Old English Sheepdog

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – at least 22 inches at the withers, Females – at least 21 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    70 to 90 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Any shade of gray, grizzle, blue, or blue merle with or without white markings; or the reverse
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Conformation, Herding, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor


First developed in western England, the Old English Sheepdog originated about 150 years ago. A loving house dog, the Old English Sheepdog is intelligent, even-tempered and equally at home in an apartment or large house. An athletic dog with clownish energy, he requires regular exercise or a job. His beautiful, profuse coat requires regular grooming.

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