Many people like to raise sheepdogs, but they choose depression between Border Collie and Australian Shepherd. This article focuses on the difference between a border collie and Australian shepherd.
The Border Collie is native to the Scottish border. It is a kind of Collie. It has a strong shepherding instinct. It is intelligent in nature, good at observing words and colors, can accurately understand the owner’s instructions, and can drive the movement or rotation of the flock by looking at it. It has been regarded as a shepherd dog for many years, ranking first in the world’s dog breed IQ.
Although the Australian Shepherd is named after Australia, the main breeding country is the United States. The original purpose of cultivating this dog was to cultivate a full range of shepherd dogs and help humans do many things. In addition to being able to look after a wide range of livestock, the Australian Shepherd has excellent performance in assisting the police in arresting criminals, tracing drugs, and performing search and rescue tasks. It can be said to be an all-round dog. Ranked 10th in the world’s dog breed IQ.
Border collies are mostly used as working dogs on the ranch, but they cannot be used as police dogs.
The Australian Shepherd is a true multi-purpose dog, it is easy to adapt to different environments. The Australian Shepherd serves humans in all aspects, such as guide dogs, deaf guide dogs, drug screening and search or housekeeping dogs.
The colors of the Border Collie are black and white, brown and white, and yellow and white
The Australian Shepherd’s color is variable and very individual, including blue merle, black, red merle or all red, and may also have white markings.
The Border Collie is smart by nature, able to observe words and colors, and it can really understand the instructions of the owner, but is very mobile
Although the Australian Shepherd is not as smart as shepherd you, it is very quiet.
A border collie is more clingy and close to everyone, including strangers. The Australian Shepherd is slightly less sticky and has reservations about strangers. It will take some time to gain trust.
The Border Collie relies on its high IQ and poor obedience, while the Australian Shepherd is a multi-purpose dog breed. Generally, dogs that can be police dogs have better obedience.
Whether it is a border animal husbandry or an Australian animal husbandry, they are long-haired dogs, and their hair loss is very serious, so in addition to often helping them to groom their hair, they must also pay attention to their diet. It is best not to feed them. For human food, it is best to use dog food as the main food. After all, it is scientifically developed and has more balanced nutrition.
When choosing dog food for dogs, the owner should pay attention to low salt, low oil content, rich nutrients, and no additives. It is best to choose a low-salt formula, a natural food containing deep-sea fish oil, rich in nutrients and easy to absorb, to help fix the beauty of hair, and it is best to mix with fresh vegetables and meat, so that dogs will be more willing to eat.
If you want a dog to be obedient, of course, you must train the dog. In fact, you can use the method of snack induction when training the side herd. If you eat it, it will suit you well, but the bite force of the shepherd dog is generally stronger. Therefore, when choosing dog snacks, it is best to choose something that has good palatability and helps teeth grinding.
Border collie or Australian shepherd, who do you prefer?
Schipperke is generally healthy and has no serious health problems, and has a long life span. Of course, like most purebred dogs, some genetic health conditions of Schipperke dogs are known, including eye diseases (especially multifocal retinopathy and progressive retinal atrophy, or PRA) and von Willebrand disease (hemorrhagic disease).
When we train Schipperke, we should know that the dog training process does not require the owner to be mean or even harsh.
How to take care of Schipperke? When we take care of Schipperke, we should pay attention to Schipperke's physical condition, activity level and various unexpected situations. Taking care of Schipperke can bring us challenges and fun.