Two Sheepdogs Protected Flock During BC Wildfire

Maremma sheepdogs have been bred for generations to guard sheep so when raging wildfires forced Lynn Landry to abandon her flock of sheep and Sophie and Tad, her two Maremma sheepdogs, she knew that if the dogs managed to survive the fire they would never abandon their charges. When the Landrys were finally able to return after 20 days they found Tad and Sophie in a field, surrounded by the sheep.

The dogs have become international heroes, but thankfully, Ms Landry said, the fame has not gone to their heads.

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