| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||56 - 61 cm (22 - 24 inches)
||29.5 - 30.5 Kgs (65 - 67 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||12 - 13 Yrs
Old English Sheepdogs are strong, squarely built dogs. They have a long, shaggy coat that can be grey, grizzle or blue in colour with white markings.
Old English Sheepdogs are biddable, bold and faithful.
If you are considering an Old English Sheepdog as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They can suffer from excess heat
They need a lot of grooming
They need a moderate amount of exercise
They usually make good watch dogs
Old English Sheepdogs are also known as:
The Old English Sheepdog is the brand mascot for Dulux paint.