- AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 34 of 195
- Height: 14-18 inches (male), 13-17 inches (female)
- Weight: 20-40 pounds
- Life Expectancy: 12-13 years
- Group: Herding Group
Good-natured, intelligent, devoted and every inch a true herding dog. The Aussie is energetic, versatile, rugged, and extremely bright. The eye-catching coat comes in black, blue merle, red, and red merle. Minis move with the smooth and agile step of a dog built for hard work on punishing terrain. They enjoy outings with their people that will occupy both their mind and body, and excel in many canine events, including obedience, agility, and tracking.