Muscular and compact with a smooth undercoat and harsh overcoat. They are blue and red with black or tan moarkings.
Progressive retinal atrophy and skin problems.
Australian Cattle Dogs are eager to learn and please. They like reassurance at all times. They are enthusiastic and courageous. They prefer being the only dog in the household.
Australian Cattle Dogs grow quite rapidly between 9 and 12 months old, so they need adequate nutrition.
2 hours a day. They are capable of great endurance.
Australian Cattle Dogs moult moderately and could do with a brush once a week.
Australia. They were originally crossbred from Collies and Dingos in the mid 17th century.
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