Can my Guard Dog survive Goose mating season?

22 Feb 2021
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The geese are starting their mating season and my livestock guardian dog (Toby) is having a really tough time.
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  • Does Toby ever get to “hang out” with his dog dad?

    Anabela Da VillaAnabela Da VillaVor 18 Stunden
  • I would say that selecting the right breed for the location is important, but focus less on breed and more on personal traits. Mutts are healthier than purebreds in nearly every aspect, from unseen dangers like hip dysplasia and blood clots in golden retrievers and German shepherds to more prominent issues, like pugs and bulldogs having breathing problems bc of their face shapes. Not to mention, breeders have a terrible habit of being pieces of shit who treat their dogs like garbage.

    Ben DoverBen DoverVor 23 Stunden
  • Just when you thought it was safe to take a bath.....

    DreamsSketcherDreamsSketcherVor Tag
  • So to anyone who downvoted i can only assume you had the same initial worry as me: "should any dog be an outdoor dog?" After some research i found that yes, assuming the breed is right for the environment and lifestyle, many dogs actually do better amongst livestock It's almost like our ancestors who created all the different docile livestock already figured this out across cultures. Don't leave a pitbull in the snow: but various breeds including maremmas (tobydog's breed) are built for it. Additionally their nature id to be hyper protective.. a dog like tobydog would likely make a tough to nearly unmanageable house pet for even experts because without doing these tasks the dogs become hyper protective and under exercised . This leads to anxious dogs that chew up furniture, shit in the house , and bite strangers. With a purpose these dogs live happier and healthier lives outsods than if they were just being on a couch collecting cholesterol.

    torch1028torch1028Vor Tag
  • 3:07 onwards, “Billy don’t fight him!” “No Billy! I never even looked at him I swear!” “Oh Lordy he’s KILLLINGG HIM!” “I don’t ever want to see you again Billy! *sobs and runs away* “

    mfanwe Likeitmfanwe LikeitVor Tag
  • Questions from an amateur. Are female guardian dogs better/worse than male dogs? Are you raising your geese at approx 1:1 male/female ratio?

    iainh667iainh667Vor Tag
  • We have those dogs all over my village in south eastern France, they protect the sheep. Very nice guard dogs, and friendly if you meet one in the street but not house dogs. If you are hiking on the afternoon and surprise the herd and dog they can be agressive. The Shepard’s leave the herd with the white dogs alone out in the mountains most of the time then the sheepherder comes with collie dogs to herd them up. It makes sense they would make good geese guards ! Never seen that use here! The collies are more nippy and bite more then those dogs

    M DM DVor Tag
  • goosen'ts can be noosen'ts

    Amanda BigelowAmanda BigelowVor Tag
  • Idunno if this dudes Canadian or not but I’m subbing simply cuz of the Letterkenny clip. And lowkey that doggo is a handsome young pup n these videos are interesting n really well done Sorry about my DEhave name. It’s a lil out of place on a nice channel like this

    Mr. CU NTMr. CU NTVor 2 Tage
  • Congratulations! I love Toby! So so happy to see him get a friend to help guard the farm. THRILLED!!!! Prayers and blessings to you and yours!

    Anita BrewerAnita BrewerVor 2 Tage
  • Who would win? A trained adult canine with thousands of trained ancestors Or Goose's horny time

    Facu B. LucianiFacu B. LucianiVor 2 Tage
  • It seems obvious to all people who have working dogs to any extent but it always needs to be said that the most important part of getting a working dog working is through obsessive training when it is young and growing.

    ThatBugBehindYouThatBugBehindYouVor 2 Tage
  • I bet he can! If one of those geese gets out of line he will put it in his place. They all know he is the BOSS!

    BebaBebaVor 2 Tage
  • Great video, but when you said let loose the goose, you should have said, release the geese

    WellfedwhitekidWellfedwhitekidVor 2 Tage
  • Great video! Randomly found this, very enjoyable.

    B. P.B. P.Vor 3 Tage
  • Toby is a powder keg. You can see it in the eyes...

    Dax HallmanDax HallmanVor 3 Tage
  • tobys a good boy

    b t s nb t s nVor 3 Tage
  • Build that dog a proper house, jesus christ. Leaving a dog outside in that sub zero shit in a hut with 3 walls and no floor is almost abuse.

