Australia dog breeds (22) | MyDogBreeds

labradoodle dog

Labradoodle

The Labradoodle is certainly a popular cross breed dog which was developed originally in Australia to be a hypoallergenic guide dog. The dog is a ..

Companion dogLarge dogAustralia
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Australian Cattle Dog

During the 19th century, in the New South Wales, lived a cattle farmer Thomas Hall. He wanted to have a perfect cattle dog so he mixed two breeds: dog..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
bichonpoo dog

Bichonpoo

This popular little dog was developed by crossing the Poodle with the Bichon Frise to create the Bichonpoo. They are also called the Poochon and somet..

Companion dogToy dogAustralia
australian terrier dog

Australian Terrier

The Australian terrier, the little terrier, is a breed developed to control vermin. The nature of this dog is very spirited. They are alert, courageou..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia
austrailian blue heeler dog

Austrailian Blue Heeler

In 1840, George Elliott made a match with Australian Dingo and Collie and got a clever and very active dog breed – Australian Blue Heeler. Soon, he sh..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
blue healer dog

Blue Healer

It was in 1802 that George Hall arrived in New South Wales, establishing 2 cattle stations. He had a problem – getting his thousands of cattle to the ..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
australian bulldog dog

Australian Bulldog

The Australian Bulldog was bred from several breeds: The Bullmastiff, English bulldog, the English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Boxer. You will ..

Non sporting dogMedium dogAustralia
australian collie dog

Australian Collie

The Koolie, as a breed we know today, originates from Australia. But, before they were breed and imported, they were the mix made of Britain smooth co..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
australian red heeler dog

Australian Red Heeler

When George Hall arrived in the New South Wales Colony in 1802 he set about ‘creating’ a tough working- or herding dog. By crossing Australia’s native..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
australian silky terrier dog

Australian Silky Terrier

Many toy breeds have been bred for centuries and were kept as lap dogs and companion dogs. Known at first as ‘The Sydney Silk’ the Australian Silky Te..

Toy dogSmall dogAustralia
bull arab dog

Bull Arab

In the 1970’s feral pig hunters wanted a dog that could be aggressive in finding and capturing the pigs. The hunters crossed the German Shorthaired Po..

Sporting dogLarge dogAustralia
dingo dog

Dingo

The Dingo dog was in all probability, introduced to Australia thousands of years ago. He isn’t your usual domesticated dog and in fact it is a feral d..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogAustralia
beaglier dog

Beaglier

The Beaglier beginnings are set in Australia. Before around 30 years, breeders cross-breed the Beagle and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The resul..

Hound dogSmall dogAustralia
miniature fox terrier dog

Miniature Fox Terrier

Known as Mini Foxies or Toy Fox Terriers, these dogs hail from Australia, having been bred there since the 1800s already. They are descendants of f..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia
queensland heeler dog

Queensland Heeler

Another name for Queensland Heeler is Australian Cattle Dog or Blue Heeler. These dogs have always been known for herding cattle. The term ‘Heeler’..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
german coolie dog

German Coolie

The German Coolie is misnamed as it is an Australian bred dog and often called the Australian Koolie or Coolie. This Australian breed is more often ju..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
red heeler dog

Red Heeler

Known also as the Australian Cattle Dog, the Red Heeler is also known as the Blue Heeler. This is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Austr..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
australian kelpie dog

Australian Kelpie

The energetic Kelpie came into being around 1870, with this working dog breed having a role to play with the herding of sheep in the harsh Australian ..

Working dogMedium dogAustralia
australian stumpy tail cattle dog dog

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

There is quite a bit of mystery surrounding the origin of the Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog. The breed was developed as a working dog to herd sheep and cattl..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
silky terrier dog

Silky Terrier

It is the Yorkshire Terrier and the Australian Terrier which are the ancestors of the Australian Silky Terrier. This is by no means a new dog breed. I..

Toy dogToy dogAustralia
koolie dog

Koolie

The Koolie's ancestors were both the smooth coated blue merle Collie as well as the Black and Tan Collie. The dog hails from Australia. Looking mu..

Working dogMedium dogAustralia
tenterfield terrier dog

Tenterfield Terrier

The ancestors of the Tenterfield Terrier came to Australia with the British and from them came this Australian breed. The English terriers were bred t..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia

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