The Kelpie is an active, intelligent dog with an enormous stamina. They are harsh for themselves. They will not easily show that there is something wrong.
Further, the Kelpie is a sensitive dog. They love to work for you. This may be risky, because some owners can ask too much of the. Generally, they don’t handle pressure well. Because they are also work independently, with their own will, you sometimes see that they are treated in a less sensible way.
Due to his unbridled energy the Kelpie is not a dog that is satisfied with a small walk every day. Besides sufficient exercise they particularly need mental challenges.
Their high intelligence and will-to-please makes them easily trainable. They are seen more and more in many sorts of dog sports.