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Suited For Apartment Living
Suited For First Time Dog Owners
Sensitivity Level
Ok To Be Left Alone At Home
Deals Ok With The Cold Weather
Deals Ok With The Hot Weather
Affectionate With Family
Children Friendly
Friendly With Other Dogs
Strangers Friendly
Shedding Amount
Drooling Potential
Easy To Groom
General Health
Potential For Weight Gain
Size
Easy To Train
Intelligence
Potential For Mouthiness
Prey Drive
Likely To Bark Or Howl
Wanderlust Potential
Energy Level
Intensity
Exercise Needs
Dog Breed GroupHerding Dogs
Height1 foot, 6 inches to 1 foot, 11 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight40 to 65 pounds
Life Span12 to 15 years

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Australian Shepherd Vs Canaan Dog

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Australian Shepherd Vs Cesky Terrier

Australian Shepherd Vs Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Australian Shepherd Vs Chihuahua

Australian Shepherd Vs Chinese Crested

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Australian Shepherd Vs Chow Chow

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Australian Shepherd Vs Collie

Australian Shepherd Vs Coton De Tulear

Australian Shepherd Vs Curly Coated Retriever

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Australian Shepherd Vs Dalmatian

Australian Shepherd Vs Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Australian Shepherd Vs Doberman Pinscher

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Australian Shepherd Vs English Foxhound

Australian Shepherd Vs English Setter

Australian Shepherd Vs English Springer Spaniel

Australian Shepherd Vs English Toy Spaniel

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Australian Shepherd Vs Field Spaniel

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Australian Shepherd Vs Flat Coated Retriever

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Australian Shepherd Vs Greyhound

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Australian Shepherd Vs Pomeranian

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Australian Shepherd Vs Portuguese Water Dog

Australian Shepherd Vs Pug

Australian Shepherd Vs Puggle

Australian Shepherd Vs Puli

Australian Shepherd Vs Pyrenean Shepherd

Australian Shepherd Vs Rat Terrier

Australian Shepherd Vs Redbone Coonhound

Australian Shepherd Vs Rhodesian Ridgeback

Australian Shepherd Vs Rottweiler

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Australian Shepherd Vs Saluki

Australian Shepherd Vs Samoyed

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Australian Shepherd Vs Scottish Deerhound

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Australian Shepherd Vs Sealyham Terrier

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Australian Shepherd Vs Shiba Inu

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Australian Shepherd Vs Skye Terrier

Australian Shepherd Vs Sloughi

Australian Shepherd Vs Small Munsterlander Pointer

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Australian Shepherd Vs Stabyhoun

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Australian Shepherd Vs Standard Schnauzer

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Australian Shepherd Vs Swedish Vallhund

Australian Shepherd Vs Tibetan Mastiff

Australian Shepherd Vs Tibetan Spaniel

Australian Shepherd Vs Tibetan Terrier

Australian Shepherd Vs Toy Fox Terrier

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About the Australian Shepherd dog breed:
Description

The Australian Shepherd has a coat which is moderate in length, and it should have a wavy texture. The acceptable coat colors for these dogs are blue, red, merle, white, or tan. The fur near the ears should never feature a white color. The neck should be surrounded by a patch of fur that gives it the appearance of a mane. The top of the head should be flat, and the feet of the Australian Shepherd should have an oval shape. The lips of these dogs should never cover their lower jaws.

Also Known As

North American Shepherd

Country of Origin: United States

Temperament

The Australian Shepherd is a cheerful breed that is playful. They will display large amounts of courage and love, and they enjoy being around children. These dogs will be friends of their families instead of just being pets. While this breed is playful, they can also be protective. They have extensive amounts of agility, and they will work to hard to gain the praise of their masters. These dogs are noted for their intelligence, and owners will find that they are easy to train. These dogs must be in the company of their families, and should not be left alone for extended periods of time.

Health Problems

The Australian Shepherd is susceptible to becoming either deaf or blind. In addition to this, these dogs are also known for having problems their hips. Owners will want to screen the dog before a purchase is made. Only certified dogs should be purchased, and the breeder should have a good reputation. This breed will have a maximum life expectancy of 13 years.

Exercise

These dogs have large amount of energy, and owners will want to make sure they get the necessary exercise. If the Australian Shepherd is not given the proper amount of exercise, they can become problematic. While they can live in apartments, it is important for owners to make sure they are exercised on a regular basis. These dogs can live outside and will do well in cold environments. If owners choose to put them outside, only a small yard will be necessary.

Special Grooming Needs

The Australian Shepherd has a coat that is simple to groom. Owners do not have to give it large amounts of attention, and will simply want to brush it when it is needed. These dogs should only be given baths when it is necessary, and the Australian Shepherd will shed a standard amount of fur.
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