Texas Heeler! Australian Cattle Dog Cross Australian Shepherd


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History: The Texas Heeler can be both a cross between the Australian Cattle Dog and the Australian Shepherd, or a cross between the Australian Cattle Dog and the Border Collie.They were bred for farm work and their unique ability to herd cattle.The Texas Heeler is used in many dog sports such as agility, frisbee and Rally Obedience.

Description:They are medium sized dogs with smooth or medium length coats.Their coats can either be short and smooth to medium length.Color varies and can be blue merle, blue ticked with white (sometimes with a tan trim) or black.The Texas Heeler normally has prick ears, though sometimes these ears fold over.They have bob tails, yet can also have long tails.

Height: 17-22 inches

Weight:25-50 pounds

Temperament: Intelligent.Easily trainable.Very social.Needs a job

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