Aussalier


Also Known As Aussie Cavalier

 

Afador 1

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Afador 2


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Basic Information

Size Classification 3 - Medium

 

Parent Breed 1 Australian Shepherd
Parent Breed 2 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Group Type Mixed
Height 12 - 22 inches
Weight 8 - 30 pounds
Lifespan 10 - 15 years

Notes on Basic Information

  • Nothing Noted 

Flexibility

Good in Apartments 3 - Somewhat. May be polite in close spaces.
Good for First-Time Dog Owners 3 - Somewhat.  Takes some effort.
Active or Quiet Household 5 - Good with active and noisy owners.
Tolerates Being Left Alone 2 - Not much.  May whine, bark, scratch, or chew on things.
Handles Cold Climates 4 - Mostly.  May be left outside for periods of time.
Handles Hot Climates 3 - Somewhat.  Watch for panting and shortness of breath.

Notes on Flexibility

  • Nothing Noted

 

Friendliness

Bonds with the Family 5 - Yes.  Very extroverted and wants to be social.
Tolerant of Children 5 - Yes.  Indifferent to screaming, heavy petting, and hugs.
Other Dog Friendly 5 - Yes. Friendly to other dogs in the household and in public.
Stranger Friendly 4 - Mostly.  May get up to make an introduction.

Notes on Friendliness

  • Nothing Noted

 

Health and Grooming

Incidence of Shedding 3 - Average.  Seasonal based on the weather.
Slobbering/Drooling Potential 1 - No.  Never slobbers/drools.
Ease of Grooming 3 - Requires 2 -3 brushings a week.
General Health 3 - Has a few known issues here and there.
Obesity Potential 4 - Not Likely.  High metabolism.  May not gain weight unless under-exercised.

Notes on Health and Grooming

  • Health Issues:  No issues known.

Trainability

Easy to Train 4 - Mostly.  Generally willing to learn and takes little effort.
Problem Solving Ability 4 - Above average.  Concentrates well and enjoys a good challenge.
Potential to Chew/Nibble on Household Objects 4 - High.  May occasionally nip/chew on household objects.  Needs training.
Desire to Chase Prey 4 - Somewhat high.  Can be distracted by animals and may give chase.
Willingness to Bark or Howl 4 - Somewhat high.  Will bark at strangers but may not for wildlife.
Desire to Wander Off 3 - Average.  May get distracted and wander off if something scares it.

Notes on Trainability

  • Nothing Noted

 

Physical Needs

Energy Level 4 - Somewhat High.  Requires a high level of play or toys.
Forcefulness in Behavior 3 - Average.  May pull on leash or eat food too fast.  Needs a little guidance.
Exercise Requirements 4 - Somewhat high.  Needs interaction daily for brief periods to relieve boredom. 
Playfulness 5 - Very high.  Always wants to play or goof around.

Notes on Physical Needs

  • Nothing Noted