Westerwald Cowdog

Westerwälder Kuhhunde – Courtesy Dieter Seiwert

Westerwald Cowdog

Also known as: Westerwälder Kuhhunde, Siegerländer

Height at shoulder: 18 – 22 inches (45–55 cm)

Weight: 40–70 pounds (18–32 kg)

Coat: Dense, medium length, medium to harsh texture

Color:  Sable, black overlay with or without black mask or white trim

Ears: Semi-erect, upright with pointed tips

Tail: Long or natural bob

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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