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Are there different types of Australian Shepherds?

Are there different types of Australian Shepherds?

The 4 recognized Australian Shepherd colors are:

  • Solid Black Australian Shepherd.
  • Black Bicolor Australian Shepherd.
  • Black Tricolor Australian Shepherd.
  • Solid Red Australian Shepherd.
  • Red Bicolor Australian Shepherd.
  • Red Tricolor Australian Shepherd.
  • Blue Merle Australian Shepherd.
  • Do short haired Australian Shepherds shed?

    Yes, Australian Shepherds shed a lot. In fact, Aussies have a coat that shed moderately all year round. However, shedding heavily increases during spring time, as they need to get rid their heavy winter coat.

    What are the three types of Australian Shepherds?

    Australian shepherd colors and patterns can vary greatly, but the United States Australian Shepherd Association recognizes these four major categories: black, red, red merle, and blue merle (merle being the genetic pattern that occurs in a dog’s coat, often appearing as speckled patches of color).

    Are Aussies high maintenance?

    Australian shepherd The Australian shepherd has both boundless energy and a high intelligence level. It takes a lot of energy (and creativity) to keep this dog happy and occupied — which makes for a high-maintenance pup.

    Should I get a golden retriever or Australian Shepherd?

    The Golden Retriever is a better breed for first-time owners and families due to its friendliness, trainability, and fun-loving attitude. The Australian Shepherd is a great breed known for loyalty, intelligence, and positivity, but their independent nature makes them better for experienced owners.

    Do Australian Shepherd bark a lot?

    Keep in mind the average Australian Shepherd tends to bark a lot, making it a little more challenging to get him to stop barking unless you give him the ‘speak’ command or there is a situation in which he needs to bark to alert you.

    Are Aussies good off leash?

    Its heritage as a herding breed makes this dog suited to an active lifestyle. A dog with energy to spare, the Australian Shepherd has both the stamina and smarts to excel at off-leash activities.