Mini Australian Shepterrier
Breed group : Terrier, Working
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GENERALBreed group: Terrier, Working Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 10-25 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black, Black & Brown, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Mini Australian Shepterrier is a designer dog cross between the Australian Terrier and Miniature Australian Shepherd. This breed gets along well and plays with other dogs his size. He warns its master of strangers and barks, but after a few visits he warms up to them. He sits, lays down, stays and barks on command.
They come in blue merle, blue, black, brown and white combinations. They are often seen in tri-colors.
Their coat is long, straight, silky, thick and double coated.
The Mini Australian Shepterrier is a sweet, affectionate, playful, adorable and fun-loving breed. They love to be cuddled and follows their master everywhere. These small dogs are normally active indoors.
They shed very often but needs regular brushing and grooming to upkeep their coat. Bathing should be done when necessary, using a hypoallergenic or mild soap to refrain them from having skin irritations.
They are intelligent and are very easy to train. Positive reinforcement is advised and a firm, consistent and fair trainer. It is also important for their training to be fun and enjoyable to keep them interested.
They perfectly fit in an apartment dwelling lifestyle with their size. Less exercises are needed for these breeds since they can already burn their energies and easily gets tired with their playing routines.