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I Have An Australian Cattle Dog

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    Well. I Lie....

    I used to have a red Australian Cattle Dog. Strangly her name was Red and she was my best friend for 15 years. She would of been about 17 when she died in my arms just over 4 years ago. This is Red at about 2 years old in 1991   Red at about 17 years old in Sept 2005 a...
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M Feb 8, 2010

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    Ruger

    He will be 2 years old this year and he is by far the greatest dog I have ever had. I love my red heeler!!
    kat0220 kat0220 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    He's a Mix

    Half Australian Cattle Dog (aka Blue Heeler) and Half Rottweiler. He's over a year old. Has been fixed, had all his shots and has the microchip implant. He's very well behaved and one of the sweetest dogs I've ever had! His name is Rocky. We adopted him from our...
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 3 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Used To

    I used to have a best friend named Beau. He was wonderfully beautiful with one blue eye and one hazel eye. He was smart too. I used to take him riding on my bike. He taught himself to balance and away we would go. I rode many miles with that dog. It isn't often that a doggie...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Pizy

    My whole life the family has had heelers. My current is a kelpie X. She's mostly black with blue on her feet and chest. I had a purple dog (Red X blue) but she was a little bitie and did not get on with my grandmother who was living with us at the time so she had to go live...
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Oct 30, 2010

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    My Cattle Dog, Aka Blue Heeler

    It's funny the pic of the cattle dog above here is an exact replica of my dog, Sydney.He's the second Heeler I've had in my life. I've waited a long time to get him, because I know they can be challenging dogs.The good things: He's smart, very smart, loyal, actually to a fault...
    larry9112 larry9112 61-65, M Feb 20, 2011

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    My Baby, Ol' Red :)

    My Red Heeler, full blood A.C.D. is soooo full of life! He loves to jump on people and greet them (which he is slowly learning not everyone wants to be jumped on ;) ) He loves running, racing and jumping for balls and frisbees. He is not much of a cuddler, but loves to be pet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2012

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    My Cattle Dogs.

    I have 2 males both blue and 2 females one red one blue. They are the loves of my life. I will always have a pair.
    heelerluv heelerluv 31-35 Nov 4, 2012

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    I grew up around dogs

    and we had this one called "Shelia" - she was one of the most beautiful animals I've ever been around and I could never forget her. Miss her more everyday!
    stubbsx stubbsx 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Clyde

    Clyde is my five year old heeler. The story of how we adopted him was actually really cool, he followed us home when my family and I were waling one night, and he never really went away. My dad, being a big lover of animals, had a lot of compassion for him, and during a...
    minibenny minibenny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    My Baby!

    blue cattledog called lilly. best dog ever.
    ocelia ocelia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2009

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    Sally Pup

    Our beloved yellow Lab mix passed on- arthritis and old age took away our precious pup.  I decided I wanted an intelligent off the couch dog before age caught up with me- I knew that an ACD fit the bill.  I thought I'd checked out the facts well then we brought home Sally and...
    patrioticgardener patrioticgardener 51-55 Oct 6, 2011

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