Shilohs are a versatile breed. Their intelligence and willingness to please make them easily trainable and adaptable to many roles - from family companion to Search and Rescue dog. True to their heritage many Shilohs excel at herding livestock, even the youngest pup will display their instincts to gather their loved ones and keep the family together. With the Shilohs unique empathy they excel as therapy dogs and have been known to function as medical alert dogs with very little training. Their physical size enables the Shiloh to be easily trained as a physical support service dogs ready to provide bracing or counter-balance should the handler require it.