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      Old English Sheepdog

      Size
      Large
      Energy
      Moderate
      Coat
      Profuse, shaggy double coat.
      Weight
      60-100 lbs
      • Size

        Large

      • Energy

        Moderate

      • Weight

        60-100 lbs

      • Coat

        Profuse, shaggy double coat.

      About Old English Sheepdogs

      These loyal, charming dogs make excellent family pets. They are very sweet, intelligent, and love to be around people, making them ideal for home life. Old English Sheepdogs are large in size and have long, fluffy coats. As their name implies, these dogs were originally bred in England to be sheep herders, but are today more often used as companion animals than working dogs. The Old English Sheepdog is sure to steal the hearts of anyone that meets one!

      Did You Know?

      This breed was featured in Disney's The Little Mermaid as Prince Eric's dog Max.

      Origin

      The Old English Sheepdog likely originated in England in the early 19th century.