Working Dogs: Pick a Perfect Pooch for Your Pastures

A working dog might make a great addition to your homestead. Herding dogs, livestock-guardian breeds, and vermin-control dogs such as Jack Russell terriers all have their special place on a well-run farm or ranch.

Illustration of a man walking his sheep dog on a farm
Herding breeds, such as the Border Collie, are intelligent, driven and energetic. They thrive when kept busy.
Illustration By Elayne Sears