Is it odd my Australian Cattle Dogs ears are floppy?


Blue Heelers (and Red Heelers) are a very distinct look and part of that look is their pointy perky ears. This gives them an alert look and actually helps in hearing potential predators approaching by funneling sound. It also allows them to better determine the direction of the sound. However, you may have or have … Read more

How to put weight on a skinny Australian Cattle Dog

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Why is my Blue Heeler so skinny? There are several reasons why your Blue Heeler is too skinny or even a little underweight. This can include poor nutrition or not consuming enough calories, too much exercise, stress or anxiety, or a dental issue discouraging them from eating. If your Blue Heeler has experienced a sudden … Read more

Should you shave an Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler)

Do Blue Heelers need haircuts No, you should never shave or clip a double-coated breed like the Australian Cattle Dog. The double-coated is designed by nature to provide protection and regulate their body temperature. Shaving a Blue Heeler does not make them cooler and does not reduce shedding. It also damages the coat which may … Read more

Dog Hydration and Exercise – Must Know


Why is it important to keep your dog hydrated Water is critical for the survival of all living creatures. A dog could go three weeks without food, but would only last 2 or 3 days without water. All the cells in the body primarily contain water. It plays a vital role in all the functions … Read more