dog in circle

New Zealand Huntaway


New Zealand Huntaway Dog profile

Exercise:stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
Friendliness with dogs:
stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
Friendliness with people:stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
Ease of training:stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
Grooming effort:stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon
Affection:stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon stats-icon

Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 50-61cm

Avg weight: 18-30kg

Coat type: Short, thick coat, can be rough or smooth.

Coat colours: Black and tan, tri-colour, dark brindle.

Originally bred for: Driving, herding sheep.

Breed traits: Friendly, alert, energetic, vocal.


A little about New Zealand Huntaway


The New Zealand Huntaway is a breed with a deep bark and friendly personality. They are good with strangers and clever but can be very vocal. 




The New Zealand Huntaway is generally a hardy breed but can experience the following conditions: Sub-Aortic Stenosis, Mucopolysaccaridosis IIIA, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, and Black Hair Follicular Dysplasia.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.