Function: Cattle Dog
Loyal, Courageous, Dilligent
As the name implies the dog's prime function, & 1 in
which he has no peer, is the control & movement of cattle in
both wide open & confined areas. Always alert, extremely intelligent,
watchful, courageous & trustworthy, with an implicit devotion
to duty making it an ideal dog.
for: Working life, Active people & families
12 - 14 yrs
Dogs 46-51 cms (approx 18-20 ins)
Bitches 43-48 cms(approx.17-19 ins)
Blue-Mottling, Speckling or Tan permitted. Red Speckle with
or without Red markings.
Straight Hard Dense Outercoat with a thick undercoat.
Appearance: Medium sized, Strong body. Head broad, ears
are pricked, tail long and coated. The general appearance is that
of a strong compact, symmetrically built working dog, with the ability
and willingness to carry out his allotted task however arduous.
Its combination of substance, power, balance and hard muscular condition
must convey the impression of great agility, strength and endurance.