Animal Herding is a stressful multitasking game where you require quick thinking and quick reflexes in an attempt to both keep animals from escaping and put up a new fence to finish the level. The game includes various animals that require different tactics to herd and keeps the game play fresh and slowly increasing the difficulty.
The story is about a desperate farmer who wakes up and is shocked to see all his fences in ruins. He quickly realizes that there is no time to be sit around or else all the animals will escape. Along the way his struggles escalate as foxes start hunting his chickens, hedgehogs complicate herding and cats just creating all kinds of mayhem. And left is also the question "Who or what has destroyed all the fences?".