Raising a Dog in the CountryPractically the only things a city dog and a country dog have in common is canine DNA and love of snacks. Their lives couldn't be more different. "They have space, fresh air, grassy fields and room to run, freedom to poop wherever they want and so many delicious smells," says Wendy Wilson, who lives on an 80-acre hobby farm in Oakland, Oregon, with her Chihuahuas Petey and Cheech.
The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens around Your Family Dog - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites By John Woods, Founder of All Things Dogs Having chickens is a great way to save on buying eggs at the grocery store while having them cleaning up table scraps from large dinners. However, there are some challenges when keeping other animals, especially dogs, around chickens.