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The name "Kelpie" comes from the water kelpie mentioned by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Scottish writer, in the novel Kidnapped.

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Australian Kelpies, like many sheepdogs, were imported to Australia during the latter half of the 19th century.

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"Although many still believe the Kelpie is a Dingo crossed with the Border Collie, more accurate documentation reveals the breed's development from English North Country Collies of the Rutherford strain."

[Dog Breed Info Center]

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U voted last week in da poll between da Pumi and da Australian Kelpie 2 determin wich goggie wud b teh breed ob teh week dis week. An luk!! Teh Australian Kelpie wins!!

Tank u 4 votin in teh poll! So wifout furthur ado, heerz ur furst Australian Kelpie ob teh week. We hoap u enjoy dese lubbly goggies!

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Tyme 2 pick da nu Goggie ob teh Week! Reed moar bout dese breedz by reedin undr teh poll!

Fun fakts about teh Australian Kelpie: "The Kelpie is an Australian sheep dog successful at mustering and droving with little or no command guidance. Kelpies have been exported throughout the world and are used to muster livestock, primarily sheep, cattle and goats."

Fun fakts about teh Pumi: "The Pumi is a medium-small terrier-type breed of sheep dog from Hungary. It originated in the 17th or 18th century, when shepherding terriers were brought to Hungary from Germany and France."

Plz vote in teh poll, share dis post on Facebook, and leev comments on dis post! Chek bak on Monday 2 see who won!

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