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Australian Shepherd

Group Pastoral Dogs
AKC Group AKC Herding Dogs
Temperament intelligent, obedient
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Regular Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Australian Shepherd Facts

First used for Herding sheep
Country of origins USA
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Blue, blue merle, red merle, black
Height (min) 18 inches (46 cm)
Height (max) 23 inches (58 cm)
Weight (min) 35 lbs (16 kg)
Weight (max) 70 lbs (32 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years