|Height||Male: 22-24 inches (56-61 cm)Female: 20-22 inches (51 cm)|
|Weight||Male: from 65 pounds (29 kg)Female: from 60 pounds (27 kg)|
|Colors||Blue & White Blue Gray & White Blue Merle & White Gray & White Grizzle & White|
|Good In Apartments||
The Old English Sheepdog will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. These dogs are fairly active indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard.
|Good With Children||
Good with Kids: This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them.
|Good With Dogs||
|Good With Cats||
These dogs were developed for hard work and love a good run. They need to be taken on a daily walk, jog or run.
The Old English Sheepdog can compete in dog agility trials, obedience, Rally obedience, Schutzhund, showmanship, flyball, tracking, and herding events. Herding instincts and trainability can be measured at noncompetitive herding tests. Old English Sheepdogs that exhibit basic herding instincts can be trained to compete in herding trials.
High Maintenance: Grooming should be performed often to keep the dog's coat in good shape. Professional groomers can be sought after for assistance.
Constant Shedding: Expect this dog to shed frequently. Be prepared to vacuum often. Brushing will reduce shedding as well as make the coat softer and cleaner.