The Australian kelpie is recognized by the FCI. Tis breed has a recognized pedigree. The Ausralian kelpie is an intelligent, active and loyal dog. He is alert and vocal when he senses danger. The Australian kelpie has a high will to please, which makes it relatively easy to train. They have a huge working drive. Therefore, it is important that they have something to do. You can train them in a dog sport such as rescue work, agility, hoopers, obedience, flyball, etc. but also as a pet they can learn all sorts of tricks.
A consistent upbringing and quality time makes the Australian kelpie a great companion. However, if you can’t give them the attention they deserve, you have a chance that they will get bored and think of all kinds of mischief to entertain themselves.