This dog comes from New Zealand, where it is used mainly for herding sheep. It measures between 50cm and 60cm and weighs between 18kilos and 30kilos. It is a muscular dog, but its silhouette is harmonious. Its hair is short and can be soft or rough. The coat is usually fawn and black, but it can be any color. This is a very strong animal and very energetic and dynamic, it needs lots of exercise. It is also a loving and sociable dog with its family. Warning: it is reputed to be quite noisy!