Family: livestock, herding
Area of origin: England
Original function: sheep herding
Average size of male: Ht: 22+, Wt: 70-90
Average size of female: Ht: 21+, Wt: 60-80
Other names: none
Old English Sheepdog Dog Temperament
The amiable Old English is jolly but gentle. At home, he is a well-mannered house pet that often amuses his family with comical antics. He thrives on human companionship and is very much a homebody. He is extremely devoted to its family and protective of family members, tending children as flock members. He is friendly toward strangers. Some can be headstrong.