Australian Cattle Dog
Medium dog breeds
|Size Type:||Medium dog breeds|
|Height:||18-20 inches (46-51 cm)|
|Form of ear:||V-shaped ears|
|Form of a tail:||Tail brush|
|Life span:||10-13 years|
|Japanese Site：||Australian Cattle Dog|
The history of this dog, I date back to the 1840-1850 circa. Blue Healer, Queensland healer, and Australian healer, place name of each has been a breed name at the time. By the dog to manage the cattle, and the cattle roundup chase, I had also has the courage to bite the cattle, if necessary with the healer. In addition, the ability to turn down the body to fall when the cattle run, in order to move to where the dog does not interfere reflexively, to avoid danger, and or aeration on the ground was also wearing. It is certified in 1979 with the American Kennel Club, popularity is rising slowly.
Body size is medium, square muscular impression. Head is broad, the snout is strong there is depth. Ears are upright away, but perk when it is especially wary. The size of the eye in the dark medium. The neck is strong, thick chest is wide. Limbs thick muscular thigh. The tail is drooping but usually, lifting the horizontal when you are active. Some species of tail that Sutanpi Tail Cattle Dog else. Guard hair rough straight, undercoat double coat that is moderately dense.
It is obedience to well accustomed to family, but cautious shy for others and other dogs. If there is to be subject to abuse or aggressive to strangers and children, in some cases the bite sometimes. For loyalty to the family is very strong, it's the best breed as a guard dog.
Blue became mottled, with and without some of the marking black, tan or blue, with red containing the small plaques are in and those not to be of a dark red markings on the head.
How to Care & How to Train
Once a week, may be about 15 minutes brushing.
It has been bred dog as hard labor in Australia. This active dog so much, need exercise energetic for a long period of time. Walk twice a day at least.
Disease to be careful
Hearing impairment, pan-progressive retinal atrophy, lens luxation, cataracts, hip dysplasia, hearing impairment, progressive retinal atrophy
Disease that can be seen occasionally
Inspection want to
Hip joint test, hearing test, ophthalmic examination