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maremma sheepdogs in Australia

Amarcord Augustus - "GUS", lives with Gary and Melissa Thompson at Ballina, Far North Coast of NSW Australia. Gus is guarding free range chickens, a goat and his family on a small farm.

Picutred here at 12 months old, meeting Briana, his mum for the first time since he was 8 weeks old.

Down to the local beach that allows dogs to play free, and they are making lovely friends and getting ready to play!
maremma sheepdogs

briana and gus maremma sheepdogs

The 2 little fox terriers (maremma chew toys) live with Gus. Briana had never really seen such small dogs and really was'nt quite sure what they were, but she was happy to have them running around madly with her and her son.

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

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