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Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix


The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix, is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler and the Entlebucher Mountain Dog. Both of these dogs can be friendly but personalities differ, so you never know. The Aussie is known for being friendly, affectionate, and intelligent. All dogs need proper socialization and that will be a big factor in how they interact with others. What does this mixed breed look and act like? Is it more like the Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler or the Entlebucher Mountain Dog? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix.

While we really recommend that you acquire all animals through a rescue, we understand that some people might go through a breeder to get their Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix puppy. That is, if they have any Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix puppies for sale.

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Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below. If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. If you have a few minutes, please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler History

As one might guess, the Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog, also known as the blue heeler hails from Australia. It is believed to be the oldest domesticated breed native to the continent. This is a bit of speculation and has never been confirmed. Similar to the Australian Shepherd, researchers believe that British colonists crossbred their herding dogs with wild dingoes and collies. This would have happened in the mid 19th century. This was done to create a breed of dog more tolerant to the conditions of the continent. The extreme heat needed to be tolerable and the interbreeding created a dog that was more adaptive to it. As various breeds of the Australian Cattle Dog diverged, the Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog almost became extinct. I don’t really know why, but blue-colored dogs proved to be the most popular among ranch owners and drovers, and they became known as Blue Heelers.
The breed was first known as the Australian Heeler, then later as the Australian Cattle Dog, which is the name now accepted as official throughout Australia and elsewhere. However, some people still call them Blue Heelers or Queensland Heelers.



Entlebucher Mountain Dog History

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a herding breed that originated in Switzerland. It is known as the Entle as its nickname. It is the smallest of four similar breeds. The Bernese Mountain Dog, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, and the Appenzeller. They are thought to be later descendants of the large Molosser breeds.
Like most herding breeds they are incredibly intelligent and loyal. They were bred to herd all day and are more than likely the derivative of other herding breeds as well as the larger Molosser These dogs love to have a task so be ready if you get one. This is not a common breed outside of Europe.


Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix Size and Weight

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler
Height: 18 - 20 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 35 - 51 lb.
Lifespan: 13-15 years

Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Height: 17 - 20 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 45 - 65 lb.
Lifespan: 11 - 15 years


Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix Personality

The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler and the Entlebucher Mountain Dog are known for being courageous and protective. The Blue Heeler is known for being loyal, brave, and protective. They are also very loving dogs. This dog will require a very strong and firm owner who makes sure to assert that they are the alpha and not the dog. They are cautious, yet non-threatening with strangers, and are affectionate towards family and children. Early socialization helps take care of any bad habits that could develop. She responds well to positive reinforcement, like all dogs. She should be rather affectionate and enjoy spending lots of time with you. Don’t plan on leaving her alone for long periods as he won’t do well alone. She wants to be with the “pack.”


Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. We obviously recommend that you look for a reputable animal rescue in your area to find your new mixed breed. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler mixed with the Entlebucher Mountain Dog might be prone to progressive retinal atrophy, hip dysplasia, deafness, among others.

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.


Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix Care


What are the grooming requirements?

Even if you know the breed, sometimes it is hard to tell if it will be a heavy shedder or a light shedder. Either way, Get ready to invest in a good vacuum if you want to keep your floors clean! Give them baths as needed, but not so much that you dry out their skin.

What are the exercise requirements?

Plan on taking them for extremely long walks and hikes to keep their energy level down. This mix will more than likely have a high energy level. This exercise will keep them from being destructive. A tired dog is a good dog. A tired dog is a good dog though. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the training requirements?

This is an intelligent dog that will be a little bit challenging to train. They are going to want to take the alpha position and need someone with a firm, strong, hand that can let them know their place. The best thing you can do is break the sessions into shorter daily sessions to keep their attention span higher. It might have a prey drive and be disposed to running for and chasing small prey, but if handled properly this can be managed. All dogs respond best to positive reinforcement. So make sure to praise her when she does well. She is an intelligent dog who loves to please, and loves a physical challenge. The more exercise she gets the easier she will be to train. Proper socialization is imperative to all dogs and puppies. Make sure to take her to the park and doggy day care to get her around as many people and dogs as possible.


Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Entlebucher Mountain Dog Mix Feeding

"A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible. A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

I good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background."



Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler Links

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