Kōrero: Farm dogs

Australian cattle dog

Australian cattle dog

Regarded as the toughest of all farm dogs, this breed is used for controlling cattle. It is also known as the blue heeler, Australian heeler or Queensland blue heeler.

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Clive Dalton, 'Farm dogs - Heading dogs, huntaways and all-purpose dogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15321/australian-cattle-dog (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Clive Dalton, published 24 Nov 2008