Dog Breeds Perfectly Suited for Rural Country 

Border Collie

Border Collies are highly energetic herding dogs that love having space to run and play fetch. They excel at agility.

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies maintain thick coats ideal for cold weather and love to run for miles or pull sleds.

Catahoula Leopard Dog 

The Catahoula Leopard Dog originated in the Louisiana swamps and uses its energy to herd hogs and cattle.

Australian Shepherd

Clever Australian Shepherds are active herding dogs that thrive when given outdoor tasks and room to play.

Labrador Retriever

Friendly Labrador Retrievers have endless energy and love swimming, playing fetch, and joining hunting excursions.

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointers excel at hunting, running, swimming, and require plenty of vigorous daily exercise. 

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees use their strength and speed to guard and protect livestock on mountain ranches.

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