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The Book Shelf

As autumn marches forward, wood is being cut and stacked for winter-time use. I grow nostalgic for the enveloping warmth of wood heat and cooking on the wood stove (someday soon with our Waterford Stanley cookstove!). The following book fuels the feeling! "American Wood Heat Cookery" – by Margaret Byrd Adams For anyone interested in [...]

Grady’s Story

Canine Parvovirus (CPV), commonly referred to as Parvo, is a highly contagious disease most specific to dogs under 1 year old. There is a lot of fear, and fear-mongering, surrounding Parvo. The disease itself is not fatal, but the severe dehydration it causes in a short time, as well as secondary infections that result, are. [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:49:12-07:00October 9th, 2014|English Shepherds|0 Comments

An Expanded View of the English Shepherd Standard

By Krystal Beers This article contains our personal expanded view of the English Shepherd Standard. It is based on our research and experience breeding various species of rare heritage animals for conservation; and should not be misunderstood as being directed at individual persons. There is a set of standards for most things - from dogs [...]

By |2015-01-21T17:28:11-07:00October 2nd, 2014|English Shepherds|0 Comments