Bouvier Des Flandres

Bouvier Des Flandres

      The Bouvier Des Flandres   Origins The rugged Bouvier Des Flandres, French for ‘Cow Herder of Flanders,’ is a Flemish breed of dog. They began as sheepherders, cattle drovers and general farm workers. Monks at the Ter Duinen monastery in Flanders crossed local...
Briard

Briard

  The Briard   Origins The longhaired Briard is distinctly a French herding dog that also goes by the names Beauceron, indicating the breed with a shorter coat, or Berger de Brie, ‘shepherd from Brie.’ Their most distinctive name, however, is ‘Heart Wrapped in Fur.’...
German Shepherd

German Shepherd

  The German Shepherd Origins The large sized dog known as the German Shepherd originated in Germany in 1899. Known as the Alsatian in parts of Europe, the breed is among the world’s most recognized breeds and is one of the top 10 most popular breeds in America. With...
Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

Origin and Brief history The true origins of the Old English Sheepdog, originally called the Shepard’s dog and also known at times as the BobTail, Bob, or just plain old OES for short, are a bit unclear. Thought to be related to the Scotch Bearded Collie by most...
Belgian Shepherd Dog

Belgian Shepherd Dog

    Origin and brief history: The Belgian Shepherd is known more commonly as the Chien de Berger Belge, and have their origins in Belgium. They first appear in dog show records and stud books in the late 1800s in Brussels, and were first formally registered in 1901....
Collie

Collie

  Collie Origin and brief history: The collie is a breed of dog specifically bred to work as a herding dog; Originally, the collie comes from the North of England and Scotland and is still used there (as well as most other parts of the world) as a working dog for...