rouxcrew wrote: My LGD's have to be amiable because of all the foot traffic on the farm. They babysit students kids, keep an eye on me, and still wander around with my sheep. A good one is marvelous, but when you do get ready, get one started properly, and from a place with a history of good dogs. Purebred is not the issue, most are "mixed" but only guardian breeds. And one raised in someone's back yard won't be bonded to the livestock.
Don't have a picture of our new girl yet, but here is one of our old guy, Squishy, when he was a bit younger.
Love your kikos, can't wait to see a picture of your buckling.