Australian Shepherd, also known as ‘Aussie’ are high-energy breeds originated from the United States and are considered the 17th most popular breed in the US. They have a weather-resistant double coat and weight from about 40 to 60 pounds and are known as the smartest of all the breeds.
Aussies are smart, active, enthusiastic, easy-going dogs. They tend to get along with children and other pets. They are very protective, obedient, companions, and loyal to their families.
Australian Shepherd are intelligent, hard-working dogs and easy to train & needs plenty of exercise, as they have got lots of energy. They can howl for long periods and can be destructive if left alone. Aussies need weekly brushing.
Australian Shepherd comes in seven colors including Merle, Red tricolor, Red, Black, Black tricolor, Red Merle, and Blue Merle.
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6. Australian Shepherd has many jobs and specialties. Just like herding dogs, they can also serve as Seeing Eye dogs, rescue and search dogs, drug-sniffing dogs, and therapy dogs. We can say that Australian Shepherds are highly intelligent dogs.
7. Australian Shepherds have blue eyes but it can also be mismatched sometimes and can be green, hazel or brown, amber, or sometimes two different colors. That makes them more beautiful and attractive.
8. And last but not the least, Australian Shepherds are one of the popular breeds in the United Statues and it comes on number 18. Ahead of many more popular dog breeds like Pomeranians, Chihuahuas, and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
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