Herding Dogs


Dogs in the herding group are historically distinguished by their ability to drive livestock and keep animals from straying. Some breeds of herding dogs are shown here.



Groenendael Belgian Sheepdog: Its black color distinguishes the Groenendael variety of Belgian sheepdog from the three other varieties—the Belgian Laekenois, the Belgian Malinois, and the Belgian Tervuren. Although sheepdogs were first developed in the 1200s, the Groenendael breed, also known simply as the Belgian sheepdog, was not created until the late 1800s, when the owner of a café in Groenendael, Belgium, mated two black sheepdogs. The Belgian sheepdog is often used to herd and guard farm livestock.

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