Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
(Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog)

Levi of Flying Dog Farm

Courtesy of Silver Park Stumpies

Courtesy of Silver Park Stumpies

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Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
Australian Heeler

This is a seperate breed from the more known Australian Cattle Dog although they are cousins.. This dog is born with a stumpy tail and is not a brush tail like the Australian Cattle Dog. The Stumpy is AUSTRALIAS first and original breed

Companion, Herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live into its teens

Weight & Height
27 to 45 pounds & 17-20 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Cleft Palate, Spina Bifida And Other Vertibral Problems.

Physical Description
While similar in size to the ACD the Stumpy is a 10 to 10 ratio dog whereas the ACD is 9 to 10 ratio. The Stumpy has more leg under him than the ACD giving him a more athletic appearance and due to the lower body mass......he tends to have more stamina that the ACD. The stumpy is muscular without a bulky appearance. The head, while having a flat backskull and more upright earset, tends to look more sculpted. without being heavy. Eyes are dark brown and oval shaped. The nose is always black. The chest while deep is never below the elbows. The tail is a natural bob and can vary in length from completely tailless to not to exceed 4 inches

Active and alert.. These dogs usually gets along ok with children and pets if rasied with them. This breed can be wary of strangers


Living Conditions
Best suited with an active family in a rural home.

Minimal Grooming needed

High Exercise Needs.

Coat Texture
Outer coat is short, straight & dense with somewhat of a harsh texture, The undercoat is short,dense & soft

Coat Colors

Red Roan


Red Roan

Blue Roan

Litters average 4 to 8

Australian National Kennel Club
Canadian Kennel Club
Fédération Cynologique Internationale



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7 week puppy from Flying Dog Farm

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Courtesy of Silver Park Stumpies

Dixie & Levi of Flying Dog Farm

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Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Breeders

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Flying Dog Farm
Location: Alberta, Canada
Phone: (403)722-3710

Silver Park Stumpies
Location: Texas,USA and Saskatchewan,Canada
Phone: (903)536-2234

Steal Heels Kennels
Location: Baltimore,Maryland,USA
Phone: (410)238-1917

Location: Oregon,USA
Phone: (541)515-1025


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