16+ Historical Facts About Old English Sheepdogs You Might Not Know

Beautiful, shaggy, very showy bobtails leave no one indifferent. At any dog show, people immediately gather near them – to gawk at the unusual “sheep”. Bobtails accept tokens with pleasure. They are generally very companionable and friendly dogs, real companion dogs.

#1 Just a couple of centuries ago, the bobtail had a much more severe temper. So demanded his status as a universal farm dog, with which one could be calm for the safety of both the sheep herd and all the other property of the farmer.

#2 The history of the breed originates in the south-west of England sometime at the dawn of the 19th century.

#3 One theory suggests that the barbet and the Scottish greyhound were the most important in her pedigree.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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