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Belgian Malinois Dog Breed

The Belgian Malinois is a working dog breed. It was originally bred around the town of Malines for sheep herding and protecting the farm and livestock. It was recognized by the AKC in 1959. It is smart, proud, high energy and loyal. It is a muscular, l …

Welsh Corgi Dog Breed

Welsh Corgi It is believed that Welsh Corgis may have descended from the Swedish Vallhund, brought to Wales by Vikings in the 9th century. From there, they are believed to have bred with the local farm dogs used for their driving, guarding and herding …

Australian Cattle Dog Dog Breed

Australian Cattle Dog Developed in Australia by stockmen, a number of different breeds contributed to the Australian Cattle Dog’s ancestry. The most significant was the native Dingo. Energetic, muscular and highly intelligent, Australian Cattle Dogs re …

Border Collie Dog Breed

Border Collie The Border Collie is recognized by many as the finest sheep-herding dog in the world. They have long been valued by farmers in the border region between Scotland and England. Border Collies are medium sized dogs with strong and muscular b …

Australian Shepherd Dog Breed

Australian Shepherd Though the name suggests something different, the Australian Shepherd is believed to have had its beginnings in Spain and Andorra, where it worked with Basque shepherds. Basque shepherds then moved to Australia and brought their dog …

Shetland Sheepdog Dog Breed

Shetland Sheepdog The Shetland Sheepdog (also known as Sheltie) originated off the northeast coast of Scotland in the rugged Shetland Islands. Early Shelties were a nondescript group until they were taken to the mainland where dog enthusiasts crossbred …