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Bred to manage the movements of other animals

Norwegian Buhund Breed Description

Norwegian Buhund

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History An ancient breed that accompanied northern people into Scandanavia, the Norwegian Buhund herded their flocks and safeguarded their homes; in fact,...
Finnish Lapphund Breed Description

Finnish Lapphund

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Finnish Lapphund originally hunted reindeer and provided protection for the Sami people who lived above the Arctic Circle. When the semi-nomadic...
Dutch Shepherd Dog

Dutch Shepherd Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: 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

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality With their smart and friendly personalities, Australian Shepherds do equally well as family pets or working herders. Because of their working origin,...
Australian Kelpie Puppies Canada

Australian Kelpie

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality A tireless dog “who would rather work than eat”, the Australian Kelpie requires an environment that challenges his intelligence, agility and stamina....
Australian Cattle Dog Puppies Canada

Australian Cattle Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality Courageous, intelligent, and alert, the Australian Cattle Dog’s innate loyalty makes him a natural watchdog and guardian. Not surprisingly, his devotion to...
Bearded Collie Puppies Canada

Bearded Collie

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality Full of bounce and general good spirits, the Bearded Collie is a fun-loving dog. This charming fellow enjoys the outdoors, and doesn't...
Belgian Shepherd Puppies Canada

Belgian Shepherd Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The hardworking Belgian Shepherd was born to serve, and loves having a purpose in life. Typically utilized by professionals for his detective...
Border Collie Puppies Canada

Border Collie

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: 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

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality Big and initially intimidating, the Bouvier des Flandres is actually a loyal family dog. He is even-tempered and loves his people. His...
Briard Puppies Canada

Briard

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The Briard is known for having a strong, unique personality. Described as having a heart of gold wrapped in fur, he is...
Collie

Rough Collie

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Collie, a Scottish native, is thought to have originated with the herding dogs the ancient Romans brought to Britain, and...
Smooth Collie

Smooth Collie

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Developed centuries ago as a herding and guarding dog, the Collie is thought to be named after the Scottish black-faced sheep...
German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality Intelligent and poised, the German Shepherd Dog is prized for his quick-thinking, brave and observant nature. He is easy to train, and...
Iceland Sheepdog Breed Description

Iceland Sheepdog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Brought to Iceland with the Vikings in 880 CE, the Iceland Sheepdog is a hardy breed greatly influenced by the harsh...
Old English Sheepdog Breed Description

Old English Sheepdog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Despite his name, the Old English Sheepdog is, in fact, a relatively new breed. His exact progenitors are unknown, but he...
Polish Lowland Sheepdog Breed Description

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

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

Puli

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Puli immigrated to Hungary in the early 9th century with the Magyars and their flocks of sheep. The early dogs...

Schapendoes (Dutch Sheepdog)

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The hardworking Schapendoes has protected flocks in the Netherlands for hundreds of years, and enjoyed great popularity in the late 1800s...
Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Like most breeds, the Shetland Sheepdog was bred for a purpose. Natives of the sparsely-vegetated Shetland Islands bred small hardy miniature...
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Puppies Canada

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an intelligent dog who is easy to train and loves to have a job. He is devoted...