Dog Breeds

Miniature American Shepherd

The Miniature American Shepherd is a breed of dog and this dog is called in other names North American Shepherd and the common nick names of the dog Miniature American Shepherd are Mini American, MAS, Ameri. This dog emerged from United States. This domestic breed of dog is used for herding purpose. It is recognized by the United kennel club and American kennel club and the dog Miniature American Shepherd as a herding breed of dog in those kennel clubs. The dog has come out from the Australian Shepherd. It is a strong breed of dog and it is the perfect dog for working purpose.
The dog is an intelligent breed of dog and this dog does not ignore to take exercise and training. This dog is available in small to medium size. It is perfect for the athletic category. The eyes colors of the dog are brown, hazel, blue, amber, or any mixed color combination. The height of the dog and weight of the dog depends on the gender of the dog. The height of the male Miniature American Shepherd is from 14 to 18 inches and the height of the female Miniature American Shepherd is from 13 to 17 inches. The dog is covered by the double layered coat and the colors of the coat are black, red, blue merle, red merle, with or without tan or white markings in specified areas. The size of the coat is medium length.
In general, this dog lives for 13 to 15 years long. This Miniature American Shepherd dog does not face serious health problems but Progressive retinal atrophy, Hereditary cataracts, Multi-drug resistance gene, Degenerative myopathy, Collie eye anomaly and Hip dysplasia are a common problem in every breed of dogs. The dog may be infected by any of these health problems. The owner should careful always.

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