Herding Dogs

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The Czech Shepherd

The Czech “German” Shepherd working line is not your traditional German Shepherd. Although they certainly still have the typical face and stance, they are generally smaller (with some exceptions of course) and have a wider variation in coat and color. They contrast most with the typical American show lines and the general idea of how […]

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Differences Between Border Collies And Collies

by The Word Factory Ltd The Collie is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Border Collies and Collies are dog breeds often confused with each other. Both were originally bred in England and Scotland as farming and herding dogs. Although they have some similarities, they could not be more different […]

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Choosing the Right Breed of Dog For Me

When you are ready to get a dog, you’ll find that there are many breeds available to you. Whether you go to a breeder or you are curious about the background of some of the lovely dogs you can find at a shelter, you’ll discover that being aware of the different groups of dogs might […]

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6 Classes Of Small Dogs – Part Two

In part 2 of this article, we look at small dogs in the herding, terrier, non-sporting, and toy groups. Terrier Dogs Terrier dogs were bred to hunt – rats, rabbits, foxes, and even badgers, river rats, and otters. These days, almost all terriers are bought as pets. And with their affectionate and loyal temperament, they […]

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Hot-shot herders

Published Sunday, April 8th, 2007 in the Tri-City Herald By Mary Hopkin, Herald staff writer The sound of a whistle from 30 yards away stopped Will in his tracks. He crouched in the grass — his dark eyes fixed on three black angus steers frozen in their tracks. The steers warily eyed Will and slowly […]

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