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The Australian Kelpi is sometimes known as the Kelpie or Barb .
History: The Australian Kelpie was developed around 1870, and originates from both the British and Scottish Terriers.Many also believe that dingoes and some other breeds played a role.
The Kelpie was bred for herding sheep in Australia and played an important role in the Australian sheep and wool industry.
Many of these Kelpies are still used in Europe,North America and Australia for sheep herding today.The Kelpie enjoys agility and needs to be kept active .
They are also known for their great companionship.
Description: Medium- size, agile dog.
Double Coat with thick undercoat.Weather-resistant outer coat
Thick ruff at neck which may be blue, black, or red, with or without tan markings, or all tan.
White patch possibly on toes and chest
Height: 17-20 inches
Temperament: Active, intelligent, easygoing, friendly.One-person dog.
The Australian Kelpie enjoys being active and having a job to do.Countryside or farm environments are best for this breed.
Needs:Positive training, exercise, socialization
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