The Australian Shepherd's history is vague, as is the reason for its misleading name. The breed was initially called by many names, including Spanish Shepherd, Pastor Dog, Bob-Tail, New Mexican Shepherd, California Shepherd, and Austrian Shepherd. It is believed by some that the breed has Basque origins in Spain and was used there by shepherds.Origin: United States.
Australian Shepherd Size. I am worried about the size of my Australian Shepherd Puppy. She is 3 months old, and around 12-13 pounds. She is about 13 inches tall. I am concerned that she may be a Miniature Aussie. Has anyone had an Aussie of this size grow into a 40 pound dog? Thanks, Kevin Gray.
"Teddy" has pasted on to "Cow filled" pastures- He took a BIG piece of my Heart with him! Wish I'd kept Everyone of his pups! "TANK" Sire to many- 1/2 Brother to Teddy,& Red (RainBOw) was his mom It will show some of the adult Australian Shepherds that started @ CedarRidge~ Picture above is a CedarRidge pup and one of my favorite pictures.
Jan 12, 2009 · The Australian Shepherd can come in two sizes: the standard Australian Shepherd is around 18-23 inches in height, and weighs in at around 40-75 pounds. The miniature Australian Shepherd is around 14-18 inches high and around 20-40 pounds in weight. The miniature Australian Shepherd is simply a smaller version of the standard,Status: Open.