Also known as: Smithy, Tasmanian Smithfield,
Origin: Australia / Tasmania
Height at shoulder: 18–21 inches (46–53 cm)
Weight: 35–55 pounds (16–25 kg)
Coat: Medium length, shaggy (doesn’t cover eyes), coarse
Color: Predominately blue/gray or tan/cream
Ears: Folded over or semi-erect with slight lift at base
Tail: Long or natural bob or docked
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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