Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd Breed description: Character & Co

Australian Shepherd Breed description: Character & Co
two Australian Shepherd puppies on cushion
Alternate Name Aussie, Standard, Miniature or Toy Australian Shepherd, Australian Shepherd Dog
Origin USA
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level high
FCI group Sheepdogs
AKC group Herding Group
KC group Pastoral Group


  • agile
  • active
  • affectionate
  • protective
  • extrovert
  • friendly
  • intelligent
  • temperamental


  • Herding Dog
  • Sheepdog
Australian Shepherd with grass in her mouthspotted Australian Shepherd puppy
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