Height: male: 18-20 in.; female: 17-19 in. Weight: 35-45 lbs. Life Span: 10-13 years
The Australian Cattle Dog also known as the Heeler, is a tough, hard working dog who can cover immense distances. A one-person dog he is rather aloof with strangers. To his owner he is eternally loyal, gentle, alert, and can easily be trained. Puppies are born all-white with coat coloring appearing a few weeks after birth.