Athletic, loyal and intelligent, the Australian Shepherd is the ideal dog. There is a lot hidden under this thick fur that you may not have known.
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.