Swedish Vallhund

Swedish Vallhund History The Swedish Vallhund is a medium-sized spitz-type dog that was imported into Sweden from Finland in the mid-1800s. The Swedish Vallhund was… Read More »Swedish Vallhund

Swedish Lapphund

Swedish Lapphund History The Swedish Lapphund is a breed of spitz-type hunting dog that originated in northern Sweden. The Swedish Lapphund is closely related to… Read More »Swedish Lapphund

Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog History The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as a Sheltie, is a herding and working sheepdog that originated in Scotland. The Sheltie is a… Read More »Shetland Sheepdog

Pyrenean Shepherd

Pyrenean Shepherd History The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a breed of large, working, livestock guardian dog from the mountains of southern France. It is closely… Read More »Pyrenean Shepherd


Pumi History The Pumi is a small breed of domestic sheepdog, developed in Spain and used primarily for herding livestock. The coat and coloration of… Read More »Pumi


Puli History The Puli is a Hungarian herding and guard dog. The distinctive appearance of the Puli is due to its long coat, which comes… Read More »Puli

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhund History The Norwegian Buhund is a working small terrier-type canine. The Norwegian Buhund is descended from the Roughhaired Fox Terrier, the English White… Read More »Norwegian Buhund

Maremma Sheepdog

Maremma Sheepdog History The Maremma Sheepdog, also called the “Maremma” or the “Mammifero”, is an ancient Italian herding and guard dog breed. The Maremma is… Read More »Maremma Sheepdog


Kuvasz History The Kuvasz is a Hungarian herding and livestock guardian dog. The female is known as the Komondor and the male is called the… Read More »Kuvasz


Komondor History The Komondor is a large, shaggy Hungarian sheepdog that is known for its distinctive beard. The Komondor is the national dog of Hungary,… Read More »Komondor

German Shepherd

German Shepherd History The German Shepherd Dog, often abbreviated to GSD, is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The… Read More »German Shepherd

Finnish Lapphund

Finnish Lapphund History The Finnish Lapphund is a medium-sized Molosser-type working dog from Finland and Lapland. It is one of the rarest of the Nordic… Read More »Finnish Lapphund

Dutch Shepherd

Dutch Shepherd History The Dutch Sheepdog is a breed of herding and guard dog from the Netherlands. It originates from the now-extinct Schipperke and the… Read More »Dutch Shepherd


Collie History The Collie is a medium-sized, long-coated herding and guarding working dog that originated in Scotland. The first recorded reference to the name “Collie”… Read More »Collie


Briard History The Briard is a medium-to-large French herding dog that originated in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. The Briard is a highly intelligent, agile,… Read More »Briard

Bergamasco Shepherd

Bergamasco Shepherd History The Bergamasco is a sheepdog that originated in the Lombardy region of Italy. The Bergamasco is a rustic, mountain-dwelling herding and flock… Read More »Bergamasco Shepherd

Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie History The Bearded Collie is a medium-size herding and livestock guardian dog that originated in Australia. The Bearded Collie is a medium sized,… Read More »Bearded Collie


Beauceron History The Beauceron is a noble French herding and guarding dog. The Beauceron is a medium-sized, solidly built, agile and intelligent working dog. The… Read More »Beauceron

Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Sheepdog History The Belgian Sheepdog is a herding and watchdog breed of medium to large-sized working dogs. It is one of three varieties of… Read More »Belgian Sheepdog

Australian Kelpie

Australian Kelpie History The Australian Kelpie is an Australian herding and livestock guard dog. The kelpie is the working variety of the Australian Cattle Dog,… Read More »Australian Kelpie