​Austrailian Shep​herd 

​The Australian Shepherd, the cowboy's herding dog of choice, is a medium-sized ​puppy with a keen, penetrating gaze ​ Aussie coats ​come in many types, such as merle (a mottled pattern with contrasting colors of blue or red). ​

Although occasionally reserved with strangers, who want to always be close to their families.
Varying in size from 18 to 23 inches tall at the shoulder.
Sheep herder; farm dog.

Environment

Apartment? Not so much.
Enjoy big yards Due to Their activity level

Exercise

Vigorous action.
Extended exercise.
Love to train and learn.

Grooming

Easy care.
Light brushing.
Infrequent bathing.
Average shedding.

 

 

​Australian Shep​herd

​If you want a dog that...

    Is medium-sized and hardy
    Has a lovely coating that comes in stunning colors
    Thrives on vigorous exercise and athletic activities
    Is exceptionally versatile -- when well-trained, can learn virtually anything -- one of the smartest of all breeds

An Australian Shepherd may be right for you.

If you ​can't deal with...

   
Providing enough exercise and training to maintain his busy body and both active mind satisfied
    Destructiveness and barking when bored or not exercised enough
    Suspiciousness or shyness if not socialized enough
    Stubbornness and dominance in certain people
    Chasing and nipping at things which move: kids, joggers, other creatures, bicycles, automobiles
    A ​whole lot of shedding
   ​

An Australian Shepherd may not be right for you.


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