Miniature Australian Shepherd Bio
The Miniature Australian Shepherd is an intelligent working dog of strong herding and guarding instincts. It is a loyal companion with the stamina to work all day. It is well-balanced, with coloring that offers variety and individuality. Attentive and animated, the Miniature Australian Shepherd is a graceful, solid and muscular puppy. It is a coat of moderate length and coarseness. It is a docked or natural bobbed tail.
The Miniature Australian Shepherd's origins are vague, but at least one ancestor can be traced back to the herding dogs of Spain, the Basque. Once the breed arrived to the U.S., the Basque was quickly bred with other herding breeds to create the Aussies of today.
Blue merle, black, red merle, red-all with or without white markings and/or tan (copper) points, with no order of preference.
The Miniature Australian Shepherd is an intelligent, active dog with an even disposition. It is good natured and seldom quarrelsome. Miniature Australian Shepherd puppies may be somewhat reserved in initial meetings.
Barks If Necessary
The puppy behavior information was sourced by consolidating various breed data found on the internet. Every puppy is unique and may have different behaviors
Adaptability to apartment living
Good for novice owners
Tolerates being alone
Tolerates cold weather