The breed as we know it today was developed exclusively in the 19th century in the United States. Australian Shepherds were bred as herding dogs. (4/15) by Judy Powell September 6, 2020, 8:44 am Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 4/15 Next View full list See more Previous article Respected for their loyalty, determination and bravery, they were considered the ideal candidate. Next article Australian Shepherds are extremely intelligent dogs and must be trained from the start to contain bad behavior. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.