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During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. They were first published in the Pedigree Pal Digest and later reprinted in the Canine Journal. Helen’s analysis of form and … Continue reading
The story as best we can understand it is largely speculative. It is based on recollections passed through generations as family and other informal history, tied into a few documented events and dates. The colonial gentry sometimes kept journals and … Continue reading
ACD s and ASTCDs are white dogs (except for any patches). Pups are white at birth.
Today (2018) there are two distinct Australian cattle dog breeds recognised by kennel clubs: the Australian Cattle Dog, the Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog. Both originate from a single breed, the Hall’s Heeler, developed by Thomas Simpson Hall (1808-1870) at Dartbrook station, in … Continue reading