New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale
When looking for New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale, you will find this is a rare breed but are becoming increasingly popular. This breed is also referred to as the New Zealand Sheepdog. The New Zealand Huntaway originated in New Zealand in the 1900s for the purpose of herding flocks of sheep. The New Zealand Huntaway was developed over the past 100 years by the crossbreeding of the Border Collie, Irish Setter, German Shepherd, English Hound, Old English Sheepdog, Labrador, and probably other breeds in order to create an ideal dog to work flocks of sheep. The New Zealand Huntaway is known as a unique sheep herding dog and highly valued by the sheep owners. The New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale are referred to as headers because they go to the head of the sheep to turn them. This breed uses its voice to drive the sheep and follows behind the flock to move them forward. The New Zealand Huntaway is used today to herd sheep for farms in New Zealand and to compete in field trials and sheep herding. The New Zealand Huntaway is currently not recognized by any major kennel clubs. The New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale average between 20 and 24 inches in height and weigh between 40 and 65 pounds. Note that this is a general size range for this breed; this breed comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. The New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale tend to be a fairly healthy breed but may suffer from hip dysplasia. There are no specific puppies for sale breed standards for the New Zealand Huntaway. These puppies for sale are more valued for their working ability than their physical characteristics. The ears of this breed tend to be half folded and set wide apart. The eyes are orange-brown, brown, blue, or a mixed colors. The legs are long and heavy. The tail is long and thick and tends to be held erect. The coat of the New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale comes in three types: smooth, rough, and grizzly that requires regular brushing. This breed is considered an average shedder. The coat colors of the New Zealand Huntaway are black, black and tan, and an occasional white or brindle. When you see New Zealand Huntaway puppies for sale and make the decision to make one of these puppies for sale a member of your family, you will find this breed a friendly, energetic, active, and a great family pet. The New Zealand Huntaway is known be good with children. This breed tends to get along well with other dogs and animals. These puppies for sale are intelligent and easy to train. This breed responds best to firm or gentle training methods. The New Zealand Huntaway is friendly with strangers; this breed makes a good watch dog but not a good guard dog. These puppies for sale do fine living in an apartment as long as they receive a great deal of daily exercise. These puppies for sale will make a great addition to any family; they will perform as a watchdog, playmate and companion.