Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

First of all, I would like to congrats you for considering to adopt a new Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix in your home. Butt, before you adopt any kind of Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix in your home, there are lots of things that we need to consider first. There are tons of factors that are needed to know before adopting any kind of pets.


These factors can play a huge role in determining how much your lifestyle, as well as a family lifestyle, is going to be affected by keeping an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix.

Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)



Yes, no doubt that it can be very fun and exciting to be around an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix but it can also be very worrisome for some owners to take care of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix if they have not trained properly. If you have not taken care of them properly, they may not be happy.


There are lots of fundamentals that can be used in recommending how healthy and happy they are going to be in their whole lifetime.


In this guide, you will get to know about the food requirements, se grooming needs, training tips, and many more about Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix as well as how you can keep them healthy all lifelong.


I hope you do know that all the hybrid dog including Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix comes with some genetic health problems that will be discussed in this article but don’t worry, in this article, I’ll tell you how you can tackle those health problems and prevent them.


Before I tell you the physical appearance or more about the Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix, let’s know what exactly an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is. If you already know what is Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix then Congrats but if you don’t know then here is what you need to know.

What Is Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

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Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is a modern-day designer hybrid or a dog that has been bred by cross-breeding an Australian Shepherd and an English Springer Spaniel. They can be fun, energetic, outgoing, and Lively dog breed.

Let me aware that they are going to be very exciting but remember one thing. adopting a pure breed dog is different and taking care of them while adopting a hybrid dog needs special care and attention.


If you want to adopt a hybrid dog then it is very important for you to understand that they are going to come with some unique behavior as well as physical traits.


Yes, you heard right, it is almost impossible to know the exact physical and behavioral traits of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix. Each puppy will have different traits depending upon how much a and from whom it has inherited most of its genetic.


If An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix inherits most of its traits from the first parent Australian Shepherd then they will have behavioral and physical traits more like them.


But in case if they inherit most of their behavior as well as physical traits from the other parent English Springer Spaniel then you can expect an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix to be mostly like them.


Before we come to a conclusion, let’s know about physical appearance. From here I am going to tell you the physical appearance and characteristics of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix while discussing the temperament and the health issues also for sure but before that, let’s take a quick look at some Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix pictures.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Pictures

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Physical Appearance

Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

First, the physical appearance of each puppy is going to be different from one another and will vary from puppy to puppy depending upon how much and from whom they have inherited most of its traits. But before that, let me tell you it is not impossible to know the physical appearance.


If you take a closer look at the physical traits of their parents then we will get to know about the expected physical appearance of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix which we are going to do. The physical appearance part has been divided into three sections which include size, coat, and color.


Here I am going to tell you about the size, color, and coat quality of a Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix. After that, I will also tell you about the characteristics which include height, weight, and lifespan.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Coat

Talking about the first parent, Australian Shepherd comes in a double coat on its body which sheds a lot.

On the other hand, talking about the other parent, English Springer Spaniel also comes with a double coat on its body which clearly means that the offspring will carry the same.


Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is going to carry the same and is likely to come in a double coat on its body.


If an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix comes in a double coat body then it really means that an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat will shed in the hot weather but not in cold weather. Apart from that, you can expect your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix to be an aggressive shedder.


Don’t be worried about it because I am going to tell you how to deal with it and you can keep their shedding at a minimum.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Color

Talking about the color of the first parents’ parent Australian Shepherd comes in a merle red, merle blue, merle brown, and the tricolor of black-brown-white.

On the other hand, the color of a Springer Spaniel Mix is likely to be black with white marking, white with black marking, white with red marking, and the tricolor. You can also find tricolor English Springer Spaniel.


It is unexpected to predict the exact color of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix because each puppy can have different types of color. Usually, your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is likely to come in any of their parent’s color.


Most of the time it has been seen that an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix comes in a tri-color which includes mostly white, black, and brown.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Size

Talking about the size of the first parent, Australian Shepherd is a medium to large size dog breed and on the other hand, English Springer Spaniel is also a medium to large size dog breed.


So, it really means that an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is also going to be a medium-sized dog breed with a thick double layered coat on its body shining tricolor.



Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Characteristics

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

Ok, just like a physical appearance, it is also next to impossible to know the exact character of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix but if you take the common of the Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix parents characteristics then we can know the expected characteristics of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix which we are also going to do here.


Let me tell you one thing, the characteristic that has been discussed below is the expected one a and it’s totally based upon our research. Don’t think that your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is going to be based on these characteristics.


Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can have different characteristics also as they are a mutt. I’ve again divided it into three sections which include weight, height, lifespan.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Height

Australian Shepherd Height: 18 to 23 inches tall at the shoulder

English Springer Spaniel Height: 1 foot, 6 inches to 1 foot, 10 inches tall at the shoulder

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Height: 18 to 23 inches tall at the shoulder

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Weight

Australian Shepherd Weight: 40 to 65 pounds

English Springer Spaniel Weight: 45 to 55 pounds

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Weight: 45 to 55 pounds

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Lifespan

Australian Shepherd Lifespan: 12 to 15 years

English Springer Spaniel Lifespan: 9 to 15 years

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Lifespan:10 to 12 years

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Temperament

Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

Well, my talking about the temperament, it is also next to impossible to know the exact temperament of a Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix but if we try our best then we will be able to know the expected temperament of a Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix.

So it means that an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix will have a unique temperament. They can also have some issues if you have not trained them properly. Let me tell you one thing, early and proper training is necessary to raise a well mannered dog specially hybrid like this one.


Adding to that, an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can be a very fun, exciting, loving, smart and intelligent dog breed. Apart from that, they can also be very friendly if they have been socialized early.


By Early socialization, it clearly mean that you have to introduce them to other people, your kid when they are puppies. Plus, it will be very good if you train them early also. Apart from that if you’re looking for a great companionship who can make a great friendship with your family as well as kids that they are going to be the best one.


Apart from that, let me clear one thing, you may also have to deal with some behavior issues if they have not been trained properly. Added to that, let me clarify, if you’re looking for a great Watchdog then you are in the right place because they make great watchdog also. As you know, they have been used as a hunting dog and Australian Shepherd tends to have high prey drive, you can expect of strength and aggressiveness to be shown in front of strangers. Apart from that, you might expect some aggressive behavior.


That is why I would highly recommend you to always walk your dog. As you know they are high energy dogs, it is always necessary to walk them twice a day to drain their energy. If they are full of energy that they can start jumping on and off the furniture destroying your things. They can be very disturbing and destructive.


In addition to that, they are not going to be a good dog when they are left Alone. They can’t always be alone. Plus, they don’t like to being ignored by you or any of your family member.


If they feel that they have been ignored by you or any of your family member then you can expect your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix to start some bad behavior. They can start chewing your belongings just to give you some kind of notion that they need some attention from you or from your family member.


They don’t do good when they are left alone on their own for an extended amount of time. If you are planning to leave your Springer Spaniel Mix for more than 6 hours then be ready to pay for a caretaker.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Health Issues

I hope that you do know about health concerns that are likely to occur in a hybrid like this one. If you don’t know that it might feel sad to you but unfortunately every single hybrid dog that has been bred till now comes with some genetic health problem that they inherit from each of their parents side. These health problems can be minor or major depending upon the care they got as well as the Genetics they carry from the parent.


Minor problems can be easily treated but major ones can be life-threatening. Don’t worry because I will tell you how you can be on the safe side. The best way is to go for the occasion testing to your veterinarian with your dog.


Occasional testing is done on their skin, elbow, and hip to identify and eliminates any kind of possible threat that might occur in the future. Here, I am going to tell you the health concern that is likely to appear in your Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix in the future.


An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is going to have the health problems that they had inherited from their parent’s genetic which clearly means that if you take a closer look at its parent health problem then you will be able to determine the expected health problem.


In addition to that,I let me tell you one thing, the expected health problems that has been discussed about Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix are expected ones and are upon our research.


Don’t think that your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is going to have any of these health problems only. Your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can have his own kind of health problems in no time also if you don’t take care of them properly.


To be on the safe side, learn how you can take care of them. Now let’s learn about the health problems that are likely to occur in an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix.


Australian Shepherd Health Problems

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Cataracts
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Epilepsy



English Springer Spaniel Health Problems

  • Skin Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Phosphofructokinase (PFK) Deficiency
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
  • Ear Infections
  • Entropion



Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Health Problems

  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Phosphofructokinase (PFK) Deficiency
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)Elbow Dysplasia
  • Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Cataracts

How To Take Care Of An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

Here I am going to tell you how you can take care of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix to keep them healthy and Happy all lifelong. Taking care of an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix totally depends upon the grooming, bathing, feeding, and training. I am going to give you all the tips regarding grooming, feeding, and training.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Grooming Requirements

You may not think but grooming plays a huge role in determining how healthy they are going to be. Proper grooming also plays an important role in appearance but yes it can have a major impact on health also.


