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Australian Kelpie

Size: Medium

Weight: 25 - 45 lbs.

Height: 17" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: A very hardy breed.

Origin: Australia

Also Known As: Kelpie, Barb

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog, Herding, Show Dog

Exercise Needs

The Australian Kelpie demands daily vigorous exercise. This dog is not recommended for city or apartment living.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

Australian Kelpie is a friendly, loyal, intelligent and agile breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Requires early socialization.

History

This breed dates back to the 1870s and is thought to be a mix of Border Collie and a mixed breed named Kelpie. Some believe that the breed originally included Dingo.

Dog Food for Your Australian Kelpie

Puppy select formula dog food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Picky No More medium breed dog food

Picky No More™ Medium Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of dogs.