meet theAustralian Kelpie


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Did You Know?

From the July 2017 Board Meeting - Two new breeds were added to the Foundation Stock Service Program – Carolina Dog and Australian Kelpie.

Australian Kelpies were developed in Australia in the 1870’s and were first imported into the US in the early 1900’s. Working Kelpies and Australian National Kennel Club Kelpies in...

Australian Kelpies were bred to work all day on vast Australian sheep stations in extreme heat and difficult conditions sometimes herding flocks of thousands of sheep. They have endurance,...

Australian Kelpies are highly intelligent, very biddable and remarkably trainable - INT&NORD LCH LP Korad LWW-98 LWW-95 SE BCh SE UCh Draco won the World Obedience Championship twice, in...

The name Kelpie means “Water Sprite” in Gaelic as the breed was developed from Scottish herding dogs. One of the foundation dogs of the breed was named Kelpie and her pups were called...

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black & Tan 018
Blue & Tan 044
Chocolate 071
Chocolate & Tan 072
Fawn 082
Fawn & Tan 301
Red 140
Black 007
Blue 037
Cream 076


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
White Markings 014