Aussie Collie

Are border collies smarter than Australian shepherds?

Border Collies are smaller boned than Aussies. I heard this story from agility competitor who had had Aussies for years, generally owning 4 or 5 all the time. Border Collies and Aussies are both herding breeds, which means they typically have very high energy and work drive and are extremely intelligent.

Which dogs should not be shaved?

The “no shave” rule doesn't just apply to super-furry northern breeds like Samoyeds, Huskies or Malamutes, but to other double-coated breeds as well. Herding breeds like Aussie Shepherds, Border Collies and Shelties are double-coated. So are Golden Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Bernese Mountain Dogs and many more.

What is an Australian shepherd a mix of?

It's likely that the Aussie's ancestors include collie and shepherd-type dogs that were imported with shipments of sheep from Australia during the 1840s — hence the name. Breeders strove to enhance their herding ability and create a dog who was versatile, hard working, and intelligent.

What dogs have hazel eyes?

Dogs with eye color other than brown can have all kinds of grey, gold, hazel to blue colorization. Pit Bulls, Border Collies, Aussie Shepherds, Weimarieners, Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Pomeranians, apricot to grey Poodles, pedigree American Staffordshire in particular..and some wolf hybrids.

What breeds make an Australian shepherd?

There are many theories on which breeds were used to create the Australian Shepherd. It's likely that the Aussie's ancestors include collie and shepherd-type dogs that were imported with shipments of sheep from Australia during the 1840s — hence the name.

What breed of dog has hazel eyes?

Dogs with eye color other than brown can have all kinds of grey, gold, hazel to blue colorization. Pit Bulls, Border Collies, Aussie Shepherds, Weimarieners, Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Pomeranians, apricot to grey Poodles, pedigree American Staffordshire in particular..and some wolf hybrids.

What dog breeds should not be shaved?

The “no shave” rule doesn't just apply to super-furry northern breeds like Samoyeds, Huskies or Malamutes, but to other double-coated breeds as well. Herding breeds like Aussie Shepherds, Border Collies and Shelties are double-coated. So are Golden Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Bernese Mountain Dogs and many more.