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14 Interesting Facts About Australian Shepherds You Probably Didn`t Know

#7 Many Australian Shepherds have short tails?

Roughly one in five Australian Shepherds will have a natural bobtail, meaning they were born without a tail.

#8 The Australian Shepherds can have merle coats?

Today, you can find Aussies in many different colors, although only black, red, red merle, and blue merle are accepted by the American Kennel Club.

#9 Australian Shepherds have many jobs?

In addition to being herding dogs, Australian Shepherds serve as Seeing Eye dogs, hearing dogs, drug sniffing dogs, and search and rescue dogs.

#10 Aussies need a lot of exercise?

Australian Shepherds need roughly 30 to 60 minutes of exercise a day, preferably with high-energy activities like playing Frisbee???.

#11 Australian Shepherds are very intelligent?

In fact, they're tied for the 65th smartest dog breed – according to famed researcher Stanley Coren.

#12 Be careful your Aussie will herd your children???

If they have too much rest, they could use their natural instincts and start to take care of other things in your house.