Miniature American Shepherd

smart, energetic, devoted

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Country of origin: USA
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Herding Group (AKC)


Size: small/medium
Coat: medium length, with undercoat
Colour: black, blue merle, red, red merle
Life expectancy: 12-14 years


Active, athletic, high-energy worker and friendly, loyal companion. Easy to train but needs frequent exercise and mental stimulation.

Rodeo companion

In the 1960s, small-size Australian Shepherds worked on the rodeo circuit. These dogs were selectively bred to further reduce their size. They have now become popular companion dogs especially with equestrians.
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