Berger Picard For Active Owners

Where Do Berger Picards Come From? The Berger Picard’s name comes from Picardy , a region in the northwest of France.   The Berger Picard is also known as the Picardy Shepherd. Picardy is an agricultural region and has plentiful rich pastureland. The breed was used to guard and herd livestock. The farmers and cattlemen of the region take pride in their home-grown sheepdog. [...]

Berger Picard For Active Owners2022-01-17T06:56:10-08:00

Shetland Sheepdog A Small Dog With A Big Heart

Where Do Shetland Sheepdogs Come From? Although it closely resembles the Collie, the Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) is not a smaller version of its larger relative. Instead, it was developed independently using various other dog breeds. Shelties come from the rugged Shetland Islands. The Collie is part of the Shelties's mix but was included much later in its development. Unlike Texas, everything is smaller in [...]

Shetland Sheepdog A Small Dog With A Big Heart2021-03-26T06:00:50-07:00

Herding Group Dogs Need To Be Smart

About Herding Dogs Herding dogs were bred with specific characteristics in mind. They all have the inborn ability to keep herd animals together and direct them in a certain direction or to the desired destination.  This herding ability requires an intelligent dog who can quickly learn commands and lives to please and obey its owner. Herding dogs are excellent family pets. Their herding instinct [...]

Herding Group Dogs Need To Be Smart2021-03-08T08:42:06-08:00

Popular German Shepherd Dogs Are Best At Everything

A German Shepherd is naturally protective, so you need to make sure it knows that a visitor is not a threat to his family. If you are considering a rescue dog, it is prudent to learn how the dog was trained. If I now lived somewhere that a big dog would be practical,  the German Shepherd would be first on my list of dogs [...]

Popular German Shepherd Dogs Are Best At Everything2021-06-13T07:48:12-07:00

The Border Collie Is One Very Smart Dog

The Border Collie is a genius dog.  It ranks as the smartest dog breed in the world. They are smart enough to outwit their owners unless they keep on the top of their game. My neighbor's Border Collie (named Plato, of course since Aristotle has too many syllables) routinely beat me at soccer.  And, it had so much more stamina than I did. The [...]

The Border Collie Is One Very Smart Dog2021-03-15T08:13:34-07:00

My Border Collie Is So Smart

Border Collies are one of the most amazing dogs. They are great herding dogs but are used as war dogs, sled dogs, therapy and assistance dogs, in competitive sports, search and rescue, hunting, and faithful companions. Border Collie competing in flyball. How do they train dogs to do this! Borders excel in Flyball and Frisbee competitions. In northern climates, they make up sled dog [...]

My Border Collie Is So Smart2021-04-19T08:26:04-07:00

It Takes A Smart Dog To Be A Herding Dog

Herding dogs were bred with specific characteristics in mind. They all have the inborn ability to keep herd animals together and direct them in a certain direction or to the desired destination.  This herding ability requires an intelligent dog who can quickly learn commands and lives to please and obey its owner. Herding dogs are excellent family pets. Their herding instinct is so ingrained [...]

It Takes A Smart Dog To Be A Herding Dog2021-03-05T18:19:34-08:00
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