We produce the highest quality herding dogs to be used on sheep, cattle, goats, ducks or any other type of stock. We only breed from top bitches and sires, and our bitches only have one litter per year, if that.
Nearly all our clients order their dogs well before they are born and we will supply either a pup or a started dog from breeding that will suit their needs.
Naturally this requires a waiting period and we feel quite comfortable supplying our dogs to people who genuinely want to own a dog bred by us.
Our dogs are worked on cattle properties in the Northern Territory, sheep stations in New South Wales, cattle and sheep stations in Victoria, large stations and Merino Sheep studs in South Australia, dairy farms on the southern tip of South Australia and numerous mixed farming properties in hot, cold and remote areas.
Many of our owners use their everyday working dogs in dog trials with great success.
Our dogs are bred for calmness, natural ability and strength. They are all-round workers both in the paddock and the yards. We commence training of our dogs from birth – they are handled, humanised, learn recall from a very early age.
Many people have the impression that working dogs, in particular Kelpies, are excitable and bark a heck of a lot. They even think that Kelpies are for yard work only, and Border Collies are for paddock work. Truth is that a well-bred dog will only bark when necessary. Generally when he is asked to.
Our dogs are breed dogs for calmness, natural ability and strength and are bred and trained to be not only good, reliable workers, but great mates too. Many of our clients have a close relationship with their Page dog, and will have them with them throughout the day.
If you pick the right dog, you should be able to work yards and paddock, with the same dog. That is, a utility dog.
Different terms are commonly used to describe the status of pups and dogs. To enable you to have a greater understanding of those terms, the most common ones are listed here. (These definitions are a guide only and clients must use their own judgment.)
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