Things I Love

I love watching the puppies grow into mature guardians. They are not yet 4 months old and they are so well behaved with their sheep. They patiently watch as their sheep exit the night pen and head out to graze. Morning chores happen about 5 am here, it’s dark and quiet and really very peaceful….

Puppies

Our vacation was wonderful and coming home to puppies made it just that much better. I can’t believe what a difference a couple weeks can make. We really missed these little monsters 🙂   Maremma puppies look all cute and innocent, until someone bites a sibling… Then it’s “Game-On” and the fighting starts. I love…

One Week Old

The puppies are officially one week old now and subtle differences are starting to appear. Some are bigger, they range in weight now from 1 lb 14 oz all the way to 2 lbs 12 oz, their coats are changing, and their pads and noses have begun to fade to black. Some of the puppies…

The Waiting Game

We are anxiously awaiting the newest additions at Tower Ranch. According to the x-ray 8 Maremma puppies are due any minute… Part of a Livestock Guardians job is to keep their charges where they are supposed to be. They don’t herd the animals, I can’t ask them to move the sheep from point A to…