Pugs called Tuff and Paisley herd cattle on an Oregon ranch

Round ’em up! Two PUGS called Tuff and Paisley herd cattle on an Oregon ranch

  • Paisley, three, and Tuff, one, are herding dogs at Silvies Valley Ranch, Oregon
  • Footage shows the pair excitedly running after dozens of cows and also goats
  • Sara Jean Wedel taught Paisley commands after seeing her mimic Border Collies

This is the moment that two pugs were captured herding cows and goats on a ranch in Oregon.  

Pugs Paisley, three, and Tuff, one, work as herding dogs at the Silvies Valley Ranch in Seneca. 

On October 8, a video that shows the two dogs running after a herd of cows at the ranch received nearly one million views.  

Footage from October 8 shows pugs Paisley, three, and Tuff, one, excitedly running after dozens of cows on Silvies Valley Ranch in Seneca, Oregon

The two pugs are shown excitedly running after dozens of cows and also goats as they move the animals across the ranch.  

Their owner Sara Jean Wedel, 26, rides a horse behind and films them as the pugs gather the cattle and goats.  

Ms Wedel said: ‘It started when I felt bad for leaving Paisley inside all day while we were out working, so I started taking her along on short days and discovered she was mimicking the Border Collies. 

‘I started teaching her basic commands for cow dogs and she picked up on it and loved it. 

‘She got to the point where she would get depressed if we left her behind at the house.

‘Then when we got Tuff it was the same scenario.’  

Footage also shows them herding goats. Ms Wedel said Paisley got to the point where she would get depressed if she was left at the house

At the end of the clip, the pugs can be seen barking at the cattle. Ms Wedel said she taught Paisley basic commands for cow herding after taking her out on short days and discovered she was mimicking the Border Collies

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