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Overview

Texas Heeler is a hybrid dog. Texas Heeler is a mix of Australian Shepherd dog and the Australian Cattle dog. A Lucy Guynes named Texan had registered her Texas Heeler in May 1970, after that the popularity of the Texas Heeler increased gradually. They are found in the Texas according to the Wikipedia. But some other breeder suggest that the both the Australian Shepherd and Australian Cattle Dog also called a Queensland Heeler always have found all over the country. Texas Heelers are the working dog and fullest with the intelligence, affection and loyalty. They are terrific dog and may be ideal for farms and the homes equally. Texas Heeler life expectancy may be from 12 years to 15 years in general. Normally Texas Heeler height may be 17-22 inches and the weight may be 25 – 50 pounds.

Texas Heeler has a good appearance like their parents. They may be so close to the Australian Cattle/Australian Shepherd dog in appearance. The coat of the Texas Heeler may be medium (1 to 3 inches) or smooth easy to groom. Some time they found with merle coat the brown, tan, blue ticked with white, blue merle, black and gray colors with a unique typical mark. They have a white marking between the eyes and Bentley marking on the brow. The coat may vary in texture from short to medium in length and smooth. The ears of the Texas Heelers are some time prick and sometimes fold over. The bob-tails sometimes has the Texas Heeler and some time has long tails. The head of the Texas Heeler is round shaped and good build. The muzzle is well proportional to the face and looking good.

Texas heelers are the extreme rapid in learning the things like the commands and the tricks. There are some breeders who wish to teach these hybrid dogs’ commando crawls and think dance to amuse and impress their friends, strangers and the family members as well. And some breeders teach these dogs how to work as a heeler and the herding dogs. Those breeders who tame the dogs for work they use them in the farms and these dogs functioning well in the farms. I believe that the Texas heelers may understand the 200 words. The Texas heelers may do well and happily for their owners who has the good command over these dogs. The Texas Heelers never bark excessive but they only bark to let you know that there is an intruder or a stranger in around you. They are more active and a good watch dog. They are normally used as working and herding dogs. Sometimes some breeders make them with socialization. With enough socialization they may be good with the children and the other dogs/pets.

Texas Heeler are very friendly dogs with children but not good with other dogs/cats and cattle, goats and the sheep. Sometimes they cannot good with the people. They are loyal and affectionate and excellent family dog. They may be good with children when have a good socialization. Texas Heelers sometimes have shorter, wiry hair, and sometimes have fluffier fur and long haired. In both types of the coat/fur the Texas Heelers are easy to groom. The grooming should be regular. Combing should be done with a good firm bristle. The ear cleaning should be regularly. The shampoo and the bathing is occasionally when needed.

The both parent dogs of Texas Heeler have some health issue as they Prone to hip dysplasia and PRA. The dogs with color of merle usually found to prone the deafness. The health issues of cataract, nasal solar dermatitis, the CHD, the CEA, iris coloboma, Lumbar sacral syndrome, epilepsy, WD, Pelger – Huet syndrome PRA, PPM, distichiasis, PDA and some are prone to hip dysplasia. All these health issues of the parent dogs of the Texas Heelers, and the Texas Heeler may be victim of any of these health issues. So it is advised when you are going to breed any dog you should have the pass the all test by a recognized vet.

Training is a thing which has a great influence and importance to make a dog brilliant dog. Texas Heelers are easy to train and has an ability to learn thing quickly. Texas Heelers are good and vigorous powerful dogs in youth and always wish to have a fully devoted and dominated pack leader. It is recommended that the socialization and training of the Texas Heeler from their puppy-hood. Early age is the only stage of life when you may mold a dog’s character to goodness Texas Heeler are the energetic dogs and required a powerful leader. When a leader has not ability to dominate over the dog and fail to show the leadership to a dog the dog can have the behavioral problems. There is so much training syllabus for the working dogs. The herding, the heeling, the hunting training is also the training that is must for the working dog

Texas Heelers are powerful and vigorous dogs and like to play. A daily long walk is necessary for the physical and mental health of the Texas Heeler. A long walk, running, jogging should be done every day if you want to keep these herding dogs healthy. When dogs have not enough exercises they may be the prey of the obesity.These are the working dogs and the working dogs have always good stamina to do the work for a long time without having relax. So these dogs may require some hard exercises. So they should have at least 30 to 45 minutes daily exercise. Whenever you have a dog in your company on a walk or running always lead the dog either on foot or bicycle. Leader should keep in the mind that dog should always follow the human because when dog walk ahead the human the dog will react in a dominated way that leads to the dog at the aggression and destructive behavior. A good leader always keeps the dog behind him and train the dog to walk on leash and follow the human leader.

Texas Heeler Life Expectancy

Texas Heeler life expectancy may be from 12 years to 15 years in general. Texas Heeler life expectancy may vary from the said years. These are just human’s estimations but the final decision is in the hand of divine.

Texas Heeler Appearance

Texas Heeler has a good appearance like their parents. They may be so close to the Australian Cattle/Australian Shepherd dog in appearance. The coat of the Texas Heeler may be medium (1 to 3 inches) or smooth easy to groom. Some time they found with merle coat the brown, tan, blue ticked with white, blue merle, black and gray colors with a unique typical mark. They have a white marking between the eyes and Bentley marking on the brow. The coat may vary in texture from short to medium in length and smooth. The ears of the Texas Heelers are some time prick and sometimes fold over. The bob-tails sometimes has the Texas Heeler and some time has long tails. The head of the Texas Heeler is round shaped and good build. The muzzle is well proportional to the face and looking good.

Texas Heeler Weight and Height

Normally Texas Heeler’s height may be 17-22 inches and the weight may be 25 – 50 pounds. The height and the weight of the hybrid dogs may depend on the size of the parent dogs.

Texas Heeler Temperament

Texas Heelers are the excellent Heelers and the herding dogs. They may heel and herd goats, sheep and cattle. Texas Heeler may also herd the pets like cats, other dogs and the sometimes the some people. Although the Texas Heelers are the hardworking dogs not like the purebred Queensland/cattle dogs. Texas Heelers are not completely stoic and cool at all. The having the traits of the Australian shepherds the Texas Heeler may have much affection towards the owners. They may be cautious and cannot discriminate sometime. They are loving dogs usually with a plenty of loving kisses delivery. They may be some good instinctive qualities of the both parent dogs and or one’s in its temperament.

Texas heelers are the extreme rapid in learning the things like the commands and the tricks. There are some breeders who wish to teach these hybrid dogs’ commando crawls and think dance to amuse and impress their friends, strangers and the family members as well. And some breeders teach these dogs how to work as a heeler and the herding dogs. Those breeders who tame the dogs for work they use them in the farms and these dogs functioning well in the farms. I believe that the Texas heelers may understand the 200 words.) The Texas heelers may do well and happily for their owners who has the good command over these dogs. The Texas Heelers never bark excessive but they only bark to let you know that there is an intruder or a stranger in around you. They are more active and a good watch dog. They are normally used as working and herding dogs. Sometimes some breeders make them with socialization. With enough socialization they may be good with the children and the other dogs/pets.

Texas Heeler behavior with children and other pets

Texas Heeler are very friendly dogs with children but not good with other dogs/cats and cattle, goats and the sheep. Sometimes they cannot good with the people. They are loyal and affectionate and excellent family dog. They may be good with children when have a good socialization

Texas Heeler Care & Grooming

Texas Heelers sometimes have shorter, wiry hair, and sometimes have fluffier fur and long haired. In both types of the coat/fur the Texas Heelers are easy to groom. The grooming should be regular. Combing should be done with a good firm bristle. The ear cleaning should be regularly. The shampoo and the bathing is occasionally when needed.

Texas Heeler Health Issues

The both parent dogs have some health issue as they Prone to hip dysplasia and PRA. The dogs with color of merle usually found to prone the deafness. The health issues of cataract, nasal solar dermatitis, the CHD, the CEA, iris coloboma, Lumbar sacral syndrome, epilepsy, vWD, Pelger – Huet syndrome PRA, PPM, distichiasis, PDA and some are prone to hip dysplasia. All these health issues of the parent dogs of the Texas Heelers, and the Texas Heeler may be victim of any of these health issues. So it is advised when you are going to breed any dog you should have the pass the all test by a recognized vet.

Texas Heeler Training

Training is a thing which has a great influence and importance to make a dog brilliant dog. Texas Heelers are easy to train and has an ability to learn thing quickly. Texas Heelers are good and vigorous powerful dogs in youth and always wish to have a fully devoted and dominated pack leader. It is recommended that the socialization and training of the Texas Heeler from their puppy-hood. Early age is the only stage of life when you may mold a dog’s character to goodness Texas Heeler are the energetic dogs and required a powerful leader. When a leader has not ability to dominate over the dog and fail to show the leadership to a dog the dog can have the behavioral problems. There is so much training syllabus for the working dogs. The herding, the heeling, the hunting training is also the training that is must for the working dog.

Texas Heeler Exercise

Texas Heelers are powerful and vigorous dogs and like to play. A daily long walk is necessary for the physical and mental health of the Texas Heeler. A long walk, running, jogging should be done every day if you want to keep these herding dogs healthy. When dogs have not enough exercises they may be the prey of the obesity. These are the working dogs and the working dogs have always good stamina to do the work for a long time without having relax. So these dogs may require some hard exercises. So they should have at least 30 to 45 minutes daily exercise. Whenever you have a dog in your company on a walk or running always lead the dog either on foot or bicycle. Leader should keep in the mind that dog should always follow the human because when dog walk ahead the human the dog will react in a dominated way that leads to the dog at the aggression and destructive behavior. A good leader always keeps the dog behind him and train the dog to walk on leash and follow the human leader.

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