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People Magazine: Hero Great Pyrenees Who Protected Sheep from Coyote Pack Could Win Farm Dog of the Year Award

AFBF Staff

A Georgia dog who attacked a pack of coyotes to protect sheep on his farm — and his pregnant partner — may earn an award for his bravery!

The 2-year-old canine, a Great Pyrenees named Casper, is in the running to become the People's Choice Pup winner of the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) Farm Dog of the Year competition.

The honor "celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers in producing nutritious food for families and their pets across America," per the AFBF's website.

The 2024 People's Choice Pup will be awarded a "$1,000 cash prize from Purina."

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