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Koolie

Koolie
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Overview

The Koolie is a herding dog breed that is known for its intelligence, loyalty, and high energy. They are also known by other names such as Australian Koolie, German Coolie, and Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog. 

Temperament

Koolies are known to be highly intelligent, loyal, and energetic. They are also known for their strong work ethic and are great at herding and working on farms. They are very trainable and can learn a variety of tricks and commands. They are generally friendly and affectionate towards their owners, but they can be wary of strangers.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a Koolie is around 12-14 years.

Shedding

Koolies have a short, dense coat that sheds moderately. Regular brushing and grooming can help to control shedding and keep their coat in good condition.

Training

Koolies are highly trainable and respond well to positive reinforcement training. They excel at obedience training, agility, and herding. They require a lot of exercise and mental stimulation, so it's important to provide them with plenty of opportunities for exercise and play.

Puppy

Koolie puppies are very active and playful. They require early socialization and training to develop good behavior and manners. As with all puppies, they require plenty of attention, love, and patience from their owners. It's important to provide them with plenty of opportunities for exercise and play, as well as a balanced diet and regular veterinary care.

Koolie is a highly intelligent and trainable dog breed that requires plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. They are great for active families and those who are looking for a working dog breed.

Breed Information

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Origin:Australia
Breed Group:Working, Herding
Size:Medium to Large
Type:Purebred
Life span:16-18 years
Temperament:Dominant
Diligent
Dedicated
Intelligent
Temperate
Height:13-23 inches (34-60 cm)
Weight:33-53 pounds (15-24 kg)
Colors:Black
Tri Merle
Chocolate
Red Merle
Blue Merle
Merle
Tri-color
Litter Size:4-6 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $400 - $600 USD

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