Hopping Acres Sofia to...