Story: Farm dogs

All in a day’s work

All in a day’s work

Dogs work hard on hill or high-country properties. Here, a dog is racing up a ridge to head off a mob of ewes on Orari Gorge Station, South Canterbury, while two of its mates wait with the farmer.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-000399; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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Clive Dalton, 'Farm dogs - Feeding, housing and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Clive Dalton, published 24 Nov 2008