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
Also Known As: Aussie
Category: Companion Dog, Herding, Show Dog
The Australian Shepherd will need daily vigorous exercise and regular playtime.
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.