Sheepdogs in New Zealand – The Huntaway


Also known as: New Zealand Huntaway, New Zealand Sheepdog

Place of Origin: New Zealand

Height at shoulder: 20 to 24 inches (51 – 61 cm)

Weight: 40 to 80 pounds (18 – 36 kg)

Coat Type: Short, smooth, medium length or wire-haired

Color: No standard color

Ears: Dropped

Tail: Long

Backing Courtesy Clive Dalton

Using bark to force sheep uphill.

Straight Hunt – Courtesy

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

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