They were suspicious about our presence, didn’t want to talk to us. We think the sheep herding dog might have told them not to trust other dogs. Or the outside world. In fact, he might have created his own little religious cult — with sheep as blind followers! They are sheep, after all. But what would a canine guru do with a flock of sheep? We don’t know.
(Yes, we were standing on the other side of the fence…)