Australian Kelpie Mix
Australian Kelpie Mix
Australian Kelpie Mix

History

For much of the 20th century and early 21st century it was claimed that kelpies were partly descended from dingoes.[7] In 2019, a genomic study indicated that the kelpie had no dingo ancestry

Care and Health

This is a hardy breed with few health problems, but they are susceptible to disorders common to all breeds, like cryptorchidism, hip dysplasia, cerebellar abiotrophy and luxating patella.

Fun Fact

This breed has a population of 2 million – 3 million

Good For

Kelpies are herding dogs that will prevent stock from moving away from the stockman.

Attributes

They are intelligent and easy to train dogs making them well tempered and good pets especially with children. However they do require a lot of physical exercise and mental stimulation. Otherwise they can get bored and be disruptive by constantly barking or digging, or by chewing on things.

Traits

Size medium, medium Fur, sheds a lot, high energy.

The Cutest Australian Kelpie Mixes on Pet Parade

  • Koko
  • Molly
  • Winter
  • Maya
  • Kira