Guild of Shepherds & Collies

Meet the Icelandic Sheepdog

Viking settlers brought the ancestors of the Icelandic Sheepdog to the Nordic island of Iceland between 874 to 930 AD. The dogs adapted to the harsh climate, developing unique skills that made them invaluable to Icelandic farmers. The Icelandic Sheepdog…

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The Shaggy Little Sheepdog

The cute and clownish Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a medium-sized herding breed developed in — you guessed it — Poland. In their homeland, this breed is called Polski Owczarek Nizinny, though many breed fanciers both in and outside of Poland,…

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The Berger Picard Will Take Your Breath Away

Meet the Berger Picard, the charismatic, impish herding dog that will take your breath away. The Berger Picard, also called the Picardy Shepherd, is a rustic sheepdog known throughout northern France since the Middle Ages. Whether the Berger Picard is…

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