Basque Shepherd Dog


The Basque Shepherd Dog is a landrace breed of dog originating in the Basque Country and traditionally used by the local shepherds to help them take care of their cattle and sheep. Perro de pastor vasco (pastor vasco for short) is the Spanish name, and euskal artzain txakurra is the Basque, by which they are known in their homeland. It is believed that they originated from Central European herding dogs.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Basque Herder, Basque Sheep Dog, Basque Sheepdog, Basque Shepherd Dog, Euskal Artzain Txakurra, Pastor Vasco, Perro Pastor Vasco, Perro de Pastor Vasco as well as Perro de Vasco.

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