Sunday, March 05, 2006

Weekend Dog Blogging #24: A Stock Dog's Work is Never Done


You Can Add Babysitting To Bear's Job Description

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7 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, you can tell how tiny those little cuties are next to Bear! Who, like all good babysitters, must have eyes in the back of his head!

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  2. I think Bear will have his hands full with all the babysitting he will be doing this spring with all the Mommas about to have babies.

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  3. Awww! That is just precious. Good job Bear, keeping all those babies out of trouble.

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  4. Hi Alisha,
    Ha ha, yes, I guess he must have eyes in the back of his head. Been a long time since I've had (or been) a babysitter. : )

    Hi Vickie,
    Bear, who faithfully accompanies me down to the barn at all hours of the day and night, is getting a little whupped. And so am I. I'm not sure how we're going to make it through the rest of lambing season. I know. I just need to think like a dog. Naps!

    Hi Sunidesus,
    He really is an amazing guy. LOVES his sheep!

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  5. Beautiful (handsome?) Bear! What is his heritage?? He looks positivitly related to a "mutt" dog I once had the benefit of knowing...

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  6. Hi Gina,
    Welcome to the farm! Thanks for your comment and email. My apologies for not replying to you sooner. I could have sworn I left you a reply here about Bear, but I was obviously wrong.

    Anyway, Lucky Buddy Bear is the product of an accidental liaison between two excellent stock dogs. His father is an Australian Shepherd, and his mother is an English Shepherd. He looks exactly like his mother only with much shorter legs (and he has that Aussie white on his chest).

    Somewhere I wrote at least one comment all about him, but naturally I cannot find them now. Click here to see Bear at work.

    His instincts are absolutely amazing, and they seem to kick in more and more every day. He is four years old now and very smart. So entirely different than Robin, my beagle, who has her own set of instincts and habits.

    Bear just adores his sheep. If you'd like to see more photos of him, simply put "Bear" or "Lucky Buddy Bear" into the search box at the top of the Farmgirl Fare homepage and hit "search this blog."

    Thanks again for taking the time to write. I hope I'll hear from you again, and I look forward to checking out your new blog, Raising Frolic. Welcome to the crazy world of blogging! : )

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  7. Thank you for this page I just joined the club, I am a dog lover and farm is the way to go.I love animals.I enjoy your page, keep it coming, thank-you.

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