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Maremma field day held at the home of Jim and Margaret McArthur-Onlsow, Toowoomba, QLD Australia. A day we held to promote the maremma as a working dog. Jim and Margaret have 5 working maremmas guarding angora and boer goats.

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Linda and Katrina having a 'cuppa' on arrival.

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Caesar inspecting cars on arrival.

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Maremmas around the traps.

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Some pups arriving for display.

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What do you do with a maremma pup that goes beserk when you put a lead on her foor the first time? Why you carry her of course!

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Somehow I was the guest speaker, and I really have no idea what I am pointing to here!

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Caesar inspecting a puppy that does not live on his farm.

male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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