Australian Shepherd

The Life of Animals | Australian Shepherd | The Australian shepherd is a medium sized breed of solid build. The ASCA standard calls for the Australian shepherd to stand the between 18-23 inches at the withers, females being males measuring 18-21 inches and 20-23 inches, however, quality is not to be Sacrificed in favor of size The breed is typically highly energetic, requiring a great deal of exercise and attention. An Australian shepherd enjoys working, whether it is learning and practicing tricks, competing in dog agility, or Engaging in any other activity involving Mentally and physically. Dogs may show Reserved and Cautious guarding behaviors.

The Australian shepherd has a reputation as a highly intelligent and versatile stock dog with a range of working styles. A good working Aussie is quick, thoughtful, and easy with its stock. Australian Shepherds can Become Their extremely destructive if energy is not directed in a positive way. These dogs require a minimum of 2-3 hours a day of play, exercise, and attention. The dogs Thrive in rural, ranch like conditions, and need space to run and play in an urban setting. The Australian shepherd is a high-spirited dog, that requires much attention and work.

Vision problems are common. In Merle to Merle breeding, the puppies have inherited two copies WHO of the merle gene have an Increased risk of being born blind, and / or Deaf Like other herding breeds, these dogs excel at many dog sports, ESPECIALLY herding, dog agility, frisbee, and flyball. Herding instincts and trainability can be Measured at noncompetitive Instinct tests. That basic Aussies exhibit herding instincts can be Trained to Compete in ASCA stock dog trials or AKC herding events.

The dogs instinctively use a "pounce" position to deal with cattle Trying to kick Them. An Australian shepherd named Pockets is credited as being the oldest dog to earn a title in AKC history, having earned the Rally Novice title at the age of 15 years, 5 weeks 

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