The Aussie breed has an open and very friendly nature, making it an ideal companion for humans. It doesn’t matter how old you are – this pet is your best friend, period. No more, no less. If you are an elderly person and need a companion to make your daily life easier, Aussie is an excellent choice.
Basque shepherds took their dogs first to Australia and then to the United States. That is why the Americans called the dogs Australian Shepherds.