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Australian Kelpies: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Australian Kelpie puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Australian Kelpies...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Australian Kelpie Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Australian Kelpie FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Australian Kelpies.


Training Australian Kelpies

I'll show you how to teach your Australian Kelpie puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Australian Kelpie Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Australian Kelpie health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an Australian Kelpie

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Australian Kelpie from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Australian Kelpie puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.