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Dog Breeds that do best on farms

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Border collies, bred on the Scottish-English border for their ability to herd sheep, are still used as farm dogs worldwide.

Border Collie

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Smart, diligent, and loving, corgis. They make good household pets because they're not as active as other herding breeds. 

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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Jack Russell terriers are ideal for pest-free barns, stables, and other farmyard buildings.

Jack Russell Terrier

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They are smart, hardworking, trainable, loyal, and protective multipurpose farm dogs. 

German Shepherd

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The United States is responsible for the development of the Australian shepherd as a clever, active, and faithful herder. 

Australian Shepherd

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The Great Pyrenees is a family-friendly dog that can guard cattle or farmyards in chilly areas.

Great Pyrenees

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This lesser-known breed is easier to train. Despite their herding skills, Dutch shepherds were valued for their adaptability.

Dutch Shepherd

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The largest terrier, the Airedale, was developed to be versatile farm dogs.

Airedale Terrier

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In Turkey, these strong and independent livestock guardian dogs were developed to survive severe environments and develop perseverance.

Anatolian Shepherd

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