Australian Kelpie

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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



Australian Kelpie:

We currently do not have Australian Kelpie breeders listed with CADF.

For more information on the Australian Kelpie breed, please refer to:

Working Australian Kelpies Of Canada Inc


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