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Pet Education & Training

Breeds and Characteristics

Herding group

*Cattle Dog
*Border Collie
*German Shepherd
*Australian Shepherd

1. Sensitive and easily trained
2. High prey/chase drives
3. Herds, might use nose/head butts, nip at backs of legs
4. Needs a lot of mental activity
5. Needs daily exercise
6. Protective
7. Needs socialization to people and other dogs
8. Needs companionship
9. Tends to attach to one person, the handler