Slide photos below are just some of current and past puppies — click on puppies available button to go to pages to see what we have available currently. Please read How it works. Hughes Toys is an internationally known line.
The hair around the ears and eyes should not be white. The coat may be straight or slightly wavy, and should have feathering on the back of the legs, and a mane and frill around the neck. Hair on the head, front of the forelegs and on the outside of the ears is shorter than the rest of the coat.
The AKC has grouped all of the breeds that it registers into seven categories, or groups, roughly based on function and heritage. Breeds are grouped together because they share traits of form and function or a common heritage. He is slightly longer than tall with bone that is moderate and in proportion to body size and height without extremes.
Hughes Toys is an internationally known line. Puppies are on pages by estimated mature size. Scroll down to see all pages.
If you are looking to add a Teacup, Mini, or Toy Australian Shepherd to your home then you are at the right place! We strive for excellence in breeding and raising these precious little pups. Quality, temperament, beauty, and health are several key aspects of our breeding program.
Toy Australian Shepherds are under 14 inches tall at the shoulders and weigh up to about 20 pounds. There are several pictures of adults on our website. The best way to describe them is to take a 12 inch ruler and stand it up on end.
The Teacup Australian Shepherd is a very controversial breed, the main point of contention being that of trying to establish just what breed of dog it actually is. Efforts were made to keep the breed pure, apparently with some success, although there have been some disagreements on that issue. In any event, the mini Aussie was similar in nearly all respects to its larger, standard-size cousin, with the only real difference being that of size.
If you're hankering for a handsome Australian shepherd but want a smaller dog, no problem. These versatile canines come in standard, miniature and toy sizes. No matter the size, these dogs all share the same qualities.
Small dogs, most types grow up to 18 inches tall and weigh up to 40lbs. Their personality is frequently intelligent, loyal and very active. In the s small Australian Shepherds were also used to found the Miniature American Shepherd breed, and a lot of people are still confused about the difference between a mini Australian Shepherd and a Miniature American Shepherd. Mini Aussies are appealing to people who love the full size Australian Shepherd, but have less room at home for a dog.