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Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog Height : 22 - 24 inches

Old English Sheepdog Weight : 66 lbs.

Old English Sheepdog Colors : Shades of gray, grizzle or blue.

Country of Origin: England

Coat: Hair is very long, with a waterproof under-layer. Allowable colors are blue or grey. The head, belly, and front quarters are white.

Character: This dog is intelligent, social, and adaptable.

Temperament: This dog gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets. Visitors will get a warm reception.

Care: Regular thorough weekly grooming with a brush is required. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed and the ears must be kept clean.

Training: Training must be gentle and consistent.

Activity: This breed needs a fair amount of exercise, but it will be fine if you miss a day. Old English Sheepdogs love to chase a ball around the yard.

Old English Sheepdog Description : Most widely recognized as the "nanny dog" in the movie Peter Pan, they are also affectionately called the "Bobtail", so named because of the lack of a tail. They are affectionate, loyal and quite protective of those they love. Natural protectors, they were originally the guardians of a flock and this instinct is displayed in their tendency to adopt young animals and children.



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