A sheep dog or sheepdog is generally a dog or breed of dogs historically used in connection with the raising of sheep. These may include livestock guardian or pastoral dogs used to guard sheep and other livestock in farms for farmers, and herding dog, a dog used to herd sheep and other livestock.
Specific breeds include:
- Croatian Sheepdog
- Cumberland Sheepdog
- Icelandic Sheepdog
- Old English Sheepdog, a short form name for the "Old English Sheepdog" breed of dogs.
- Polish Lowland Sheepdog
- Shetland Sheepdog
- Welsh Sheepdog
See "shepherd" dogs in Breeds of pastoral dog infra.
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