    Goo GlesuckzGoo GlesuckzVor 3 Tage
    • Toby's a maremma. This is literally what the breed is /designed/ for - to live outside 24/7, taking care of a flock, in mountain and cold conditions. Research the breed before being rude about it.

      NadarCosainAmberNadarCosainAmberVor 14 Stunden
  • Great video! Thank you for the very sound advice about getting the right breed for the situation, and the importance of doing research. Every working breed has characteristics bred in them which aren't going to change. We've had Jack Russell's for 25 years, they are a 120 pound dog in a 16 pound body with ADHD brains and a killer instinct for smaller creatures. As a result, many have been given up to shelters and rescues because people can't handle the uber-terrier in them (I'm on the board of a JRT rescue.) Our neighbor in Abruzzo has 2 huge Maremma's guarding his flock of sheep and his farm, they can be fierce and protective. I've learned to be careful when I walk that back road by the farm, LOL.

    JRThikerJRThikerVor 3 Tage
  • Thicc geese

    thirsty duckthirsty duckVor 3 Tage
  • How does Toby stay so clean ? He lives outside

    chris thomaschris thomasVor 4 Tage
  • goose on goose violence 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    catz1235catz1235Vor 4 Tage
  • Can't wait for that new puppy. Pretty soon we'll have 2 fluff balls patrolling the area.

    OmiOmiVor 4 Tage
  • Great video !

    Hello Sunshine !Hello Sunshine !Vor 4 Tage
  • My pair of white chinese geese are mating now, the goose has laid about 10 eggs so far. The male though, he's so aggressive I want to get rid of them. The geese run with my chickens and they free range, but this creates problems with my young son and visitors. Almost like we can't enjoy being outside anymore.

    Erica JeanetteErica JeanetteVor 4 Tage
  • You are are a very fit American!😉😗

    Arbër rëdrAArbër rëdrAVor 4 Tage
  • Horny Geese: Peace Was Never An Option

    BorisTheCat101BorisTheCat101Vor 4 Tage
  • Have you guys ever considered adding new birds to the property? Not sure what the bug issue is like in Vermont, but if you guys have tick issues in the spring and summer, then maybe look into getting a few guineas!

    InkImpaInkImpaVor 5 Tage
  • Your eye heterochromia is really cool looking

    dfgdfgdfgdfgVor 5 Tage
  • Ok what about 100 Toby sized geese vs 10 geese sized tobys?

    Upsidedown NuggetUpsidedown NuggetVor 5 Tage
  • You did a great job raising Toby.

    Angel SandovalAngel SandovalVor 5 Tage
  • You have a amazing ability to story tell in a very captivating way

    Flat CatFlat CatVor 5 Tage

    Anne SweeneyAnne SweeneyVor 5 Tage
  • Your bathroom up stairs you should put nice white cabinets. Your wife would like for storage. Would be easier when doing laundry

    Elizabeth CabatuanElizabeth CabatuanVor 5 Tage
  • 7:10 cabbage boi

    Stuck in ParadiseStuck in ParadiseVor 5 Tage
  • Tarp off boys..

    Phantom LimbPhantom LimbVor 5 Tage
  • How is Toby with strange humans?

    dermikerdermikerVor 5 Tage
  • Are you worried that the new gaurdian dog your getting. will be alot diffrent then tobe in how the dogs act and that i has a diffrent personality ?

    CtrlDemonCtrlDemonVor 5 Tage
  • All i hear is car horns no geese here

    Dovydas UrbonasDovydas UrbonasVor 6 Tage
  • 1:27 That slide tho lol

    Aymen DZAymen DZVor 6 Tage
  • My husky liked cabbage too. I think it's because it's crunchy.

    Steve the PirateSteve the PirateVor 6 Tage
  • You living the dream man

    QuagigitymireQuagigitymireVor 6 Tage
  • Cabbage eating dogs are underrated.

    Andrew McDonaldAndrew McDonaldVor 6 Tage
  • 2:30 she said “I like it rough daddy!”

    RohanRohanVor 6 Tage
  • This guy is cross breeding his dog with his duck, interesting

    trolololmfaotrolololmfaoVor 6 Tage
  • I’m glad you picked the maremma, the Great Pyrenees looks just like the maremma, but they tend to eat poultry and cats. I’ve heard countless stories of that. They’re definitely for large livestock. You made an amazing choice. My gsd isn’t a LGD but he’s trained to be. All it took was a couple “NOs” and boom he was fine around all my birds and rabbits. Crazy how fast they learn!

