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Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdogs are stocky, muscular canines with a very intelligent expression.

About the Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdogs may be one of the most iconic looking breeds across the world, and certainly in their native U.K. Strong and full of stamina, the Old English Sheepdog is a faithful and trustworthy dog, both at work and in the family home.

As well as famous farm dogs, the Old English Sheepdog makes an excellent watchdog, thanks to their alert and protective nature.

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United Kingdom
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FCI Group 1, AKC Herding Group
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10–12 translations.feature.breeds.years

Even-tempered / Confident / Loyal

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  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Requires outdoor space
  • Needs a lot of exercise

A healthy start to life

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Lifetime of health

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