meet theWorking Kelpie


Training &Temperament

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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.


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


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