Mini Australian Shepherd

 

Origin:

 

The Miniature Australian Shepherd’s origins are vague, but at least one ancestor can be traced back to the herding dogs of Spain, the Basque. Once the breed arrived to the U.S., the Basque was quickly bred with other herding breeds to create the Aussies of today.

History

The Miniature Australian Shepherd is an intelligent working dog of strong herding and guarding instincts. It is a loyal companion with the stamina to work all day. It is well-balanced, with coloring that offers variety and individuality. Attentive and animated, the Miniature Australian Shepherd is a graceful, solid and muscular puppy. It is a coat of moderate length and coarseness. It is a docked or natural bobbed tail.

Color

Blue merle, black, red merle, red-all with or without white markings and/or tan (copper) points, with no order of preference.

  • Lifespan:

    12-15 years
  • Shedding:

    moderate
  • Coat Length:

    long
  • Grooming:

    medium
  • Size:

    s
  • Color:

Behavior

  • Temperament

    The Miniature Australian Shepherd is an intelligent, active dog with an even disposition. It is good natured and seldom quarrelsome. Miniature Australian Shepherd puppies may be somewhat reserved in initial meetings.

  • Barking

    Barks if Necessary

  • Adaptability

    • Adaptability to apartment living

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Good for novice owners

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates being alone

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates cold weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates hot weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Family Friendly

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Exercise needs

    • Energy level

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Exercise needs

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Playfulness

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Trainability

    easy

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