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Gallery: A tribute to Australian working dogs

‘AUSTRALIAN WORKING DOGS breeds were made to be tough, smart and loyal. The kelpie, Australian cattle dog (heeler), koolie and smithfield were all bred here for skills that are useful on cattle and sheep farms. And according to many farmers, these breeds turned out to be harder workers than many men. Other working breeds such as the border collie were perfected in Scotland in the 18th century, but have done well on the arid Australian land’