Australian Shepherd

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Australian Shepherd

United States/Australia, 1900's

This breed today is used as a companian animal & for sheep herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age

Weight & Height
35 to 70 pounds & 18 to 23 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Puppies can be deaf/blind as a result of Merle/Merle Breeding. Please make sure you have your puppies tested for eye sight and hearing problems..Collie Eye Anomaly, Deafness, Hip Dysplasia, PRA

Physical Description
Medium size, athletic dog, the almond shaped eyes can be brown, blue, amber or any combination. The ears are triangular drop and set high. The straight tail is naturally bobbed or docked.

This breed is affectionate and playful , but is high energy. They do well with children. They are also easy to obedience train. Aussies also do well with other dogs


Living Conditions
This breed is not suitable for apartment living because they are high energy and need lots of space to run.

This breed should be brushed at least once a week.

This breed requires alot of exercise because they are high energy..

Coat Texture
Double coat may be straight or slightly wavy.

Coat Colors

Blue Merle



Red Tricolor

Blue Merle

Red Merle

Black Tricolor

Red Tricolor


American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Australian Shepherd Club of American


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Australian Shepherd Blanket

For the Love of Australian Shepherds 2013 Deluxe Wall Calendar

Australian Shepherd Picture Frame

Australian Shepherd Blanket

Australian Shepherd 2013 Calendar

Australian Shepherd Frame

If you have a GOOD quality photo of a Australian Shepherd like the ones posted.. you are welcome to send them into us for consideration for our page.. Please note the space is limited so we will only be accepting good quality clear photos for display..

Billy Bob

Duece & Piper

Cheeah & Boo



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Australian Shepherd Breeders

Please make sure you do your research on every breeder before purchasing puppies. Pets Place does not take any responsibility for any breeders listed that may not be reputable or up to your standards. This is your responsibilty as the buyer to do your research to make sure all appropriate health tests are done by the person you are purchasing your dog from.

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