Old English Sheepdog Height : 22 - 24 inches Old English Sheepdog Weight : 66 lbs. Old English Sheepdog Colors : Shades of gray, grizzle or blue.
Country of Origin: England Coat: Hair is very long, with a waterproof under-layer. Allowable colors are blue or grey. The head, belly, and front quarters are white. Character: This dog is intelligent, social, and adaptable. Temperament: This dog gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets. Visitors will get a warm reception. Care: Regular thorough weekly grooming with a brush is required. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed and the ears must be kept clean. Training: Training must be gentle and consistent. Activity: This breed needs a fair amount of exercise, but it will be fine if you miss a day. Old English Sheepdogs love to chase a ball around the yard. Old English Sheepdog Description : Most widely recognized as the "nanny dog" in the movie Peter Pan, they are also affectionately called the "Bobtail", so named because of the lack of a tail. They are affectionate, loyal and quite protective of those they love. Natural protectors, they were originally the guardians of a flock and this instinct is displayed in their tendency to adopt young animals and children.