How much does an Australian Kelpie puppy cost?
Australian Kelpies are somewhat hard to find in the United States, and as such, breeders usually ask for high prices for their pups. You can expect to pay anywhere between $500-$1,500 for a Kelpie puppy, depending on the breeder, location, and availability.
What is the life expectancy of an Australian Kelpie?
|Weight||13–19 kg (29–42 lb)|
|Coat||short double coat|
|Colour||black, black and tan, red, red and tan, chocolate, chocolate and tan, blue, blue and tan, fawn, fawn and tan, cream, black and white|
|Life span||12–15 years|
How much is a working Kelpie worth?
Kelpie fetches world record-breaking $35,200 at Australian working dog auction. A kelpie described as the “complete package with a cool personality” has been sold for $35,200 (£19,200), breaking the world record for the sale of a working dog.
Are kelpies prone to hip dysplasia?
Kelpies are not a breed that are required to have hips and elbows checked prior to breeding, but due to hip dysplasia gradually creeping in to our breed, I have hip and elbow x-rayed and scored all my breeding dogs for 13 years.
Are Kelpies one person dogs?
If you want a medium-sized dog that’s built like an athlete, loves to work, thrives on exercise and can learn almost anything when well-trained, an Australian Kelpie may be right for you. The breed is suitable for families or singles willing to make their dog part of their lifestyle. Kelpies don’t like to be left out!
What health problems do kelpies have?
The Kelpie has been bred to be hardy, so they will potentially have very few health issues throughout their life. Hip Dysplasia, Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) and Cerebellar Abiotrophy (CA) are said to exist in the breed.
How many Australian Kelpies have been adopted on Rescue Me?
– Australia Australian Kelpie Rescue – ADOPTIONS – Rescue Me! 2,172 Adopted! Scroll to view 3 pets. 2,172 Australian Kelpie Dogs adopted on Rescue Me!
What should I look for when buying an Australian Kelpie?
The ears should be pricked and the inside of them are well furnished with hair to keep out the dust of the sheep yards. The Australian Kelpie comes in seven colours black, black and tan, red, red and tan, chocolate, fawn, and blue, any deviation from these colours is not acceptable in the show ring.
What kind of shelter does a kelpie need?
Kelpies are happy living mostly outdoors with access to some kind of basic shelter. A Kelpie can bore easily and become destructive if it does not have a task to accomplish.
What are some health test results for a kelpie?
Here are the health results for dogs that I own, or of my breeding that have been tested: Kelpies are not a breed that are required to have hips and elbows checked prior to breeding, but due to hip dysplasia gradually creeping in to our breed, I have hip and elbow x-rayed and scored all my breeding dogs for 13 years.