Kids who love coloring will find this free printable realistic sheepdog coloring pages resource, where they can get exposure to various facts about sheepdogs. Sheepdogs are breeds of dogs, which have been raised to guard domesticated sheep and lambs. They help in raising the sheep by protecting them and keeping them disciplined by bringing them back home from the open fields. They are considered livestock guardians. There are many species of dog that are called sheepdog. The Border Collie is a herding sheep dog. Their origin is from the Anglo Scottish border and has been used for sheep livestock since its domestication. It is a clever and smart dog and can take care of anybody including sheep and livestock, but now, they have been domesticated as pets. Belgian malinois is another type of sheepdog which is furry and ferocious. Sheepdogs have been known to be the strength of shepherds since they are helpful, making their work easier and more effective.