My aim with Waiiri Australian Cattle Dogs is
first and foremost to breed for temperament and
I aim to breed sound dogs with good
conformation that will be successful in the show ring, and
an ambassador for the cattle dog breed; but as the majority
of my pups are destined to be someones best friend and
family companion, I will choose a male to mate with my girls
only if his temperament lives up to his showing credentials!
My breeding stock are my companions, so my
girls will only have 2 – 3 litters throughout their life,
interspersed with training, trialling, and some dog
conformation shows to validate their place in the breeding
program, but their real purpose is to be a house dog,
companion, friend, and live a good life running around the
farm with me while I feed and work the horses, and sleep
inside in front of the fire with me at night.
My puppies are born and spend their early
life indoors amidst the commotion of living, so when they
leave here, they are usually house trained,
socialised, accustomed to car rides and outings, accustomed
to handling and noises and people and life.They will have been registered with the
Canine Council, microchipped, had their first puppy
vaccination, been wormed 4 times, frontlined as a precaution
for fleas, and they will be happy with being handled,
restrained, toes and tails played with, and general things
that may happen to them in day to day life.
They also leave here only to go to good
homes, so respective puppy purchasers will be screened for
suitability for cattle dog ownership. Cattle dogs are very
active dogs, not always suited to suburbia except with the
right owner, who is happy to put in the time and effort it
takes to keep their dog mentally and physically happy.
Please read my cattle dog appraisal to see if an active
cattle dog will really suit your lifestyle.
My puppies all go with complimentary puppy
training notes, and backup help and support – for either
training, showing, or just help with fitting in and
becoming good happy well adjusted family pets, and well
behaved canine members of our community with responsible