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American Foxhounds Farm Pet Livestock Profile American Foxhounds: The American Foxhound is an intense hunter often used in fox hunting. It also has talents for tracking and as a watchdog. More >>
Anatolian Shepherd Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile Anatolian Shepherd Dogs: The Anatolian Shepherd dog breed is very loyal, intelligent, alert and easy to train. This breed can work as flock guards, but in this role it should not be a family pet because it will begin to show preference for the family over the animals it is guarding. It also makes a good watchdog. . More >>
Australian Cattle Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile Australian Cattle Dogs: With Australian Cattle Dogs’ ardent desire to please and their extreme intelligence, they are obedient for cattle herding and other work around the farm. They are natural guardians and eager companions. More >>
Australian Kelpies  Farm Pet Livestock Profile Australian Kelpies : The Australian Kelpie is an independent dog breed that is known to herd other animals when not out in the field herding with its master. It can be good with children if it’s raised and socialized with them from puppyhood. More >>
Australian Shepherds Farm Pet Livestock Profile Australian Shepherds: The Australian Shepherd dog breed is highly versatile, intelligent and easy to train to herd livestock. It likes activity and should be exercised and played with several times daily. Aussies make wonderful family dogs, as they are good with children and make excellent watchdogs. More >>
Basset Hounds Farm Pet Livestock Profile Basset Hounds: The Basset Hound dog breed is a good trail hound; once it catches an interesting scent, it can cover great distances in a short amount of time. It’s often used to work in packs or alone trailing deer, hare and rabbits. It also hunts fox, opossum and pheasant. More >>
Beagles Farm Pet Livestock Profile Beagles: The Beagle dog breed has high energy and great stamina, making it an excellent hunting dog for small game. It also possesses a happy and gentle personality, making it a suitable family pet. More >>
Bernese Mountain Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile Bernese Mountain Dogs: Bernese Mountain Dogs enjoy draft work such as cart pulling. They are intelligent and easy to train, making them good choices for dairy cattle drivers or watchdogs. More >>
Border Collies Farm Pet Livestock Profile Border Collies: The Border Collie dog breed is often considered the finest sheepherding dog in the world, bred strictly for working ability rather than appearance. It has strong herding instincts and can often work independently. It makes an excellent watchdog. More >>
Cardigan Welsh Corgis Farm Pet Livestock Profile Cardigan Welsh Corgis: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi dog breed is used on the farm in cattle herding. Its protective and devoted nature makes it a good family dog in addition to a farm guard dog. More >>
English Shepherds Farm Pet Livestock Profile English Shepherds: The English Shepherd dog breed has a calm steadiness, keen senses and is intelligent, making it an excellent breed for livestock herding. They are active, good with children and make good watchdogs. More >>
English Springer Spaniels Farm Pet Livestock Profile English Springer Spaniels: The English Springer Spaniel is an intelligent and highly energetic dog breed that enjoys hunting on land as well as traipsing through water and brush. More >>
German Shepherd Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile German Shepherd Dogs: The German Shepherd Dog breed’s versatility has led it to a farm career in herding livestock, in addition to its well-known positions with police forces and search-and-rescue teams. More >>
Giant Schnauzers Farm Pet Livestock Profile Giant Schnauzers: The Giant Schnauzer is a reliable, brave and loyal dog breed, allowing it to work well as a watchdog or herding dog. More >>
Golden Retrievers Farm Pet Livestock Profile Golden Retrievers: Because of the Golden Retriever dog breed’s intelligence and obedient personality, it does well on the farm as a bird dog, both in water and on land, and excels in hunting and tracking. More >>
Great Pyrenees Farm Pet Livestock Profile Great Pyrenees: The Great Pyrenees is courageous, loyal and affectionate with its owners. The breed is often used to guard livestock. More >>
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is an obedient breed that takes well to training. It works well as a herding dog or flock companion. These dogs love children and are excellent watchdogs who will bark if they hear something out of the ordinary. More >>
Kangal Dogs Farm Pet Livestock Profile Kangal Dogs: The Kangal is a very active dog breed with protective instincts whose talents are most commonly used as a livestock guardian. More >>
Labrador Retrievers Farm Pet Livestock Profile Labrador Retrievers: The Labrador Retriever dog breed is used on the farm for hunting, tracking, retrieving, carting and as a watchdog. More >>
Newfoundlands Farm Pet Livestock Profile Newfoundlands: The Newfoundland makes an excellent guard dog or watchdog on the farm because of its an intelligence, courage and loyalty. They also love swimming, which makes them excellent in water retrieving, although they are not the easiest breed to train. More >>
Rottweilers Farm Pet Livestock Profile Rottweilers: The Rottweiler is easily trained, courageous and loyal, which allows it to excel at many farm tasks. Its farm talents include trailing, guarding, herding, cattle driving and watchdog duties. More >>
Weimaraners Farm Pet Livestock Profile Weimaraners: The Weimaraner is an intelligent and affectionate dog breed, which makes it easy to train with firm guidance. Its high stamina and hunting instincts make it a great companion for bird or small-game hunting, although its good-natured personality makes it well-suited for family life. More >>

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