Average Height : 26" - 32" at shoulder
Average Weight : 70-140 lbs
Hair Coat : Medium to long with a heavy, dense undercoat that sheds once a year. Requires little grooming. People with allergies or asthma to dog dander or hair may be able to own this breed - may be considered hypoallergenic.
Coat Colors : white to silver, gray/black, tan, rust/black, broken pattern, black, tortoise shell and the rare blue or red coloring.
Temperament : Highly intelligent, very intuitive and sensitive animal. Very loyal to family members and good with children. A non aggressive breed, great with other household pets as well as large livestock.
Life Span : 14-20 years.