Top Ten Best Herding Dog Breeds

Here is a list of some pretty awesome herding dogs! All dogs are different so your dog breed might be a better herder than another dog breed. Please vote and leave your opinion! Thank you!

The Top Ten

1 Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog The Australian Cattle Dog, or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain.

I love them so much.they never give up

I have a blue heeler Australian cattle dog. This breed never seems to get tired just work, work, work. they are very loyal, smart, great watch dogs, also great companions and very devoted. There great what can I say.
Craig from Iowa.

I have a blue heeler,and she is really awesome.6mth old.very protective,loyal,she gets along most times with the boarder collie we have

I have a new one I agree.i also had a older one.that had a stroke and never
gave up. there my favorite dogs.

2 Border Collie Border Collie The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep.

I've had several different dogs, Luke my 1.5 year old Border Collie is by far the smartest dog I've ever encountered. He has been herding everything to include my other 2 dogs and my cat. We got him a Maine Coon Kitten nearly 8months ago. They are best friends and Bo my 18 lb cat doesn't mind being herded.

3 Australian Shepherd Australian Shepherd

I love my Red Merle and Black Tri!

I love aussies I call mine a wiggle Butt

I've had 2 Aussies and both of them would herd anything including my mini pig (yes I know they don't stay small) and they did exelent.

4 Pembroke Welsh Corgi
5 German Shepherd German Shepherd

The German Shepherd was the original herding dog. Look it up. - Pegasister12

I agree they were, which makes them excellent herders. GSDs are the best!

6 Shetland Sheepdog Shetland Sheepdog The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders at the time, so the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog.
7 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Cardigan Welsh Corgi The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one of two separate dog breeds known as Welsh corgis that originated in Wales, the other being the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
8 Belgian Malinois

Very wiling, fast learner, not a Velcro breed but likes people.

9 Old English Sheepdog Old English Sheepdog The Old English Sheepdog is a large breed of dog which was developed in England from early herding types of dog.
10 Collie

The Contenders

11 Catahoula Cur Catahoula Cur

This dog herds by taking lead over cattle and rounding up strays. Is also used for hunting wild boar. Extremely intelligent and athletic, it fears nothing.

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