Category Archives: Australian Cattle Dog
During the 1980s I allowed my irritation with the versions of Australian Cattle Dog history in current circulation to get the better of me. A case of shut up about it or sort it put. I took the second route.
The Dispersal of the Halls Heeler In 1836, George Hall, then aged seventy-two, made a new Will. In the climate of the times, it was just. George sought to reward his sons, William, John, Thomas Simpson, Matthew, Henry and Ebenezer, … Continue reading
Kath Williamson A great deal of emphasis is placed on the head of the Australian Cattle Dog. However it must be stressed that a dog with an average head and body is a better dog than the dog whose head … Continue reading
The Development of the Halls Heeler The Dingo arrived in Australia several thousand years ago with early seafarers and became an accepted part of the aboriginal communities who already occupied Australia.