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Pet Care Specialists
(402) 285-7053
3618 Howard Blvd
Columbus, NE
Hours
Monday 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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Sandhill
(308) 577-6367
4506 S Rt 47
Woodstock, NE
Breeds
Poodle, Toy

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Dierking's Kennel
(402) 248-6493
RR 1 Box 26
Liberty, NE
Breeds
Miniature Pinscher

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Heartland''s Huskies
(402) 274-4560
1120-6th Street
Auburn, NE
Breeds
Alaskan Klee Kai

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Jemar
(402) 426-2295
10776 County Rd 34
Blair, NE
Breeds
Rottweiler

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Preferred Genetics For Bovine
(402) 564-9858
33361 126TH Ave
Columbus, NE

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House Barrett
(173) 980-2979
Rheinstrasse 92
Gross Rohrheim, NE
Breeds
German Shepherd Dog

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Sand Hills
(402) 823-4167
PO Box 68
Cody, NE
Breeds
Scottish Deerhound

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Vom Springer
(308) 284-4539
199 Peterson Dr
Ogallala, NE
Breeds
German Shepherd Dog

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Marric Kennel
(402) 665-2223
360 County Rd 21
Ceresco, NE
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Papillon

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Old English Sheepdog - Guide to Old English Sheepdogs

Description: The Old English Sheepdog is a large dog with a characteristic massive, long and shaggy coat which covers the face and eyes. It is believed this breed's lineage originated in the early 19th century in the southwestern counties of England. While there are no records to document exactly which breeds contributed to today's Old English Sheepdog, many agree the Bearded Collie played a significant role. However, others claim it was one of the Bearded Collie's ancestors - the Russian Owtchar.

Old English Sheepdogs have great stamina and were widely used as a drover's dog. By the early 1900s, they were already in the United States and were owned, bred and shown by half of the top ten wealthiest American families which included the Vanderbilts, Morgans and Guggenheims.

The Old English Sheep dog was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1905.

Height: The height measured from top of withers to the ground for a male Old English Sheepdog is 22 inches (55.8 cm) and upward. Bitches: 21 inches (53.3 cm) and upward. The length and height for the Old English Sheepdog is just about the same. ~AKC Standard This breed has great symmetry.

Weight: The weight for a male Old English Sheepdog is between 80 - 100 pounds (36.3 - 45.4 kg) and for bitches between 60 - 85 pounds (27.2 - 38.6 kg).

Coat Type : The Old English Sheepdog has a profuse, shaggy and straight coat. The texture is coarse and the undercoat is waterproof. The outline and texture of the Old English Sheepdog's coat should remain natural. Basic grooming which requires a thorough brushing about three times a week for an adult can occupy 3 - 4 hours of your week!

Old English SheepdogColor: The Old English Sheepdog's coat color can be "Any shade of gray, grizzle, blue or blue merle with or without white markings or in reverse." ~AKC Standard

Temperament : The Old English Sheepdog is intelligent and very even tempered. He is loving and thrives when he is with his family. It is important to be aware that this breed demands a lot of love, care and attention from his family - otherwise, behavioral problems may arise. The Old English Sheepdog is excellent with children. He will bark if something is out of the norm, making him a good watch dog (but not a guard dog). These dogs should be exercised daily - at least a long walk, jog, free play or by playing fetch.

Health Concerns: Health issues which can affect the Old English Sheepdog include: hip dysplasia, th...

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