Dog Breeds

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is a cute dog and it is medium sized dog. It was developed in the Western United States. It has no any direct relation with the Australia but it has got the name Australian Shepherd. Australia is connected with the name only. This dog emerged as the 19the century. This dog is not available in every country. It first appeared after the World War 2. It became popular by the TV program, movies and other programs like rodeos, horse shows, and Disney movies. The appearance of the Australian Shepherd is similar to Border Collie breed and English Shepherd breed.
Like any other working dog, you will find this dog strong and energetic. That is why it is good as a working dog. It is very agile and good at sports. The Australian Shepherd is good for search and rescue dogs. This dog is used as guide dogs, detection dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs as well as disaster dogs. This dog is 17th most popular dogs in United State. Weight and height of disaster dogs must be different based on the gender. Wight of the male Australian Shepherd is 50 to 65 pound and female Australian Shepherd can be 30 to 45 pound. The height of the male Australian Shepherd is 51 to 58 cm and female Australian Shepherd is 46 to 53 cm. Average life span of the Australian Shepherd is from 13 years to 15 years long.
It is found that Australian Shepherd or Aussie has different colors like black, red, blue merle and red merle. To see the appearance, many people like it. It has bobbed tail. Its needs the proper amount of food. Excess food may make it obsess. It needs training and proper care if the owner wants to see very active and good working dog.

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