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FORM AND FUNCTION 3: THE HEAD

During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted Parts 1 and 2 in earlier blogs. Here is Part 3.

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ABOUT “A DOG CALLED BLUE”

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.

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FORM AND FUNCTION 2: THE MOUTH.

During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted PART 1: THE BASIC DOG in an earlier blog. Here is Part 2.

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HALLS HEELER STORY: 4

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

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The Australian Cattle Dog – not just a head!

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

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