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Our Dogs Over the Years...

Australian Cattle Dog

The “Blue Dog” for whom we named our ranch, is also known as the Australian Cattle Dog, Queensland Heeler or Blue Tick Heeler and a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for driving cattle.  They were a cross of the dogs used by drovers in Northumberland, with dingoes and the Timmins Biters. Their short-coats occur in two main color forms... either brown or black hair distributed fairly evenly through a white coat, which gives the appearance of a red or "blue" dog.