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Miniature Australian Shepherd
A.K.A. : Toy Australian Shepherd, Mini Australian Shepherd, Mini Aussie
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Miniature Australian Shepherd

A.K.A. :Toy Australian Shepherd, Mini Australian Shepherd, Mini Aussie

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Overview: The Miniature Australian Shepherd is a well-balanced dog of medium size and bone. He is attentive and animated, showing strength and stamina combined with unusual agility. Slightly longer than tall, he has a coat of moderate length and coarseness with coloring that offers variety and individuality in each specimen. An identifying characteristic is his natural or docked bobtail. In each sex, masculinity or feminity is well-defined. Bone is moderate and clean with coarseness, heaviness or lightness being undesirable. Overall type, balance of conformation and movement are valued more highly than individual structural perfections because it is balance which enables him to fulfill his purpose.
Breed Group: Herding
Weight (lbs): 20-40
Height (in): 13-18
Colors: All colors are strong, clear and rich. The recognized colors are blue merle, red (liver) merle, solid black and solid red (liver) and with or without white markings and/or tan (copper) points with no preference.
Coat: Of medium texture, straight to slightly wavy, weather resistant, of moderate length with an undercoat.
Character: The Miniature Australian Shepherd is intelligent, primarily a working dog of strong herding and guardian instincts, he is an exceptional companion. He is versatile and easily trained, performing his assigned tasks with great style and enthusiasm. He is reserved with strangers but does not exhibit shyness. Although an aggressive, authoritative worker, viciousness toward people or animals is intolerable.
Temperament: Miniature Australian Shepherds are easy going, perpetual puppies that love to play. Courageous, loyal and affectionate, they are excellent children's companions that are great with active children. A devoted friend and guardian, for they are naturally protective. Very lively, agile, and attentive, they are eager to please with a sixth sense about what the owner wants.
Care: The coat of the Miniature Australian Shepherd is easy to groom and needs little attention. Brush occasionally with a firm bristle brush and bathe only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.
Training: This breed is quite intelligent, learning tasks very rapidly. Therefore, training is easy and quick.
Activity: This energetic dog needs plenty of vigorous exercise to stay in shape.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: Hip and eye problems can occur. Ensure sire and dam of puppies have been tested and are certified clear prior to purchasing a puppy.
Life Expectancy: 12-13

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Aussies with Tails

Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near WILLISTON, FL, USA

Email me for new puppy information. Australian Shepherd and Mini Australian Shepherds combined together in beauty and health....

Breeds: Australian Shepherd (+1)

USA WILLISTON, FL, USA

Tags: Australian Shepherd Aussie Mini Australian Shepherd miniature Australian Shepherd aussie mini aussie

Member since: 02/07/2019

Hughes Toys Mini Aussies

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near BORING, OR, USA

Experienced Honest Ethical Responsible breeder, breeding TOY Mini Aussies, for over 20 years from ORIGINAL foundation bloodlines that we made our own line HUGHES TOYS. From the...

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA BORING, OR, USA

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Member since: 07/02/2019

Olde Heritage K9

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MILFORD, IN, USA

Breeders of top quality, West German show line German Shepherds, and Czech imported and titled working Shepherds! Gorgeous imported dogs. Ideal candidates for show-search and...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+2)

USA MILFORD, IN, USA

Tags: Imported German Shepherd Indiana Toy poodles Indiana German Shepherd Indiana

Member since: 04/18/2020

Oliver n fern

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near GLUCKSTADT, MS, USA

Toy Aussie Breeder. Both parents on site and are part of our family. All our dogs and puppies are loved and part of the family. Meet Oliver and Fern.

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA GLUCKSTADT, MS, USA

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Member since: 07/31/2017

Elmos Miniature and Toy Australian Shepherds

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near CHATTANOOGA, OK, USA

Established in 2006, we at Elmo's Aussies have owned and worked a variety of stock dogs throughout our lives. Over 50 years of knowledge have gone into developing our program....

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA CHATTANOOGA, OK, USA

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Member since: 05/22/2019

Wandering Acres Ranch

Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near CHEHALIS, WA, USA

Welcome to Wandering Acres Ranch! We breed Australian Shepherds. Our goal is to have well rounded family dogs, working dogs and dogs that do well in the show ring. We are striving...

Breeds: Australian Shepherd (+1)

USA CHEHALIS, WA, USA

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Member since: 08/21/2019

Rumour Has It Aussies

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near OCTAVIA, OK, USA

Breeding quality, even tempered, health tested toy & mini Aussies capable of competing in the ring as well as excellent companions. We strive to excel in the breed standard. ...

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA OCTAVIA, OK, USA

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Member since: 02/11/2020

All Around Aussies

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near EVANS, CO, USA

I am a Small breeder of Toy and Mini Australian Shepherds located in northern Colorado. Our dogs are ASDR, genetic tested and raised with love.

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA EVANS, CO, USA

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Member since: 03/04/2020

Best Little Aussies

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near GRANBURY, TX, USA

Quality, purebred miniature and toy Australian shepherds available to select homes. Our dogs are family, live in our home, help us on our ranch and get tons of love. We have...

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd

USA GRANBURY, TX, USA

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Member since: 11/20/2019

Clayton Farms Australian Shepherds

Miniature Australian Shepherd Dog Breeder near CAULFIELD, MO, USA

Here at Clayton Farms, Australian Shepherds are our pride and joy. Our Championed & Health Tested, Top Quality Companion and Competitors, are raised as a part...

Breeds: Miniature Australian Shepherd (+1)

USA CAULFIELD, MO, USA

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