Sunday, March 3, 2013

Fact of the Day: American Shepherd

Despite being named Australian Shepherd, the breed of dog originated in the United States. 

19 comments:

Christine said...

lol, who knew?

Kay said...

I wonder why they didn't call it an American Shepherd if that's the case.

Pilar Domínguez said...

It is a beautiful breed!Kisses:)

Sharon said...

I have a German Shepherd!

Pat Hatt said...

That's a first, usually its the other way around

Dana said...

I wonder why it's called the Australian Shepherd then...

MEcoy said...

that is one cool dog breed tho i know nothing about breeds haha

Julie Ann Lozada said...

nice to know that... thanks for sharing!

It’s a GIRL Thing

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting that it wasn't called an American Shepherd.

betty said...

Its a beautiful dog no matter what it is called :)

betty

DEZMOND said...

this is the first time I hear about the breed

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I am going to send this link to my friend who fosters dogs - she'll love this tidbit.

Adam said...

something about it used to chase aust. sheep

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Tsk tsk you stole the dog from them....

Emmylou said...

That's a pretty breed:)

CraveCute said...

I agree, very pretty dog.

Maria said...

That is very curious, I didn't know this.

MRanthrope said...

that dog is beautiful and terrifying at the same time.

Teddi said...

who named it?