Height: male: 22 in. and up; female: 21 in. and up Weight: male: 70-90 lbs.; female: 60-80 lbs. Life Span: 10-12 years
Affectionately called the "Bobtail", so named because of his lack of a tail. He is an affectionately loyal dog, protective of those his loves. A natural protector he was originally the guardian of a flock and this instinct is displayed in his tendency to adopt young animals and children. Known as the "nanny dog" from Peter Pan he does not make a good guard dog.