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Types of Sheepdogs

Australian ​Cattle Dog​
Australian ​Cattle Dog​

The Australian Cattle Dog (ACD), or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain. This breed is a medium-sized, short-coated dog that occurs in two main colour forms.

Australian ​Shepherd​
Australian ​Shepherd​

Australian Shepherd breeders don't recognize these dogs as true Australian Shepherds. The breed is meant to be a functional working dog capable of herding tough stock for miles in rough country or snowdrifts, and it has no smaller size varieties.

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Bearded ​Collie​
Bearded ​Collie​

Bearded Collie vs Old English Sheepdog: Both have fur covered faces, but the appearance is different from each other. Mainly, the body sizes, uses, coat colours, and lifespans are important in considering the difference between bearded collie and Old English sheepdog.

Beauceron​
Beauceron​

The Beauceron is a guard dog and herding dog breed falling into the working dog category whose origins lie in the plains of Northern France. The Beauceron is also known as Berger de Beauce (sheepdog from Beauce) or Bas Rouge (red-stockings).

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Belgian ​Shepherd​
Belgian ​Shepherd​

The Belgian Shepherd (also known as the Belgian Sheepdog or Chien de Berger Belge) is a breed of medium-to-large-sized herding dog. It originated in Belgium and is similar to other sheep herding dogs from that region, including the Dutch Shepherd, the German Shepherd, the Briard, and others.

Berger Picard​
Berger Picard​

The Berger Picard (pronounced "Bare-ZHAY Pee-CARR" or /bɛrˈʒeɪ pɪˈkar/) or Picardy Shepherd is a French breed of dog of the herding group of breeds. Berger is the French word for shepherd and Picardie is the region of France where they originate.

Border Collie​
Border Collie​

The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep. It was specifically bred for intelligence and obedience. Considered highly intelligent, extremely energetic, acrobatic and athletic, they frequently compete with great success in sheepdog trials and dog sports.

Briard​
Briard​

Briards are capable of learning a great deal, but they can be stubborn and manipulative. You must show them, through absolute consistency, that you mean what you say. But Briards are also so sensitive that if you correct them too harshly, they may "shut down" and become even more resistant.

German ​Shepherd​
German ​Shepherd​

The German Shepherd (German: Deutscher Schäferhund, German pronunciation: [ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt]) is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language (sometimes abbreviated as GSD).

Icelandic ​Sheepdog​
Icelandic ​Sheepdog​

The Icelandic Sheepdog is a Nordic herding Spitz, slightly under medium sized with prick ears and a curled tail. Seen from the side the dog is rectangular. The expression is gentle, intelligent and happy.

source: akc.org
Malinois dog​
Malinois dog​

The Malinois is a medium-to-large and square-proportioned dog in the sheepdog family. The Malinois has a short mahogany coat with black markings. It has black erect ears and a black muzzle.

Miniature ​American Shepherd​
Miniature ​American Shepherd​

The Miniature American Shepherd Club of America is the official parent club for the Miniature American Shepherd and to accept the Miniature American Shepherd into the AKC Stud Book on June 1, 2015. The breed will be eligible to compete in the Herding Group beginning July 1, 2015.

source: akc.org
Pembroke ​Welsh Corgi​
Pembroke ​Welsh Corgi​

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi (/ ˈ k ɔːr ɡ i /; Welsh for "dwarf dog") is a cattle herding dog breed which originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is one of two breeds known as a Welsh Corgi. The other is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, and both descend from the line that is the northern spitz-type dog (examples include that of the Siberian Husky).

Puli​
Puli​

The Puli is an ancient sheepdog, from Hungary, introduced by the migration of the Magyars from Central Asia more than 1,000 years ago. The Puli were used for both herding and guarding livestock. The Puli would commonly work together with the much larger, white Komondor, a Hungarian breed of (solely) livestock guardian dog.

Shetland ​Sheepdog​
Shetland ​Sheepdog​

The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog that originated in the Shetland Islands. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but when this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders of the time, the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog.

Swedish ​Shepherd​
Swedish ​Shepherd​

The Swedish Vallhund, also known as the Västgötaspets and Swedish cow dog, is a breed of dog native to Sweden. The breed's name, Vallhund, when translated into English, means herding dog, as the Swedish Vallhund was originally bred as a drover and herder of cows over 1,000 years ago.

Tervuren​
Tervuren​

Prior to 1959, the Belgium Tervuren was shown as Belgium Sheepdog. In that year, the AKC granted the breed separate status. In Canada, the Canadian Kennel Club recognizes the Tervuren as a variety of the Belgian Shepherd (prior to 2005, Belgian Shepherd Dogs were called Belgian Sheepdogs).