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Old English Sheepdog


Old English Sheepdog Dog profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 56-61cm

Avg weight: 27-45kg

Coat type: Very thick shaggy coat.

Coat colours: Blue merle, blue, grey, grizzle - all with degrees of white markings.

Originally bred for: Livestock guardian.

Breed traits: Intelligent, sociable, playful, highly affectionate.


A little about the Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog is a big, strong, dog that is intelligent and easy-going. It needs a large amount of grooming and exercise to remain healthy and happy. 




Health conditions that may affect the Old English Sheepdog include: Canine Hip Dysplasia, Gastric Torsion (bloat), ear infections (Otitis Externa), Retinal Detachment, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Cerebella Ataxia, Deafness and Hypothyroidism.