Top Dog Breeds for Herding Livestock 

Extremely intelligent and energetic, the Border Collie is the premier herding breed, trusted for controlling livestock.

Border Collie

The active Australian Cattle Dog excels at motivating cattle across long distances in challenging terrain. 

Australian Cattle Dog 

Eager to please and highly trainable, Australian Shepherds are adept at gathering and driving livestock.

Australian Shepherd

With great intelligence and trainability, German Shepherds use a calm assertiveness to effectively herd sheep and cattle.

German Shepherd

The "Sheltie" is a willing worker with strong herding instincts best suited to small farm animals like sheep and chickens.

Shetland Sheepdog

Though short-legged, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi is remarkably agile, using quick nips to move cattle and sheep.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Shaggy yet powerful, the Old English Sheepdog uses its bulk and loud bark to drive and control livestock movements.

English Sheepdog

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