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Australian Shepherd Color Patterns



I'm no expert on Aussie types and colors, but this is a general idea of what I gathered from the internet of typical coloring. I don't know what's "breed standard" or if all of these types are "showable" but I don't care, I just thought it would be fun to do this. Of course these patterns vary a LOT too!

I love the variety in their eyes! They commonly have two different color eyes and even marbling!

Despite the name, Australian Shepherds were not developed in Australia, but are believed to have been developed in the United States to herd Australian sheep!

These dogs are extremely high energy and need hours of exercise a day. Arceo is almost seven years old and still acts like he did when he was a puppy. I have an active lifestyle, Arceo comes with me to work every day, gets two 1 mile walks a day, goes to the dog park, comes sailing with us and much more! Dogs are a huge part of my life and work, so I have more time than the average individual to care for him and keep him stimulated.

I brush my Aussie with a slicker brush 5-7 times a week and still have fur all over my carpet!

Basically they require a LOT of care and attention! They are EXTREMELY intelligent and can get bored really easily. That makes it typical for them to become defensive of territory and destructive to your home if not properly trained and kept busy! If you are thinking of getting one of these dogs, make sure they fit your life style!

Red tri is my favorite :heart:

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Hi I love your Australian Shepherd print I’d love to chat I am a Mini Australian Shepherd (AKC known as Mini American Shepherd)Breeder😉