Tag Archive: Australian Shepherds

Sheep Ranching in the 1930′s

“We had as many as 25 dogs on the ranch. Usually a full-band herder would have two or more dogs with him throughout the year. Often he would also have a puppy in… Continue reading

Turn of the 20th Century

L. H. Durant, a large rancher from Los Angeles, California used four different breeds on his ranch and considered each one essential for its particular work including Airedales for tending sheep. He said, “I… Continue reading

Fall Roundup – How Cowdogs Saved the Day

Autumn is the time of the year when livestock is rounded up and gathered to be shipped to market.  Calves are collected and weaned and any that weren’t marked during the spring are… Continue reading