Active, very supple and beautifully muscled, the Australian Kelpie doesn't lack character.
His compact and robust silhouette is in perfect harmony with his general appearance. His expression and head are reminiscent of a fox.
Between 46 and 51 cm (18.11 to 20.08 inches) for the male
Between 43 and 48 cm (16.93 to 18.90 inches) for the female
Between 13 and 22 kg (28.66 to 48.50 pounds) for the male
Between 11 and 15 kg (24.25 to 33.07 pounds) for the female
His color can vary in shades of black, black and reddish brown, reddish brown and red, fawn, chocolate, red and ash blue.
His very thick coat is medium-long and has a rich undercoat.
His head, with a slightly rounded skull, is reminiscent of a fox. His dark eyes are medium size.
His small ears are slightly pointed and very straight. His nose varies according to the color of the coat. His tail is naturally drooping.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 1, section 1 and is #293