Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

Good breeders versus bad breeders -- how to tell the difference! Temperament tests for evaluating Australian Kelpie puppies and adult dogs for sale and adoption.

Australian Kelpie dog breed

Buying or adopting an
Australian Kelpie

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2016

Don't get ANY Australian Kelpie until you read my book, Dog Quest: Find The Dog Of Your Dreams.

Girl hugging a dog Adopting an Australian Kelpie From Rescue
Pros and cons of adopting a dog from a rescue group.

Little brown dog saying Pick Me! Adopting an Australian Kelpie From The Animal Shelter
How to find a good dog (purebred or mixed) at the animal shelter or humane society.

Symbols for male and female Male Dogs versus Female Dogs
Which one makes a better pet?

Scale Dog Breeders: How To Find a Good Australian Kelpie Breeder
How to tell the difference between good breeders and clueless breeders.

Girl holding up a puppy and looking at him How To Choose a Good Australian Kelpie Puppy
How to test the temperament and personality of Australian Kelpie puppies and pick the best puppy in a litter.

Puppy in a pet shop window Pet Shop Puppies: Buying an Australian Kelpie Puppy From a Pet Store
Oh, I have plenty to say about buying a puppy from a pet shop!