How much is a purebred Kelpie?

How much is a purebred Kelpie?

A Kelpie puppy can cost you between $400-$1600, while an adult dog from a reputable breeder might cost you $2450 or even more.

Are kelpies common in the US?

If you live in Australia, working Kelpies are common. But in the United States, this breed is hard to find.

Can kelpies be house dogs?

A Working Kelpie makes a fine family dog gets on well with ‘his’ children and because they are naturally gentle almost all Working Kelpies live peaceably with other family pets. All dogs need training and intelligent dogs such as the Kelpie love to learn and take great pleasure in working for their owner’s approval.

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 is the lifespan of a kelpie?

Kelpies often live up to 16 years of age and are known for being a naturally healthy breed. Scheduled six monthly health check visits with your vet are important to ensure that your dog is healthy and happy throughout all life stages. Kelpies are prone to eye problems including losing their eyesight.

What is the life expectancy of a kelpie?

Do Kelpies only bond with one person?

They tend to bond with one person in the family— this comes from their strong loyalty instinct, as opposed to shyness. However, they are cooperative and playful with everyone in the family. Kelpies have great personalities, especially when they have “tasks” to accomplish or animals to herd.

Are Kelpies a one person dog?

Young, untrained dogs can be seen naturally mimicking the actions of the more experienced dogs, working their actions out for themselves based purely on hereditary factors. Kelpies are a very loyal breed, and are regarded as a ‘one man dog’.