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Australian Shepherd

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 35 - 75 lbs.

Height: 18" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Eye anomaly; hip dysplasia; deafness; nasal solar dermatitis

Origin: Australia

Also Known As: Aussie

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog, Herding, Show Dog

Exercise Needs

The Australian Shepherd will need daily vigorous exercise and regular playtime.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is required for your Australian Shepherd.


The Australian Shepherd is loyal, affectionate, smart, independent and reserved with strangers.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Originally bred by Australian shepherds to herd and guard their livestock.

Dog Food for Your Australian Shepherd

Puppy select formula dog food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Picky No More medium & large breed dog food

Picky No More™ Medium & Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of dogs.