Australian Shepherd: US ranch dog, intelligent, energetic, herds various animals (dogs, cats, birds, kids), not for sedentary lifestyle.
Bearded Collies: lively, smart, and energetic Scottish dogs with shaggy coats. Great for families, love to play, need mental/physical stimulation.
Belgian Malinois: loyal, hardworking, athletic. Form strong bonds, need human companionship. Perfect for farm work, happiest in fields with owners.
Bergamasco: unique dreadlocks, ideal cattle dogs, hardy in cold weather, intelligent and loyal, great with kids.
Border Collie: Exceptional herding skills, intelligent, devoted to owners. Reserved with strangers, requires extensive exercise. High energy.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi: ideal cattle breed with loving temperament, agile despite short legs, great for families, outdoorsy. Adorable appearance.
Finnish Lapphund: Hardy herding dog with thick coat, loyal but wary of strangers. Recognized by AKC in 2011.
German Shepherds: versatile, intelligent, loyal. Originally herding dogs, now popular for guarding, police work, and as family pets.
Old English Sheepdogs: expert herders with shaggy coats, strength, intelligence, and playfulness. Great family pets and guard dogs, love human companions.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis: Small but mighty herding dogs. Athletic, fearless, and loving. Popular worldwide. Independent-minded in training.
Active, tough herding breed from France and Spain. Comes in rough and smooth varieties. Excellent herders, loyal to owners.
Sheltie: Scottish herding breed, intelligent, hardworking. Often mistaken for Border Collie. Family-friendly, reserved with strangers.