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Breed Standards for the Old English Sheepdog

 

 

General Appearance:

A strong, square-looking dog, this is a thick-set, muscular breed, able bodied and with an intelligent expression.

 

 

Coat: 

The profuse coat has a good harsh texture, with an undercoat of waterproof pile, and takes both time and patience in its preparation.

 

 

Color:

The color can be any shade of gray, grizzle or blue, with or without white socks.

 

 

Size:        

Height is upwards of 22 inches for females and 24 inches for males while weight is in the region of 65 – 67 pounds.

 

 

Temperament:

This bold, faithful, trustworthy dog is biddable and of even disposition.


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