How Far Do Guard Dogs Roam from their Sheep?
J.C. Mosley1*, R.A. Frost1, B.L. Roeder2, S.L. Wells1, L.B. McNew1, and P.E. Clark3
Keeping range sheep 0.25 mile away from trailheads, campgrounds, or picnic areas during weekends, holidays, or other high potential recreation use periods should prevent most encounters between guard dogs and recreationists. The presence of wolves and grizzly bears on the landscape did not influence how far guard dogs roamed from their sheep.
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