Training My Dog to Like My Birds in 5 simple steps

My sweet labradoodle is the smartest, most loyal dog I’ve owned. His loyalty is deeper than deserved. But training my dog to like my birds? For that I do deserve some credit. As I type tonight, my labradoodle is a black-and-gray-streaked crescent curled at my feet. His long nose wraps across his front paw to lie down parallel with my right […]

Train Your Dog to be Chicken-Friendly

Some days homesteading is oh-so-hard. If you’re trying to train a dog to be off leash around free-ranging chicken or ducks, you may feel you’re facing an insurmountable challenge.  I can’t promise success, but I can offer hope. It probably won’t be easy. It probably won’t be quick… But you’re a homesteader. You never expect quick or easy. You know good […]