Australian shepherd dog pictures
The Australian Shepherd, Aussie for short, was not even bred in Australia as the name implies. They were bred in the Western United States as a herding dog. This is a very popular dog for the breedís ability to easily train. Although, due to their high energy level they need to stay active. The Australian Shepherd has been used in dog sports, rescue, therapy, and guide work. They are medium size, have various combinations of colors and markings on coat, have a variety of eye colors, and even can be found with long or naturally docked tails. Health problems are often eye, skin and breathing related.