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.’...
Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

    The Bearded Collie   Origins The Bearded Collie is one of Britain’s oldest breeds. Also known as the ‘Highland Collie,’ this herding breed was started in 1514 when a Polish sea captain made a trade with a Scottish shepherd. For three of his Polish Sheepdogs, the...