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Aussie muzzles

Julie MalinowJulie Malinow Posts: 5Member
edited 6 January, 2010 in Australian Shepherd
I have noticed a difference in the shape of the muzzle on Aussies. Some are more of a squared shape, while others are more narrow. Is there a preferred shape per breed standard? Why such a difference in appearance, does it just depend on bloodlines?

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  • Jillian WilkinsJillian Wilkins N. Richland HillsPosts: 60Member
    edited 26 December, 2009
    I don't know but my Aussies have very different faces like you described. My female looks more like a BC in the face while my male look like most of the other Aussies we see.
  • LilyRose MarksLilyRose Marks Posts: 3Member
    edited 29 December, 2009
    I've noticed that females tend to have longer, more narrow muzzles. Merlyn's a Male and his mom had a very narrow face, while his father had that classic, boxy, square head, which he has also.
  • Stacey OsburnStacey Osburn Grand RapidsPosts: 10Member
    edited 6 January, 2010
    My girl has a very narrow muzzle (almost sheltie like) - I kinda like her foxy face :-) My friends with aussies have a mix, some with blockier heads and some with narrow faces.
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