Miniature American shepherd

Miniature American Shepherd

The effort by breeders to develop the Miniature American shepherd from the Australian Shepherd began in California in the late 1960s. Starting with a breeding program of small Aussies, breeders strived to create a dog that stood under 17 inches...
Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog

The Icelandic Sheepdog is Iceland’s only native breed. These dogs derive from ancestors who have arrived with Vikings in the ninth and tenth centuries. Over the centuries, the Icelandic Sheepdog became perfectly adapted to the Island's terrain and farming methods...
Pumi Breed

Pumi

The Pumi is a Hungarian breed developed during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by crossing the Puli with regional French and German terrier-type dogs. The breeders of the dog first used the name Pumi in 1815. However, the Pumi wasn’t...
Border Collie

Border Collie

The Border Collie was initially known as the Scotch Sheep Dog. Breeders developed them from local strains of drover dogs along the border of England and Scotland, hence the eventual name Border Collie. Documentations of dogs resembling this breed dates...
Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog has an exciting story to tell. For instance, after Europeans arrived in Australia, sheep and cattle became a mainstay of the economy. Smithfield Collies imported from Britain proved unsuitable for the task at hand, as they...
Puli

Puli

The Puli is an ancient breed of Hungarian sheepdog that has been a part of rural life in its homeland for over a thousand years. During the seventeenth century, they bred it with newly introduced herding breeds from France and...
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