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Flashcards in Herding Deck (20):

Australian Cattle Dog

17 to 20 in tall

Cattle herder, livestock guardian

Blue or red, with or without black ,blue or tan markings

can be mottled or speckled pattern

can have temperment issues


Austrialian Shepard

18 to 23 in tall

sheep herder, farm dog

black , blue merle, red merle, and red with or without white markings

god temperment, more reserved

great companions


Bearder Cllie

20 to 22 in tall

herding dog, drover

blat harsh and shaggy medium lenth hair

black ,blue, brown, or fawn, with or whitout white markings

with maturity coat may lighten


Belgian Malinois

22 to 26 in tall

sheep herder

rich fawn to mahogany, with black tips on hairs and black mask and ears



Belgian Sheepdog

22 to 26 lbs

sheep herder, livestock guardian

completely black, or black with limited whtie markings


Belgian Tervuren

22 to 26 in tall

sheeper herder

rich fawn to russet mahogany with black overlay



Border Collie

18 to 22 in tall

sheep herder

any color in bi color, tri color, merle, sable or soild patterns

awesome cattle dog

very smart and athletic

hard headed without obidence


Bouvier de Flandres

23.5 to 27.5 in tall

cattle hearder, farm dog

double coat to protect against harsh weather

colors from fawn to black, passing through salt and pepper, gray and brindle

mostly black

little rat like tail

heart issues



22 to 27 in tall

sheep herder, livestock guardian

long, luxurious coat

any soild color except white, usually black , gray , or tawny

high maintance 


Canaan Dog

19 to 24 in tall

35 to 44 lbs

sheep herder

usually white with a mask, with or without additional patches of color, or solid colored with or without white trim


German Shepherd

22 to 26 lbs

herding, police work

most colors, usually black and tan


companion dog


Old English Sheepdog

21 in tall

sheep/cattle driver

insulation coat

any shade of gray, grizzle, blue or blue merle with or without white markings

not aggressive



Pembroke Welsh Corgi

10 to 12 in tall

cattle driver, all purpose farm dog

short tail

red, sable, fawn, black, and tan, with or without white markings


Polish Lowland Sheepdog

17 to 20 in tall

sheep herder

long, shaggy coat hangs over his eyes

many colors: white with black, gray or sandy patches, gray with white or chocolate



16 to 17 in tall

sheep herder, driver, watchdog

wooly cords

black, gray, or white



22 to 26 in tall

50 to 75 lbs

herder, drover

rough or smooth coat

sable and white, tricolor, blue merle, and white


Shetland Sheepdog

13 to 16 in tall

sheep herder, farm dog

black, merle or sable, markings with carying amounts of white and or tan



Cardigan Welsh Corgi

10.5 to 12.5 in tall

25 to 38 lbs

cattle dor, all purpose farm dog

red, sable, brindle, black and blue merle, white markings are common

great family pet

Has a long tail



24 to 27.5 in

sheep herder, livestock guardian

variations of black and tan

can be aggressive


Swedish Vallhund

11.5 to 13.5 in tall

cattle or sheep herder

naturally not tail, stub tail or full curl tail

sable pattern can be any color from gray to red

always sable