Australian Cattle Dog German Shepherd Mix Guide!

You may know the Cattle Dog by another name Blue Heeler. And if you know Blue Heelers, you know they’re just as loyal as German Shepherds.

Here’s a comprehensive guide about the mixed breed, discussing each separately as well, and you’ll know all there is to know about this incredibly intelligent Cattle Shepherd dog.

It’s muscular with a dense, straight coat, athletic, and agile. Its entire body is sturdy, with long legs and a solid neck. It’s 20-25 inches high and weighs 45-80 lbs with a thick tail.

The Physical Appearance of the Australian Cattle German Shepherd Mix

1. Intelligent 2. Hardworking 3. Protective 4. Loyal 5. Affectionate 6. Adaptable


Without many exercises, neither of you will be happy since you may have a destructive, aggressive dog on your hands. If you don’t see yourself exercising quite that much with it, enroll in an agility class or hire someone to do the job for you.

Activity Level

1. Hip dysplasia 2. Progressive Retinal Atrophy 3. Deafness 4. Flea allergies 5. Bloat 6. Epilepsy

Possible Conditions and Diseases

1. Average height: 22” to 24” (female) 24” to 26” (male) 2. Average weight: 50 to 70 lbs. (female) 65 to 90 lbs. (male) 3. Its life expectancy is 7 to 10 years.

Facts About The German Shepherd

1. Average height: 17” to 19” (female) 18” to 20” (male) 2. Average weight: 35 to 50 lbs. 3. Life expectancy: 12 to 16 years

Facts About The Australian Cattle Dog

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