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Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
Country of Origin: Austrailia
AKC Group: Herding
Function: Herding
Life Span: 12-15 years
Appearance: Sturdy, compact working dog
Color: Blue merle or red speckle
Coat Type: Medium shedder, short
Grooming: Little grooming
Height: 17-20 inches
Weight: 30-35 pounds
Activity Level: Very high
Watch Dog: Excellent
Protection: No
Intelligence: Very high
Trainability: High
Good With Children: No
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Active
Home Environment: Large yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Aggression
Physical: hip dysplasia, PRA, and deafness
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