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Australian Cattle Dog Info

Australian Cattle Dog Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 17-20" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 1-7 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 25-55 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Australian Cattle Dog is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 25 lbs that can reach 55 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Australian Cattle Dog breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Australian Cattle Dog should know that the average litter size is between 1 to 7 puppies.

Australian Cattle Dog Breed Characteristics

Group Herding Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog yes
Origin Australia Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs large
Intelligent yes Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Australian Cattle Dog Temperament

independent and obedient, loyal and tireless hardworkers who are devoted to protecting their owners, herd and property

Health Problems

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Australian Cattle Dog Dog Colors

Blue or red speckled

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