    NicoleNicoleVor 6 Tage
  • I really did do a threat analysis on the geese threat haha love your video's, thank u so much for sharing!

    Mark MMark MVor 6 Tage
  • Hi. You should write storybooks. Every one of your videos is a story. Very interesting to watch.

    Miroslav PankevichMiroslav PankevichVor 6 Tage
  • Oooh! Also Ron Swanson!! Are there any ganders in her group? If so are any of the ganders winking at her, or her to them?? The Parks & Recreation Group, Rock!

    Danyelle St.MarieDanyelle St.MarieVor 6 Tage
  • I thought that was a polar bear in the thumbnail.

    Johanna GeiselJohanna GeiselVor 6 Tage
  • No he wants a mateee..noww

    Barbara LewandowskiBarbara LewandowskiVor 7 Tage
  • Lol! If you gave Toby purple cabbage he’s probably not eat it. Wait, what, another dog?!? Oh my, I’m so happy for Toby!! What excellent news!

    Casey JudeCasey JudeVor 7 Tage
  • The geese woke up today and the first thing they chose is violence

    FearOurSkillsFearOurSkillsVor 7 Tage
  • Who would win in a fight - one Tobydog sized goose, or 20 goose sized Tobydogs?

    Adam PopandaAdam PopandaVor 7 Tage

    Lucy CooperLucy CooperVor 7 Tage
  • I got a couple questions 1:what breed is Toby? 2:does toby's breed get along with cats 3:has Toby been used as a climbing platform by the birds 4:did Toby try to play with birds 3:how old is toby

    Damien PazDamien PazVor 7 Tage
  • I hate goose mating season lol even 5% of geese dont survive it lol vicious basta*ds lol they are mentally unstable thats before mating time lol but dam they good eating :)

    Misty HillMisty HillVor 7 Tage
  • Goose pulls out knife: peace was never an option

    okuyasu nijimuraokuyasu nijimuraVor 7 Tage
  • Cool man.

    ExcesvExcesvVor 7 Tage
  • "Nice execution. You're doing terrific."

    Fluffhead A ManFluffhead A ManVor 7 Tage
  • I feel bad about your guard dog. At least the geese can engage in the mating chase. All Toby has to look forward is seeing others getting lucky.

    Antonio CostaAntonio CostaVor 7 Tage
  • Why did you decide to go with Dexter cattle?

    Kari JaquithKari JaquithVor 7 Tage
  • I love dogs and Toby is the most adorable after my 2 dogs of course!!

    Sandi SchrautSandi SchrautVor 7 Tage
  • LOL Toby eating the cabbage. What a good boy He's part of the Flock

    KTinOGKTinOGVor 7 Tage
  • -13 degrees.. he’s just laughing at our quarrels here in Wisconsin and the people in Texas haha It’s like a bath house but outdoors in Wisconsin. For geese. And oh my god Toby Dawg so friggin cute I want one I loves toby he a good boi I also love these Geese names.

    Chris AndersonChris AndersonVor 7 Tage
  • I love your channel but every time you use a measurement I have to use google to convert it. Either from pounds to kg or Fahrenheit to Celsius.

    mightyossmightyossVor 7 Tage
  • Had a 3 legged jack Russel that would hang out with my chickens. Even tossing them bread with him in the group.

    John NJohn NVor 7 Tage
  • Geese are a natural guard animals, maybe its competition

    my viewmy viewVor 7 Tage
  • untitled goose game vibe

    Ding Dong DoodDing Dong DoodVor 7 Tage
  • What a awesome dog.toby dog

  • that is a good dog

    M AllenM AllenVor 7 Tage
  • Toby is just the sweetest angel 👼 he leaves the dirty work for pablo the barcat.

    looduselapslooduselapsVor 8 Tage
  • I think u guyes can lern duck or bird egg hatching from a channel named a Chick named albert

    barada sankar roybarada sankar royVor 8 Tage
  • Rip samson

    barada sankar roybarada sankar royVor 8 Tage
  • "release the quackens!" love it! Toby needs his own channel!

    John JenkinsJohn JenkinsVor 8 Tage
  • I wonder, does his paws need any treatment for the cold??? I feel like my dog (black lab) needs some protection from that kind of bitter cold..

