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Endangered Species May Avoid Being Killed If Farms Used Guard Dogs
2013-11-27 07:04:25

A new study from the University of Kent reveals that guard dogs can significantly reduce conflicts between livestock and large carnivores, such as cheetahs and leopards.

2012-04-16 23:00:08

Dogs have proven to be one of the most effective home security options available which is why HomeSecurityGuru.com has created a Family Watchdog and Guard Dog Guide that outlines the strengths

2009-04-18 13:11:49

City officials in Naples, Italy, deny they have spent nearly $786,600 on a breeding program for mastiffs, the stout guard dog that is a status pet of the mafia. The mastiff, said to date to Roman times, once ranked among Italy's most popular guard dogs.


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Mucuchies
2013-06-22 15:36:30

The Mucuchies, also known as the Venezuelan Sheepdog, is a breed of domestic dog that originated from Venezuela. The breed is thought to have been developed after Spanish mountain dogs were brought into the area in the sixteenth century, serving as guard dogs and herd dogs. These dogs were bred with other dogs that may have included the Pyrenean mastiff, the Spanish mastiff, or various sheepdogs. After years of selective breeding were conducted to develop a strong working dog, the Mucuchies...

Tibetan Mastiff
2013-06-19 12:40:48

The Tibetan Mastiff is a breed of domestic guard dog that originated in Asia, where it was used to guard livestock, palaces, tents, villages, and monasteries. The breed was known by many names in different regions, including Bhote Kukur, which translates to “someone from Tibet” and “dog” in Nepali. The term mastiff was once used to denote a number of large breeds, but the Tibetan mastiff is not a true mastiff. The Tibetan Mastiff was very popular in England in the early nineteenth...

Formosan Mountain Dog
2013-06-18 13:24:36

The Formosan Mountain dog, also known as the Taiwan Dog, is a breed of domestic dog that can be used in many jobs including guarding, rescuing, and hunting dogs. The breed was developed in part by four major events in Formosa’s history. These were the Dutch settlement that occurred there in 1624, which caused crossbreeding between the pointer or greyhound type dog known as the Flying Dog, the Japanese control of the area, cross breeding between this breed and the German shepherd dog during...

Portuguese Cattle Dog
2013-06-13 16:48:55

The Portuguese cattle dog, known by its original name Cão de Castro Laboreiro and other English names, is a breed of domestic livestock guarding dog that originated from Portugal. Its original name means “Dog from Castro Laboreiro” and refers to its city of origin, Castro Laboreiro. The history of this breed is largely unknown, although many stories exist about its development occurring in the 1800’s. It is thought that the modern breed is descended from guard dogs that existed before...

Bully Kutta
2013-06-13 16:29:21

The Bully Kutta, also known simply as the bully or the Pakistani Mastiff, is a breed of domestic dog. The breed originated the Punjab and Sindh areas of Pakistan, where it was most often used as a guard dog. The first part of its name, Bully, is derived from the English word bull and from its similarities to bulldogs, while the second term, Katta, means dog in many South-Asian languages. This breed reaches an average weight between 140 and 210 pounds and a height between 28 and 35 inches,...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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