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Miniature Australian Shepherd

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Other Names
North American Shepherd, Toy Australian Shepherd

United States 1968
The Mini Australian Shepherd is the result of a breeding program involving 2 samll Australian Shepherds in 1968. Conformation for the breed was fixed by 1980 and the breeds named established in 1993

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

Weight & Height
15 to 30 pounds & 13 to 18 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Deafness and eye problems can occur if merle/merle breedings are done. These dogs should only be bred with a merle to a solid colored dog and never a merle to a merle

Affectionate companion. They do well with children but may nip at the heels to try to herd them. The Mini Aussie also tends to do ok with other dogs

highly intelligent dog that is a quick learner

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment if exercised properly. They can become nervous and destructive if kept indoors all the time with no exercise.

Brush occasionally and bathe when necessary

Highly active breed that needs plenty of exercise on a daily basis

Coat Colors
Blue Merle, Red Merle, Tri-color, Blue, Black, Red

4 pups per litter average

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Terbear's Aussies
Location: Talkeetna, Alaska
Phone: 907-733-8069

Timeless Aussies
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

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