Australian Kelpie Breed overview
The Australian Kelpie is a medium dog that was originally bred in order to muster and drove livestock. They are considered as intelligent and skilled dogs that have a very rich history.
Australian Kelp contains the compact body and broad chest. Lower body is muscular and the tail is medium sized. Most Kelpies have a double coat with a short undercoat that is covered by a straight overcoat.
They come in different colours such as:
They were originally bred in order to work, that is why they are energetic and you have to exercise and walk them frequently. You should jog or take it for a walk once a day, because that way he keeps mind and body healthy and active.
Suitability for Children – Medium
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – High
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Amount of hair shed – Heavy
Food Cost – $10 to $ 15
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58