German Shepherd Herding Dogs
German Shepherds are the prototypical herding dogs. With their innate instincts honed, a single dog can easily manage and protect flocks of over 100 sheep. A herding dog prospect is intelligent, athletic, responds to the biddings of his owner, and is not easily distracted.
German Shepherds have been used for centuries as herding dogs worldwide; moving them to designated grazing areas and them keeping them there, all the while protecting them from predators such as wolves and coyotes.
German and Czech import bloodlines have been selectively bred for the herding instinct and are especially suited to work as herding dogs. Vom Banach German Shepherds feature these bloodlines and consistently prove themselves strong herders. Their ability to cover ground quickly and their size are traits the German Shepherd dog employs in patrolling boundaries his master designates with hand and voice signals.
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