Eligible Breeds: Herding

 

All dogs 9 months of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Herding Events

Effective January 1, 2011 all dogs 6 months of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Herding Instinct Tests.

AKC Recognized Breeds

  • Australian Cattle Dog
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Bearded Collie
  • Beauceron
  • Belgian Malinois
  • Belgian Sheepdog
  • Belgian Tervuren
  • Bergamasco
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Border Collie
  • Bouviers des Flandres
  • Boxers
  • Briard
  • Canaan Dog
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  • Collie
  • Entlebucher Mountain Dog
  • Finnish Lapphund
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Great Swiss Mountain Dog
  • Icelandic Sheepdog
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Norwegian Buhund
  • Old English Sheepdog
  • Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  • Puli
  • Pyrenean Shepherd
  • Rottweiler
  • Samoyeds
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Swedish Vallhund

Foundation Stock Service Breeds*

  • Appenzeller Sennenhunde
  • Australian Kelpies
  • Belgian Laekenois
  • Berger Picard
  • Boerboel
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Czechoslovakian Vlcaks
  • Danish - Swedish Farmdogs (effective 7/1/2015)
  • Dutch Shepherd
  • Lancashire Heeler
  • Miniature American Shepherd
  • Mudi
  • Portuguese Sheepdog
  • Pumi
  • Schapendoes
  • Slovensky Cuvac
  • Swedish Lapphund

* May compete for suffix titles only

  • Dogs of these breeds recorded with the Purebred Alternative Listing Program/Indefinite Listing Privilege (PAL/ILP) or dogs with Conditional registration are eligible to participate.
  • Spayed and neutered dogs are eligible to participate.
  • Monorchid or cryptorchid males are eligible to participate.
  • Bitches in season are eligible to participate.
  • Lame, blind or deaf dogs may not participate.
  • Dogs with Limited Registration are eligible to participate.