Australian Shepherds have blue eyes due to a condition called heterochromia. Heterochromia happens when there is a lack or excess of melanin (pigment) in the iris. Dogs with blue eyes will consequently have a lack of melanin in their iris.How many puppies can an Australian Shepherd have?
Aussies like to herd whenever they can so if you are running with your Aussie expect to be herded. The average number of puppies for an Australian Shepherd litter is seven but it can range from six to nine puppies.