Australian dog breeds
Ever wondered which dog breeds are truly “Made in Australia”? To make finding the right pet easier for you, we have put together a list of the most popular dog breeds with Australian ancestry or roots.
Learn more about their history, temperament, common breed conditions and lots of other interesting facts to help you to choose the perfect Aussie dog!
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Australian Bulldogs are loyal and affectionate large size dogs that have been developed to better suit the Australian climate. They love people, crave human attention and make great companions.
Australian Cattle Dog
Blue Heelers and Red Heelers are also known as Australian Cattle dogs. These sturdy medium sized dogs have been used as working dogs on farms and cattle stations.
Australian Cobberdogs are loving and highly intelligent dogs that descend from the original Labradoodles. They work as therapy and assistance dogs.
Kelpies are intelligent, active and energetic medium size dogs that are popular working dogs on Australian farms. They are intensely loyal and tireless workers that always need a job to do.
Australian Terriers are energetic, adaptable and loving, small sized balls of fun. They love to please their owners and make great family pets.
These are tough, active, large size dogs that are exceptional hunters of wild pigs and other feral animals. They are loyal, confident and even-tempered, making them excellent guard dogs.
Cavoodles are cute, smart and energetic small to medium size dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love people and make great companions.
Labradoodles are friendly, affectionate, intelligent and energetic large sized dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love people and make great companions.
Miniature Fox Terrier
These are affectionate, courageous and energetic small sized dogs that are popular with Australian families as well as on farms where they work as vermin catchers.