Australian Shepherd Dog Breed Information

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Australian Shepherd Dog Breed InformationAugust 3, 2017

The Australian Shepherd, often known simply as the "Aussie", is a medium-sized breed of dog that was, despite its name, developed on ranches in the Western United States during the 19th century.
This is an athletic Dogs of medium size and bone; it is lithe, agile and slightly longer than it is tall. It is muscular and powerful enough to work all day, without sacrificing the speed and agility necessary to cope with bolting livestock. Its gait is free and easy, and it must be able to change direction or speed instantly. Its double coat is weather resistant, with the outer coat of medium texture and length, straight to wavy. The expression is keen, intelligent and eager.

Australian Shepherd Dog Breed Information

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Australian Shepherd Dog Breed InformationAugust 3, 2017

Name
Australian Shepherd

Other Names
Aussie, Little Blue Dog

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Origin
United States

Breed Group
Terrier (AKC:1991 & UKC)

Size
Medium

Type
Purebred

Life Span
12-15 years

Temperament
Active
Affectionate
Friendly
Good-natured
Intelligent
Protective
Loving

Height
Male: 20-23 inches (52-58cm)
Female: 18-21 inches (46–53 cm)

Weight
Male: 50-65 pounds (25-29 kg)
Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)

Colors
Black
Blue Merle
Red
Red Merle

Litter Size
6-9 puppies, average 7

Puppy Price
Average $600 - $800 USD

Australian Shepherd Dog

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Australian Shepherd DogAugust 3, 2017

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