Friday, February 24, 2012

Blue Heeler Dog and Description

Blue Heeler Dogs are also known as the Livestock Australia and Queensland Heelers and Red Heelers. A dog is classified as middle class and has a reputation for independence and boundless energy. The fact that this dog is a worker makes a sensible choice as a sheepdog.

Blue Heelers come in a variety of coat colors and markings. The most common are bright red and blue. This dog is often a mask a slap in the face with one eye or both. A white stripe in the middle of the face and nose is also widespread. Blue Heeler dogs have an average weight of about 45 pounds.

Blue Heeler Dogs were originally developed to be a sheepdog. Due to the fact that they must be careful nature, are also well controlled. While Blue Heelers are not naturally aggressive, usually carry out their pastoral duties by biting their heels. This may be necessary for these dogs receive specialized training so they do not pinch children or animals if they are not sheep. Blue Heeler Dogs tend to get bored with repetition, so short training sessions regularly to owners and trainers help ensure optimal performance.

Ideal weight: 15-17 kg
Average size: 42-50 cm
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

1 comment:

  1. I love your blue heeler dog pictures I have a blue heeler puppy at home