Australian Cattle Dog

  • Size

  • Height

    Males - 18 to 20 inches at the withers
    Females - 17 to 19 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    35 to 45 lbs.
  • Coat

  • Color

    Red speckle or blue
  • Activities

    Agility, Herding, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor


Agile, strong and courageous, the Australian Cattle Dog was developed in the 1800s in Australia. An intelligent and determined high-energy working dog, the Australian Cattle Dog is happiest in large, open spaces with an engaging job to do. This loyal and protective breed bonds closely with his family, but his owners must establish themselves as the pack leaders. The breed’s smooth, short coat requires occasional bathing and brushing.

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