So you’re looking to adopt an Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is not an Australian Cattle Dog with a docked tail. There are major structural differences in breed type between the two breeds of cattle dogs. Stumpy Tail Cattle Dogs are a natural bob-tail breed. Some Stumpy Tail pups are born with long tails and should not be discarded from a breeding program if they are of structural quality, but rather bred back to quality natural bob tails. Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Society of the United StatesDenyse Adams: firstname.lastname@example.orgLori Graham: email@example.comKim McDonald: firstname.lastname@example.orgKevin Nicholson: email@example.com The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is not an Australian Cattle Dog with a docked tail. He is a naturally bob-tailed breed and stands square with plenty of leg length under the body.”
An Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog typically ranges from 43.18cm to 50.8cm in height, and weighs from 14.51495584kg to 20.41165665kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.