Appearance: An elegant, medium sized dog of great agility, speed and stamina. The Australian Dingo is longer than high and appears high on leg yet stands over a lot of ground. He is upstanding, but gives the impression of being able to drop in an instant. Ever alert, hardy and rangy and instantly reflexive, carrying not an ounce of excess flesh. The Australian Dingo is a rawboned breed, never carrying excess layers of fat or flesh. Type and balance more important than size.
Temperament: Generally cautious, seldom slavish or demonstrative to strangers.
Characteristics: Strongly individualistic, sensitive, highly intelligent, gentle, curious & affectionate. The Australian Dingo does not bark but is not entirely mute.