Its trademark is its beautiful, profuse coat, but the intelligent and agile Old English Sheepdog (OES) can easily complete any demanding task asked of him by a shepherd or drover.

  • Group: Herding Group
  • Personality: Adaptable, smart, gentle; OES are famous for their sweet, agreeable nature
  • Energy Level: Somewhat Active; A mellow housedog, but the OES is a big, agile dog who likes exploring, long walks, and a good gallop
  • Good with Children: Better with Supervision
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Trainability: Responds Well
  • Height: 22 inches & up (male), 21 inches & up (female)
  • Weight: 60-100 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 10-12 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

Dog Size: Large

Kid Friendly? Better with supervision

Genetic Dispositions: Medium Energy

Known Temperments: Food Motivated / Loyal