How big do Old English Sheepdogs get?
21 inches tall
Now, an easy-to-spot breed, the Old English sheepdog has become relatively popular in the show ring as well as a family pet. Growing to be at least 21 inches tall and weighing between 60 and 100 pounds, this is a large, eye-catching dog who does best with lots of enrichment and exercise opportunities.
How long do old English live?
10 – 12 years
Old English Sheepdog/Life span
Are Old English Sheepdogs deaf?
Old English sheepdogs are among over 30 large breeds of dogs with a susceptibility for deafness. The deafness can be complete or partial, and can occur in one or both ears. Your vet will perform a computerized test to determine the extent of your dog’s hearing loss.
Where to buy an Old English sheepdog puppy?
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What was the purpose of the Old English Sheepdog?
The Old English Sheepdog first emerged at the beginning of the 18th century as a “drover’s dog,” used largely for driving sheep and cattle into the markets of the metropolis.
What kind of bite does an Old English Sheepdog have?
The bite is level or tight scissors. Neck – Fairly long and arched gracefully. Topline – Stands lower at the withers than at the loin with no indication of softness or weakness. Attention is particularly called to this topline as it is a distinguishing characteristic of the breed.
What kind of eyes does an Old English Sheepdog have?
If blue, a pearl, china or wall-eye is considered typical. An amber or yellow eye is most objectionable. Ears – Medium sized and carried flat to the side of the head. Skull – Capacious and rather squarely formed giving plenty of room for brain power. The parts over the eyes (supra-orbital ridges) are well arched. The whole well covered with hair.