Sheep guard dogs return to central Idaho for summer-
The Idaho Mountain Express has an article today about how recreationists, bikers especially, should be aware of and deal with danger of sheep guard dogs. And we thought the danger was wolves! 😉
Domestic sheep return to local ranges. Recreationists should be prepared for possible run-ins with grazing bands. By Jason Kauffman. Idaho Mountain Express Staff Writer.
The Mountain Express circulates in south central Idaho. The danger from guard dogs is, of course, general throughout the mountains of the West. One biologist I knew in Eastern Idaho always walked with pepper spray in one hand and a club in the other when near bands of sheep.