Also known as: Alpine Shepherd, Alpie, Alpine Header Dog
Origin: Alpine region of Germany
Height at shoulder: 14–18 inches (37–47 cm)
Weight: 13–40 pounds (6–18 kg)
Coat: Short, medium, or long; medium texture
Color: Black, black and brown, black and gray, blue and red merle, blond, silver gray; may have tan and/or white points
Ears: Semi-erect, upright with rounded tips and dropped (folded over)
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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