Geese Facts

The average life span of Canadian geese is between ten and twenty-five years, however there are reports of life expectancy over thirty years in the natural environment. Reports of a pair in captivity lived over forty years until the male was killed in an accident. The female followed a few months later (McAtee 1924). Contributing […]

Geese Management

Less than forty years ago, the Canadian goose was rarely seen in many parts of the lower forty-eight, but as a result of restoration projects and an increase in both urban and suburban bodies of water, Canadian Geese are a common sighting. Many people recognize the sight and sound of the geese as the beginning […]

Border Collies to the Rescue

A recent report from Columbia, MD. Sheep dogs to chase [herd] the geese October 23, 2010|By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun Visitors to Columbia’s Lakefront promenade have increasingly been confronted by panhandling resident Canada geese, who had stayed away for years, chased by Glenn and Bud, the town’s two border collies. But two years after the last dog […]

Border Collies

Border collies are equipped with a keen eye and perfect  body posture to move the geese along without injury. Reputable companies train their dogs in obedience, agility, as sheep herders, and even sleds where basics of direction are learned. Gi, Haw, On by, Walk up. These dogs are masters at following commands across great distances, as […]