Developed in California during the late 1960s, the Miniature Australian Shepherd has been used for herding smaller stock, such as sheep and goats, but is also able to tackle larger livestock.
Horse owners. The breed has become especially popular with equestrians going to horse shows as they make an excellent travel companions.
Anyone who doesn't want to live with a workaholic. Your main responsibility will be to keep them constantly busy or they'll find their own 'jobs'!
You could pick them up if you had to in an emergency.
High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.
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HOW IT WORKS
The first step in responsible dog ownership
Find a suitable breed
Use our breed explorer to find a suitable breed based on your needs. Search by keyword or any of our breed traits including size, exercise need, and lifespan to name a few.
Join a breed waiting list
Once we’ve found one or more prospective matches, we’ll ask you to arrange a zoom call to talk through your application with one of our dog experts.
Talk to a Tailwise expert
Complete an application for your breed choice(s) in just a few easy steps. You’ll be be notified when a potential match is found and we’re ready to review your application.
Match with a breeder
Upon completing your introduction call a breeder will review your application. If successful you’ll be able to arrange a meeting and be accepted onto their waiting list. A Tailwise fee of £95 (excl. VAT) will be due at the point you pay a deposit.