Animated, adaptable and agile, the Australian Shepherd lives for his job, which still involves herding livestock and working as an all-purpose farm and ranch dog.

  • Group: Herding Group
  • Personality: Smart, work-oriented, exuberant
  • Energy Level: Very Active; True working dogs, unemployment doesn't agree with these guys.
  • Good with Children: Yes
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Occasional
  • Trainability: Independent
  • Height: 20-23 inches (male), 18-21 inches (female)
  • Weight: 55-70 pounds (male), 35-55 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 13-15 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

Dog Size: Medium

Kid Friendly? Yes

Genetic Dispositions: High Energy

Known Temperments: Food Motivated