Top 9 Shepherd Dog Breeds To Keep As Pets

German Shepherd 

German Shepherds are known for their intelligence and loyalty. They make excellent working dogs and family pets. 

Australian Shepherd 

Australian Shepherds are energetic and agile. They excel in herding and agility competitions. 

Border Collie 

Border Collies are highly intelligent and trainable. They are often considered the most intelligent dog breed. 

Belgian Malinois 

Belgian Malinois are used by law enforcement and military due to their exceptional guarding abilities. 

Shetland Sheepdog 

Shetland Sheepdogs are affectionate and great with children. They have a stunning double coat. 


Collies are known for their gentle nature and are famous for their role in the 'Lassie' TV series. 

Dutch Shepherd 

Dutch Shepherds are loyal and protective. They are excellent working dogs and family protectors. 

Anatolian Shepherd 

Anatolian Shepherds are powerful and protective livestock guardians. They have a strong presence. 

English Shepherd 

English Shepherds are versatile and excel in herding and farm work. They are known for their problem-solving skills. 

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