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Herding dogs not only require serious physical activity every single day, but they need serious mental activity in order to be really happy. You might be doing a great job of providing plenty of exercise to your herding dog … but if you're not also providing MENTAL work … you're not meeting the needs of your herding dog.

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These are working dogs: loyal, intelligent, crafty, herders. Our bordie collie used to herd us when we were kids!!

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The Top 5 Trainable Dog Breeds

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The Cardigan Welsh Corgi ~ is a small herding dog that originated in Wales. One of the 5 Best Dogs Breeds for children. || @pattonmelo:

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Dog fact of the week: There are more than 70 different breeds of herding dog recognized by the AKC.

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Border Collie / Typical stance when they're getting ready to work, they are a herding dog, there in their best environment when they can 'work' an animal such a ducks, cattle or horses.

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Games to Play With Herding Dogs

German Shepherds, Australian cattle dogs and border collies are just a few of the breeds that have a strong herding instinct. Many of these dogs also make active family pets and require a great deal of exercise. Finding games that will challenge these dogs while allowing them to work off some of their boundless energy is an essential part of...

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Border Collie dog art portraits, photographs, information and just plain fun. Also see how artist Kline draws his dog art from only words at drawDOGS.com #drawDOGS http://drawdogs.com/product/dog-art/border-collie-dog-portrait-by-stephen-kline/

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