The Beauceron is a French breed that dates back to the 1500s. Its origins can be traced to Paris’ plains area, known as La Beauce. This dog is the most prominent French... Read more »


The Bergamasco originated in ancient Persia, where they aided nomadic sheepherders in tending to their flocks as they roamed through rugged mountainous terrains. The dog’s ancestors settled in the Alps, where they... Read more »

Finnish Lapphund

The Finnish Lapphund was not widely known to the outside world. The dogs worked as gatherers, not drovers, to keep the herds together. According to archeological digs and ancient cave paintings, a... Read more »

Spanish Water Dog

The Spanish Water Dog’s early history is primarily speculative, with various theories indicating their ancestors were from Hungary, Spain, North Africa, and even Turkey. References to the dogs in literature were found... Read more »

Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog can trace its origin to the west of England, possibly from the Russian Owtcharka or Bearded Collie. At one time, wolves existed in England, and the breed presented... Read more »

The Norwegian Buhund

The Norwegian Buhund traveled with the Vikings and were buried alongside them to continue in the afterlife. Remains of spitz-type dogs have been found in old archeological sites in Norway and the... Read more »