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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.

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.