Sunday, August 7

Sunday Dose of Cute: Marta Beast in Beagle Training

Marta Beast working on her junior beagle badge 1 -

More photos below. . .
Marta Beast working on her junior beagle badge 2 -

When beagle Bert joined our farm family back in December, he immediately began hanging out with Daisy and Marta and working on his junior guard dog badge.

Now livestock guardian Marta Beast—who looks so different with her summer cut—has started tracking rabbits and going for her junior beagle badge.

Want to see more of our goofy but ferocious girl? Marta's fluffy white adorable pup pics are here, and there are lots more photos of her here and here.

©, where each dog has their own specific jobs, and everybody wants to branch out. There's nothing like watching a beagle trying to herd sheep. (Yep, Bert's going for his junior stock dog badge, too. We need to get him a little vest for all his badges.)


  1. So Bert's teaching is going better than Marta Beast: Isn't that always the way it goes.

  2. ...and by the way, Marta Beast is soooooo happy to have her summer cut. WWWHHEEEWWW!!

  3. Bert's vest will be something to see! The rabbits,sheep,moles,chickens,sticks,eggs... he is great fodder for photos and I am always happy when he shows up!

  4. My first beagle earned his tugboat badge by baying whenever we came into port - the dog kennels were up by the stacks on the topmost deck of the ocean liner and he would bay when the horns blasted. He confused the tugboat and ship captains so much that for the first time in the history of this ocean liner they allowed a dog in a stateroom! Beagles are so versatile!

  5. a herding beagle, how funny

  6. Good for Marta that she is branching out too! :)

  7. Is Bert the "Boss" of Marta and Daisy?

    These dogs are just too much fun!!



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