Farm Dog Breeds for Herding Australian Cattle Dog. These compact dogs make great herders. Pembroke Welsh Corgi. I'll admit that I was a little surprised that the Pembroke Welsh Corgi makes a great herding dog. Border Collie. Old English Sheepdog. Scotch Collie. Vallhund.
Landrace dogs have more variety in their appearance than do standardized dog breeds. An example of a dog landrace with a related standardized breed with a similar name is the collie. The Scotch Collie is a landrace, while the Rough Collie and the Border Collie are standardized breeds.