The herd protection dogs, called patous, are large dogs with a dominant character. They are used to protect sheep and goats from predators. The presence of these imposing dogs in our mountain pastures can generate conflicts of use of the territory. To avoid any incident, it is important to know the right attitudes to adopt when dealing with these faithful guardians. Find advice fromInstitute of Livestock for hikers, cyclists and other nature users.

Prepare your hike in Combloux safely!

Prepare your hike near Combloux in complete safety!

Thanks to that cartography, visualize at a glance the alpine areas where sheep are protected by guard dogs in the Croisse Baulet mountain pasture.

You will be able to adapt your itinerary according to your needs in order to avoid any incident.

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