The Australian Kelpie is a lean, energetic dog that can put in the endless effort. He has boundless energy and is incredibly intelligent, alert, and eager.
The Australian Kelpie is a very dedicated and intensely loyal herding dog. He can work with sheep in either open fields or confined yards because he has a natural instinct and aptitude for it. This breed was created to resist the extreme heat and dry conditions of Australia’s huge open areas, however, it was originally derived from Collie-type dogs imported from Scotland.