    TheSilverGarnetTheSilverGarnetVor 8 Tage
  • Why a 2nd dog ? If your intent is to breed Toby wouldn’t it be incest and mess up the gene pool? Or is Toby needing to be replaced?

    Chris LLChris LLVor 8 Tage
  • DEhave algorythm knows what I want to watch better than I do

    leo kohonenleo kohonenVor 8 Tage
  • I like this dog

    Toby SutherlandToby SutherlandVor 8 Tage
  • He looks like a Pyrenees. Are they similar breeds? Never heard of the other one.

    Oat lordOat lordVor 8 Tage
  • I enjoy your channel ((Toby) , I have 2 female maremma sisters almost 3 years old ! I live in the city they are well socialized companion dogs ! The most amazing breed I’ve dealt with smart , loyal , strong and cuddly not the breed for most unless you train well( for city) ! Look forward to your vids exciting to hear addition coming !

    MrUnibaker / StuartMrUnibaker / StuartVor 8 Tage
  • I love seeing your loving trusting relationship with beautiful winter hardy amazing Mr Toby !

    eliseeliseVor 8 Tage
  • I’m so glad you’re going to get a companion for Toby cause everybody should have a friend

    Catherine GiulianoCatherine GiulianoVor 8 Tage
  • Verbal corrections are more effective than yelling "no." A dog shouldn't "feel bad," and "know they did wrong" is 100% an anthropomorphism. They don't know they've done wrong- they know you're upset; there's a difference. After 35,000 years of coevolution, dogs read us incredibly well, but it doesn't mean they have the same value system as us and think ("know") they've done something wrong. I strongly encourage you to investigate the verbal correction for your next pup; when done properly it takes the trauma out of training. MA human-canine interactions

    Bears With GlassesBears With GlassesVor 8 Tage
  • Less talky more doggy

    Thomas SaliouThomas SaliouVor 8 Tage
  • Love how real you keep everything. The mismatch gloves... I have been there many times.

    FurKidsHavingFunFurKidsHavingFunVor 8 Tage
  • In the corporate world, Toby would be the ideal manager! He's awesome!

    Romeo GuerreroRomeo GuerreroVor 8 Tage
  • Super fine Dog you got there...Thanks...!

    steve shoemakersteve shoemakerVor 8 Tage
  • “Close proximity” as opposed to what? Distant proximity?

    MrMauidiverMrMauidiverVor 8 Tage
  • Very entertaining,, thankyou.

    6sense6senseVor 8 Tage
  • Toby is the face of patience

    Rodrigo Montero MíguezRodrigo Montero MíguezVor 8 Tage
  • I love this farm, i love the ducks, i love the geese, i love the cats, I love toby and I love this farmer dude. 10/10 all around guys.

    Stuart MillsStuart MillsVor 8 Tage
  • how are those tigers doing

    alex jacobsonalex jacobsonVor 8 Tage
  • Toby when he opens the gate: oh hooman your here.

    RyanBLOX ProductionsRyanBLOX ProductionsVor 8 Tage
  • I've prepped and cooked Guinea fowl. Never had one as a pet or pest deterrent. Lol. They are pretty though and hugely useful by the sound of it

    Ryan EssexRyan EssexVor 8 Tage
  • Before you commit to the duck pond. Mccray's country creamery 55 Alvord St, South Hadley, MA 01075. They have a duck pond, visit there on a nice summer day. After, you will not want a duck pond on ur property. You have to close the windows in ur car when you drive by.

    Mein KamphMein KamphVor 8 Tage
  • Toby was the name of my St Bernard. Best dog ever! Your Toby is a joy to watch.💖

    Margaret BischoffMargaret BischoffVor 8 Tage
  • My previous dog, a Belgian Malinois was raised with chickens and was trusted to guard the flock, my current dog, a German Shepherd was introduced to them and she ignores them but I’d never leave her alone with them.

    AronAronVor 8 Tage
  • Farm Geese are not always monogamous BUT wild geese usually are. ❤

    Pretty Bird the Pet GoosePretty Bird the Pet GooseVor 8 Tage
  • 20 geese are weak, it hurts, but theyd have to attack anything a lot in order to do an actual serious harm rather than scratches on skin

    João Vitor C.R.João Vitor C.R.Vor 8 Tage