A breed developed in Australian from a mating of two black and tan smooth collies. The breed name comes from the first female of the breed – called “Kelpie” meaning water sprite in Gaelic. This is a herding dog,so this breed needs a job to keep them busy
We currently do not have Australian Kelpie breeders listed with CADF.
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