We outline the different questions that you’ll be asking in relation to microchipping your Old English Sheepdog. How much it costs, who is responsible for microchipping and your legal requirements in ensuring these details are kept up to date and much more.
Old English Sheepdog
Bred to herd and guard livestock, they are known for their thick, long coats and distinctive bear-like appearance.
They are intelligent, loyal, and devoted companions, making them an ideal family pet.
The Old English Sheepdog was developed in the early 19th century in England as a working dog.
Their thick, shaggy coats were designed to protect them from the cold and wet English climate while herding and guarding sheep and cattle.
They were also used to pull carts and drive livestock to market.
Today, the Old English Sheepdog is a popular companion animal, renowned for its intelligence, loyalty, and devotion.
They are active and energetic, requiring regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay healthy and happy.
They are also known for their friendly, outgoing personalities and make excellent family pets.
Old English Sheepdog Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 61 to 69cm Female: 56 to 61cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 40 to 55kg Female: 35 to 45kg
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Temperament: Friendly, Intelligent, Loyal, Playful, and Adaptable
Not sure on when or whether to spay or neuter your Old English Sheepdog? Here’s a range of things you’ll need to consider.
We’ve noted the signs you need to look out for that might suggest that your Old English Sheepdog is potentially bored or lonely. Read them and see what options you may have.
Short walks and runs are always good for your Old English Sheepdog. Here’s some other helpful exercise ideas for you to follow.