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

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


Schapendoes History The Schapendoes is a dog made from a mixture of German Shepherds and Dachsunds. It is a relatively rare, but relatively common, hybrid… Read More »Schapendoes


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

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi History The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a medium-sized, short-haired herding and watchdog dog that originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi… Read More »Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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


Mudi History The Mudi is a Tibetan Spaniel, which originated in the mountainous regions of Tibet. The dogs are prized for their ability to track… Read More »Mudi

Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler History The Lancashire Heeler is a medium-sized, short-coated, active working terrier, developed from the now extinct Border Collie and the now rare Old… Read More »Lancashire Heeler

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


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

Berger Picard

Berger Picard History The Berger Picard is a mid-sized, intelligent, sturdily built, active, and courageous livestock guardian. This multi-purpose farm dog was created in France… Read More »Berger Picard

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