Australian Shepherd Puppy - Breed Information

The Australian Shepherd was actually developed in America, however there are many debates over the origins of the foundation stock. Some believed the breed hails from the Basque region of Spain. Australian Shepherd Puppy might not be the best choice for first time dog owners as they have a very high energy characters. You will need to train them correctly and keep them busy.

Characteristics - Australian Shepherd Puppy

  • Australian Shepherds are loyal to their owner and family
  • They are highly intelligent and can be easy to train if done properly
  • They do very well at all sorts of canine sports
  • Australian Shepherds are protective of their families
Australian Shepherd Puppy

Appearance - Australian Shepherd Puppy

  • Heights: Males 51 – 58 cm, Females 46 – 53 cm
  • Average Weight: Males 23 – 29 kg, Females 14 – 20 kg
  • Accepted coat colours
    • Black
    • Black Tricolour
    • Black with Copper Trim
    • Black with White Trim
    • Blue Merle
    • Blue Merle White & Copper Trim
    • Blue Merle with Copper Trim
    • Blue Merle with White
    • Red
    • Red Merle
    • Red Merle White & Copper Trim
    • Red Merle with Copper Trim
    • Red Merle with White Trim
    • Red Tricolour
    • Red with Copper Trim
    • Red with White Trim
  • Their heads are clean cut and well-proportioned in relation to their body

History

There was a great deal of historical material published about the Australian Shepherd during the recent past, has reflected the fact that these dogs do not have a clearly defined origin. It is believed that dogs’ first role with man began perhaps over 14,000 years ago as a shepherd and companion.

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