Working Stockdog

« First and foremost, the Australian Shepherd is a true working stockdog, and anything that detracts from his usefulness as such is undesirable. The most important breed characteristics are overall moderation in size and bone, balance with correct proportions, and sound movement » ASCA breeding standard


« The Australian Shepherd is primarily a working dog of strong herding and guardian instincts. He is an intelligent, 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. This unusually versatile stockdog works with the power and quickness to control difficult cattle as well as the ability to move sheep without unnecessary roughness. » ASCA breeding standard
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As important as their working abilities, our Australian shepherds need to be strong and in good health to work daily. It means that all our Aussies are tested for hips, elbows, MDR1, HSF4, PRA, CEA, CMR1 and DM , and regularly tested for eyes by a veterinarian before a stud or a litter. Health also goes through what you eat every day, our dogs and puppies are fed raw meat (BARF)