He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
Heeler, along with the Kelpie and the Dingo, is
the dog breed most often associated with
Australia. Made famous worldwide by the film Mad
Max, the Queensland Heeler also goes by the name
of Australian Cattle Dog, Queensland Cattle Dog,
and Blue Heeler.
Heelers & Kids
Although working dogs at heart, when brough up
in an environment with children, Queensland
Heelers can be the most wonderful pets. Fiercely
loyal and protective, a Queensland Heeler would
never let a stranger anywhere near its human
family, and that includes guarding the kids.
When playing with kids, the Queensland Heeler is
gentle and patient, and has good control of its
Heelers At Play
Heeler's have become more and more popular as
pets, and their intelligence shines through
again and again as they quickly pick up new
tricks. Easy to train and suitable for any
environment, the Queensland Heeler has a natural
playful side and often spontenously does
something awe-inspiring or hillarious.
Queensland Heelers are always great companions
and are never dull.
Heelers At Work
Heeler's have played an historic role in the
running of Australian sheep and cattle ranches.
A real working dog to this day, the Queensland
Heeler is intelligent, tough and revels in its