Brushing the coat is one of the most important factors of grooming and after that bathing comes in the second position.

How To brush An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Coat?


You can easily brush the Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat using a good quality brush but remember that you should always choose the brush that perfectly fits their skin. The slicker brush is what is going to be ideal for your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat.


Do remember that you should brush your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat in the direction of their hair growth otherwise, it will be very painful for Dog. I hope you know that it is recommended to brush your coat once a day always.


Remember to brush your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat outside your home if you want to keep the mess outside and prevent it from getting collected inside.


Apart from that, if you are allergic to a dog then make sure you have someone who can brush their coat on behalf of you.


This is the slicker brush that I’ve been using for the past few years and it has been delivering me amazing results.

How To Bath Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

Bathing Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can be easy if you know the proper steps. You must understand that you should never bathe a Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix frequently.


It is not recommended to bathe a Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix more than once a month. You should bath Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix only once a month or when needed with the proper organic shampoo and conditioner.


If you bathe an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix more than once a month then their skin gets dry which really means that the shedding and dander forming will be more aggressive which is not good.


The quality of their coat is going to be affected by the quality of the shampoo. Here are the shampoos and conditioner that I’ve been using.



Apart from that, I would highly recommend you brush your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix coat before you bathe them to get the best result. In this way, you will be able to wash away all the dirt as well as lose hair with the water.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Dietary Requirement

What Kind Of Food You Should Avoid Feeding An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

You should always avoid feeding your Springer Spaniel Australian Shepherd Mix any kind of human-made food as well as cheap foods. Yes, you heard it right.


Who doesn’t want to save some money when purchasing foods especially dog foods but let me clear you one thing, all the cheap foods that are available in the market do have the nutritious but doesn’t have the right balance of Nutrition.


From the recent survey, it has been proved that hybrid dogs need a proper diet and the right balance of nutritions which cheap food may not provide.


What Kind Of Food You Should Provide To An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

You should go for a food that has the right balance of Nutrition or the food that has been recommended here.


These are the foods that are perfect for any kind of hybrid dog including an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix.


Apart from that these foods not only contain the right balance of Nutrition but also is rich in protein which is good for their growth.

What Kind Of Supplement You Should Feed To Your Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix?

You should always feed or include Omega 3 fatty acid supplements into their diet because they are very good for their skin and coat. Apart from that, the use of the supplement can also eliminate any kind of dysplasia which mainly includes hip or elbow dysplasia.


Make sure that the Omega-3 fatty acids supplements that you are choosing have been derived from the wild fish rather than the pon farm fish.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Training Requirements

You can easily trim an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix because they are very easy to train if they are being trained early. It is recommended to always reward them when they perform the best at the session.


With proper training, you can make them bark on command, roll over, fetch, play dead, and many more tricks.


Apart from that, by proper training Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can also learn how to behave aroundnd strangers as well as guest

FAQ

Our Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Friendly?

Yes, Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is a very friendly dog breed if they have been properly socialized and trained early. An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix can easily get along with kids, families, strangers, and other pets also

How Much Does An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Puppy Cost?

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix puppy can cost you around $500 to $800 depending upon the availability of the puppy, quality of the puppy, and your residential location. If you’re planning to adopt a puppy with health insurance then be ready to pay more.

Where To Find An Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Puppy?

You can easily locate a well-known breeder by doing a quick nearby search. Apart from that, you can also Google it to check the availability of the puppy on different websites. The last option is to import one from another state or country which is going to cost you more.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix Puppies For Sale

Here are some websites where you can always check the availability of the puppy and its cost. You can always purchase it.

Adopt-a-pet.com (United States)
Nextdaypets.com (International)
Petfinder.com (Canada and the United States)

Final Thought



I hope that I managed to give me some valuable information on the Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix as well as how you can take care of them. If you have any questions regarding the Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix then you can comment below and ask me, I’ll give your answer as soon as possible.


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Adding to that, I have shared more than 200 + articles on mixed-breed dogs on this website for you to find your ideal one.


If you don’t think that an Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix is going to be the perfect companion for you then don’t be worried because there are other mixed-breed dogs as well as thus guides on those hybrid dogs.


I hope I will get to see you on another post as well until then, take care and goodbye.

Australian Shepherd Springer Spaniel Mix: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

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