Place of Origin: United States – Southwest
Height at shoulder: 17 to 22 inches (44 – 56 cm).
Weight: 21 to 55 pounds (9.5 – 25 kg).
Coat Type: Short smooth to medium length
Ears: Semi-erect, pointed upright
Tail: Long, natural bobtail or docked
Texas Heelers are not a true breed, but a cross between an Australian Cattle Dog and Australian Shepherd.
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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