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Australian Cattle Dog

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Tessa - Blue Heeler
Australian Cattle Dog (red male)
Australian Cattle Dog-Red Manors Bahla-from Southern Germany
Like many herding dogs, Cattle Dogs have high energy levels and active minds. They need plenty of exercise and a job to do, so non-working dogs need to participate in dog sports, learning tricks, or other activities that engage their body and mind.

Some individuals find repetitive training frustrating and dull, so owners should aim to make training sessions varied and more exciting in order to keep their dog interested. Cattle Dogs who do not receive the appropriate exercise and entertainment will invent their own, often destructive, activities. These dogs are, by nature, wary. They are naturally cautious, and grow more so as they age. Their cautious nature towards strangers makes them perfect guard dogs, when trained for this task.

Cattle Dogs drive cattle by nipping at their heels or tails, but they have also been known to herd other animals.

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"that is a wierd looking dog "

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Australian Cattle Dog Facts

The name of the domestic breed...
Australian Cattle Dog
The area where the animal first came from...
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal...
50cm (20in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is...
20kg (45lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for...
15 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
Herd Dog
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Grey, Red, Black
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts...
Strong minded yet loyal and loving
The level of house-training needed for the animal...
Should be trained from an early age and respond best to firm and fair training

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