Shollie

Crossbreed, Large

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The Shollie makes an excellent working dog and is often found protecting livestock in large ranches in the US. It also makes a loyal guard dog.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone who has a large ranch or plenty of work for this large, high-energy dog.

Not the best for ...

Couch potatoes. As well as plenty of exercise, you'll also need to challenge a Shollie's brain or you could be in trouble!

Aliases

None

Origin

United States

Size

Large
Large - but would still fit in a small car

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Double trouble!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

14 years

Good first dog?

No

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

AS FEATURED IN

FT Sifted
Pet Gazette
Evening Standard
BBC Radio 4

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