Herd/Guard Listings


Sheldon  Ballas Heinsburg   Posted:  2018-10-17 
Breed:  Maremma   Quantity:  4   Price:  $300
6 Maremma pups - 2 males and 2 females (2 are sold). Born September 13, 2018 and will be ready to go mid November. Raised with sheep, pigs, chickens and other cats/dogs. Call or text and I can send pic's if interested.
Phone:  780-645-0429  
 

Canterbury Farm Vanderhoof   Posted:  2018-10-13 
Sean & Laurie  Rodgers
Breed:  New Zealand Huntaway   Quantity:  7   Price:  500
Pups available October 28th. Both working parents. Pups will be dewormed, vet checked and have their 1st shots. Pups have been exposed to many farm animals including chickens.
Phone:  250-567-5572  
 

Ryan  V Picture butte   Posted:  2018-10-13 
Breed:  Maremma   Price:  $450
Maremma puppies. They have their first shots and dewormer. The mother and the puppies are with some sheep They are good guard dogs. 1 male left, 4 females left. The puppies will have there first shots. $450 per pup I live by Picture Butte. Please call or text 403-382-5433
Phone:  403-382-5433  
 

Stephanie  Cowles Spirit River   Posted:  2018-10-12 
Breed:  Pyrenees/Anatolian/Bouvier   Quantity:  3   Price:  $400
Two 7 month old males (fawn coloured) and or a 22 month old male (black brindle). These pups have grown up with free-range chickens, ducks, cats, horses, cattle, sheep, and children. They will be ideal farm, family, acreage guardians who do not wander far from home. Very loyal, intelligent, and trainable, and looking for forever homes. If the older male goes, we will be keeping one of the younger males. References available.
Phone:  780-864-9218  
 

Jason  Lange Bezanson   Posted:  2018-10-07 
Breed:  Australian Kelpie/Heeler cross   Quantity:  7   Price:  $500
Born September 15th. 4 male and 3 females ready to go with first shots the week of November 12th. Father is a registered Kelpie; retired working cattle dog. Mother is a Red/Blue cross Heeler, just starting to work cattle.
Phone:  780-832-1604  
 

Ron  MacKay Claresholm   Posted:  2018-10-06 
Breed:  New Zealand Huntaway   Quantity:  2   Price:  Contact for details
2 male all black Huntaway pups. 1st shots ready to go. Parents are working dogs on sheep and cattle.
Phone:  403-625-2334  
 

7U Ranch McLeese Lake   Posted:  2018-10-05 
Tammy  Klassen
Breed:  Purebred border collie   Price:  $850
These are beautiful purebred pups with working bloodlines.There are 4 males and 4 females. 5 of these are tricolored.They were born Sept 1.They will be great stock dogs, trial dogs, or agility dogs.The dam works cattle and sheep on the ranch and is loved by the family. The sire also is a cattle dog with a good disposition. Grandsire is Elvin Kopp's champion dog Cody They will be registered with ABCA and have first shots with vet check.We are in Williams Lake BC but could meet close to Calgary.
Phone:  250-297-6648 Cell:  587-999-1275
 

Trevor  Bousquet Consort   Posted:  2018-09-24 
Breed:  Purebred Border Collie   Price:  2900$
1.5 year old started female border collie. Registered CBCA(sired by Jolie Vermettes "J.R. Vaquero" and my "Rio"). She has a very strong, clean heel bite. Started on sheep and has been working cattle for about six months. Very strong driving dog with small flanks. This dog works great in feedlot and alleys and picking up heels in the s-alley. She is not an outrunning dog yet, but could be with maturity. Best suited for a quite handler. Very obedient, always kenneled, no bad habits.
Phone:  403-575-4005  
 

Garth  Christofferson Holden   Posted:  2018-09-22 
Breed:  Pyrenees   Quantity:  5   Price:  475.00
Pups born July 2018, 3 female, 2 male, will have shots before pickup. Both parents are purebred, not registered
Phone:  780-920-9738  
 

Ken  Trout Sundre   Posted:  2018-09-21 
Breed:  Turkish Kangal/Maremma   Quantity:  10   Price:  450.oo obo
6 female and 4 males to choose from. Puppies are 3 months old and are up to date on shots and vet visits. Puppies are raised with sheep.
Phone:  403-998-9253  
 

Neil  Caskey Delburne   Posted:  2018-09-18 
Breed:  Maremma/Kuvasc   Quantity:  2   Price:  $1000.00 obo
I have a working pair of guard dogs, 4 years old. 1 intact male and a spayed female. These are good working dogs, not pets. I sold the flock and these dogs want some sheep to protect.
Phone:  403-749-2877  
 

Shannon  Gross Hanna   Posted:  2018-09-17 
Breed:  Full Blood Great Pyrenees   Price:  450.00
Full Blood Great Pyrenees livestock guardian pups for sale. 3 males and one female left. First shots, vet check and deworming done. Come from working parents, goats, cattle and chickens. Please text me for more info and pictures
Phone:  403-854-0619  
 
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  • are they another farmer or are they a broker?
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  • The agreement to purchase must be in writing

  • detailed livestock description (breed, sex, age, weight)
  • seller's name, full mailing address & phone numbers
  • your name, full mailing address & phone numbers
  • the specific address that the livestock are to be delivered to (legal land description)
  • the payment amount
  • terms of payment - e.g. part in advance with balance on delivery
  • Under the Alberta Sale of Goods Act all contracts for goods sold over $50.00 must be in writing.
  • Do not wait

    If you have put a down payment on your purchase but do not receive the livestock within the agreed upon timeframe then contact the seller immediately to get it resolved. If you are unable to resolve the problem you will need to put a stop payment on any other cheques to the seller so that you can limit your risk.

    If necessary you can take legal action to recover the outstanding payment. Please note that the maximum amount that you can pursue through small claims court in Alberta is $25,000. To recover an amount greater than this you will need to hire a lawyer and go through the Court of Queen's Bench.