Though the name suggests Australia, the Australian Shepherd dog was first originated in America in 1840s. They were used to herd farm livestock. They assume responsibilities with ease. In current time, they are adopted as loyal and friendly family pet who are adored for their energy and intelligence.

Watch and learn about Australian Shepherd dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Australian Shepherd Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Australian Shepherd Dog Herding Dogs 1 foot, 6 inches to 1 foot, 11 inches tall at the shoulder 40 to 65 pounds 12 to 15 years