about Herding Dogs
The types of
livestock that these dogs are associated with are quite diverse
and include sheep, cattle, reindeer and any other cloven footed animals.
The Herding groups of dogs are eminently suited to these pastoral
tasks as many of the breeds have a weatherproof double coat to protect
them from the elements when working in severe weather conditions.
natural abilities have been fully recognised and the initial
livestock herding function have been extended to
include police work and Search & Rescue amongst other duties.
about Herding Dogs characteristics
day and age not every Herding Dog might be called to undertake these
tasks, but nevertheless, they still harbour the skills and
characteristics that made the original Australian Cattle Dog breeding