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Category: Herding

Mudi

Mudi

History Records from 18th century Hungary describe a sheepdog with characteristics typical of a Mudi. Its similarity to other herding...

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

History Theories about the origin of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi abound. One suggests they might have been Vallhunds who arrived with the...

Swedish Vallhund

Swedish Vallhund

History The origins of the Swedish Vallhund are uncertain. The breed is similar to the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and some theories suggest it...

Portuguese Sheepdog

Portuguese Sheepdog

History The Portuguese Sheepdog was born to herd. Sheep, goats, cattle, horses, pigs…the breed’s driving instinct and long coat...

Norwegian Buhund Breed Description

Norwegian Buhund

History An ancient breed that accompanied northern people into Scandanavia, the Norwegian Buhund herded their flocks and safeguarded their...

Finnish Lapphund Breed Description

Finnish Lapphund

History The Finnish Lapphund originally hunted reindeer and provided protection for the Sami people who lived above the Arctic Circle. When...

Dutch Shepherd Dog

Dutch Shepherd Dog

History In the early 1600s, when much of the Netherlands was devoted to sheepherding, the Dutch Shepherd Dog excelled at tending to flocks....

Australian Shepherd Puppies Canada

Australian Shepherd

Personality With their smart and friendly personalities, Australian Shepherds do equally well as family pets or working herders. Because of...

Australian Kelpie Puppies Canada

Australian Kelpie

Personality A tireless dog “who would rather work than eat”, the Australian Kelpie requires an environment that challenges his...

Australian Cattle Dog Puppies Canada

Australian Cattle Dog

Personality Courageous, intelligent, and alert, the Australian Cattle Dog’s innate loyalty makes him a natural watchdog and guardian. Not...

Bearded Collie Puppies Canada

Bearded Collie

Personality Full of bounce and general good spirits, the Bearded Collie is a fun-loving dog. This charming fellow enjoys the outdoors, and...

Belgian Shepherd Puppies Canada

Belgian Shepherd Dog

Personality The hardworking Belgian Shepherd was born to serve, and loves having a purpose in life. Typically utilized by professionals for...

Border Collie Puppies Canada

Border Collie

Personality Considered one of the most intelligent breeds, the Border Collie can think for himself and is first and foremost a working dog....

Bouvier Des Flandres Puppies Canada

Bouvier Des Flandres

Personality Big and initially intimidating, the Bouvier des Flandres is actually a loyal family dog. He is even-tempered and loves his...

Briard Puppies Canada

Briard

Personality The Briard is known for having a strong, unique personality. Described as having a heart of gold wrapped in fur, he is an...

Collie

Rough Collie

History The Collie, a Scottish native, is thought to have originated with the herding dogs the ancient Romans brought to Britain, and has...

Smooth Collie

Smooth Collie

History Developed centuries ago as a herding and guarding dog, the Collie is thought to be named after the Scottish black-faced sheep he...

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Dog

Personality Intelligent and poised, the German Shepherd Dog is prized for his quick-thinking, brave and observant nature. He is easy to...

Iceland Sheepdog Breed Description

Iceland Sheepdog

History Brought to Iceland with the Vikings in 880 CE, the Iceland Sheepdog is a hardy breed greatly influenced by the harsh environment it...

Old English Sheepdog Breed Description

Old English Sheepdog

History Despite his name, the Old English Sheepdog is in fact a relatively new breed. His exact progenitors are unknown, but he was likely...

Polish Lowland Sheepdog Breed Description

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

History Dating to the 16th century, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, or Polish Owczarek Nizinny (PON), is descended from the Hungarian Puli. He...

Puli

Puli

History The Puli immigrated to Hungary in the early 9th century with the Magyars and their flocks of sheep. The early dogs varied widely in...

Schapendoes (Dutch Sheepdog)

Schapendoes (Dutch Sheepdog)

History The hardworking Schapendoes has protected flocks in the Netherlands for hundreds of years, and enjoyed great popularity in the late...

Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

History Like most breeds, the Shetland Sheepdog was bred for a purpose. Natives of the sparsely-vegetated Shetland Islands bred small hardy...

Cardigan Welsh Corgi Puppies Canada

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Personality The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an intelligent dog who is easy to train and loves to have a job. He is devoted to his family, and...

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