Australian Cattle Dog similar breeds

Quick breed overview

Origin: Flag of AustraliaAustralia

InfoRating IconRating
Energy Level5/5
Exercise Need5/5
Affection Level4/5
Ease of Training5/5
Grooming Need2/5
Friendliness (Dogs)3/5
Friendliness (Other Pets)2/5
Friendliness (Strangers)2/5
Watchdog Ability5/5
Protection Ability4/5
Cold Tolerance3/5
Heat Tolerance3/5

Australian Cattle Dog - More information

Breed groups

  • FCI section: 1.2 Cattledogs

Other names & origin

  • Other names: ACD, Cattle Dog, Blue Heeler, Red Heeler, Queensland Heeler
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  • Original name:

Size & lifespan

  • Weight (male): 15–22 kg (33–49 lb)
  • Weight (female):
  • Height (male): 46–51 cm (18–20 in)
  • Height (female): 43–48 cm (17–19 in)
  • Life expectancy: