meet theWorking Kelpie

theHistory

Training &Temperament

  • Children

    Yes

    100% agree

  • Other Pets

    Yes

    86%agree

  • Training

    Yes

    89% agree

  • Time Alone

    Yes

    67% agree

Did You Know?

The Working Kelpie has been assigned the Herding Group designation.

Kelpies stand on their hind legs to look around.

Kelpies originated in Australia about 1870.

The Working Kelpie has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since March 2014

Kelpies "back" sheep. They run across the backs of sheep to move them through tight places.

From the March 2014 Board Meeting - One new breed was added to the Foundation Stock Service Program - the Working Kelpie.

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.

Colors

Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Blue 037
Fawn 082
Red 140

Markings

Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Tan Points 029