Australian Kelpie Puppies for Sale

Breed Information

Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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Overview
Developed in Australia in 1870, the Australian Kelpie is an outstanding breed noted for their strong natural guarding and herding instincts. They are capable of working poultry, goats, sheep, cattle, and reindeer. They are the most popular breed in their native Australia and are revered in several other countries as well.
Character
This breed possesses keen senses and an alert expression. Australian Kelpie's are extremely agile and have an inexhaustible supply of energy. The Australian Kelpie is considered to be the best performing medium-sized sheepdog. Despite their size and their compact and muscular body, they are versatile, capable, and without limitation.
Temperament
The Australian Kelpie is a loyal companion. They are mild mannered at home and intense when at work. This breed is rarely affectionate and typically bonds to one person. They are highly devoted and friendly to their master. Australian Kelpie's do well with children they have been raised with and will herd other dogs, pets, and animals. The Australian Kelpie is not aggressive but will guard and protect his family and territory regardless of any risk to themselves.
Care
The Australian Kelpie breed requires occasional brushing. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary to prevent damage to the coat and skin. Dental hygiene is essential. This breed is prone to Progressive Retinal Atrophy.
Coat
The Australian Kelpie is a double coat breed. The outer coat is straight, hard, and weather-resistant. The under coat is dense and short. This breed is an average shedder.
Training
The Australian Kelpie is independent and highly intelligent. Early socialization is recommended. They do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training should be done with firmness, fairness, and consistency.
Activity
Australian Kelpie's are not suited to apartment or city dwelling. They require a rural setting in an active environment. The Australian Kelpie thrives on an inordinate amount of exercise and a job to do. If they become bored they become destructive.
Weight
25-45 lbs
Height
Males: 17-20; Females: 17-20 inches
Color(s)
Red, red and chestnut, black, black and chestnut, tan, blue-gray, dark chestnut
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Australian Kelpie Puppies for Sale Expected Budget in 2022

Learn what to expect when researching the price of Australian Kelpie puppies for sale near me.

How much do Australian Kelpie puppies for sale cost?

The cost for an Australian Kelpie puppy for sale varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Before searching "Australian Kelpie puppies for sale near me", review their average cost below.

The current median price for all Australian Kelpies for sale is $625.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for an Australian Kelpie with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a Australian Kelpie puppy for sale without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for an Australian Kelpie puppy with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much an Australian Kelpie with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for an Australian Kelpie puppy with breeding rights or even Australian Kelpies for sale advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $900 upwards to $900 or even more for Australian Kelpie puppies for sale with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Australian Kelpies for sale is $400.

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What can I expect to pay for a Australian Kelpie puppy near me?

Median Price: $625.00
Average Price: $400.00
Top Quality: $900.00 to $900.00

*Data sourced from 103 Australian Kelpie puppies for sale across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning an Australian Kelpie puppy for sale

When googling "Australian Kelpie puppy for sale near me" it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining an Australian Kelpies true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Most Popular Australian Kelpie Puppy for Sale Names for 2022

We've compiled the top 19 male and female Australian Kelpie names for 2022 after analyzing 103 Australian Kelpie puppies for sale.
  • 1. Cutie Pie
  • 2. Kelpie Shep
  • 3. Lickorish
  • 4. Lucy
  • 5. Kodi Jr
  • 6. Little Bit
  • 7. Licorice
  • 8. Kelpie
  • 9. George
  • 10. Forrest
  • 11. Floyd
  • 12. Flow
  • 13. Fizz
  • 14. Fawn Kelpie
  • 15. Bingo
  • 16. Bella
  • 17. Candy
  • 18. Brownie
  • 19. Boomer

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Featured Australian Kelpie Puppy for Sale Breeder

Featured Breeder of Australian Kelpies with Puppies For Sale
Highland Kennels
Member Since: April 2017
Location: Portland, Oregon
I have Australian Kelpie puppies for sale! See My Profile
Breeding working stockdogs with sound comformation, athleticism, social tempermants. Versatile stockdogs for herding, competitive sports, scent detection, agility and ACTIVE companion homes. etc. Family raised on my farm. Two year health guarantee, microchipped. Approved homes only. highlandkennels@gmail.com Thank you!

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Updated: 9/25/2022