A herding dog intermediate between the parents, and like them of collie type. The Border Aussie is a herding dog of collie type. It is not a breed in its own right, but a cross of the Border Collie and the Australian Shepherd.
The most common colors for Border Aussies are black, brown, merle, red, and white.
The Border Aussie is a large crossbreed known for being cheerful, intelligent, and loving. To keep it healthy, it will need to get exercise regularly. Known to be multi-talented, the Border Aussie participates in a wide variety of activities such as agility, competitive obedience, and tracking. Training will be enjoyable. This dog is inclined to listen to commands and obey its owner. This breed will require fewer repetitions to obey specific instructions, pleasing owners who like to see quick results. This dog will not likely bark and alert its owners when an intruder is present. It will need daily exercise to maintain its shape. Committed and active owners will enjoy performing fitness activities with this breed. In isolation, this dog breed might not be the best option for kids. However, to mitigate the risks, have the puppy grow up with kids and provide it with plenty of pleasant and relaxed experiences with them. This breed is also friendly toward other pets.