Berger Picard (AKA Picardly Shepherd) is known to be the oldest French sheepdog. This medium-sized dog has a very intelligent personality and makes eye contact during communication. With this breed, you can expect a very easy training time, but sometimes they tend to be stubborn. They are very good with young kids and love to play goofy things around. They are very sensitive to the tones of voices, so even if you get impatient easily, you need to try to give commands kindly and cheerfully, and completely avoid yelling. With early socialization, they get along well with other animals. They also have the ability to make eye contact for a long time, which means they show interest during communication; however, it might be confusing for other people or dogs that can interpret it as a sign of aggression. This breed’s height is about 25 inches, and its weight is about 50 to 70 pounds.
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Border Collies are considered to be the most intelligent dog breed in the world. Because of this, they are highly trainable and are eager to please, and excel at herding, agility, and other dog sports. These athletic dogs are high energy and need mental and physical stimulation. Border Collies are also affectionate and devoted to their owners.
The Dutch Shepherd originated as a farm dog in the rural areas of Holland. It is a loyal, intelligent and active dog who is happy working independently or as a team with its owner. The Dutch Shepherd comes in three varieties: short-haired (most common), long-haired (less common), and wire-haired (rare), and is most commonly found with brindled gold or silver coloring. This breed excels at dog sports such as agility, obedience, and herding, and is an enthusiastic, devoted worker and companion.