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Dogs Take Loving Care of Goats (video)

National Geographic produced a wonderful 2-hour TV show called And Man Created Dog. In this selection we learn about a group of Pyrenees dogs who herd goats. The dogs are raised from birth with the goats so the goats become their family. In the morning they lead the herd out into the hills, going ahead to be sure all is safe. In the evening they bring them all back.

The farmer says “When we bring the goats in, we count the dogs, not the goats. Because if we have all of our dogs, we know we have all of our goats.” It’s an amazing story. You’ll love it.

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2:44PM PST on Feb 12, 2012

I love reading beautiful animal stories!!!!

11:02AM PST on Feb 12, 2012

My grandparents had a white Pyrenees when I was a child. They have a very soft coat. I really loved that dog!

10:59AM PST on Feb 12, 2012

Love ALL the animals!!!~~~~~

10:59AM PST on Feb 12, 2012

Love ALL the animals!!!~~~~~

5:56AM PST on Feb 12, 2012

Great story. Beautiful dogs. Happy goats.

3:34AM PST on Feb 11, 2012

Great story, beautiful dogs. Amazing what the dogs can do and know what to do.

5:30PM PST on Feb 10, 2012

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
---St. Francis of Assisi


2:13PM PST on Feb 10, 2012

Thank you.

11:33AM PST on Feb 10, 2012

What a wonderful story. It shows again just how smart our four legged companions are!!

8:19AM PST on Feb 10, 2012

Graet story. Thanks for posting.

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