14+ Amazing Facts About Australian Shepherds You Might Not Know

The Aussie breed has an open and very friendly nature, making it an ideal companion for humans. It doesn’t matter how old you are – this pet is your best friend, period. No more, no less. If you are an elderly person and need a companion to make your daily life easier, Aussie is an excellent choice.

#1 The Australian Shepherd is one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. The boundless energy and high intelligence of the Aussies make them fun, entertaining and hardworking pets and assistance dogs.

#2 With its unusual coat color and penetrating blue eyes, it is sure to catch your eye when an Australian Shepherd passes by on the street.

#3 The Australian Shepherd probably came from the Spanish Basque Country.

Basque shepherds took their dogs first to Australia and then to the United States. That is why the Americans called the dogs Australian Shepherds.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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