| Australian Cattle Dogs were bred by 19th century Australian pioneers to herd cattle on large ranches. Most Australian Cattle Dogs have a star-shaped marking on their foreheads called the Bentley Mark, after dog owner Thomas Bentley, whose purebred dog supposedly passed this mark on to all genuine Australian Cattle Dogs. Australian Cattle Dogs are excellent at catching frisbees. The Australian Cattle Dog nips at a cow's heels to keep it in line with the herd, and may apply this technique to its humans from time to time as well. Australian Cattle Dogs are descended from several different breeds, including Dalmatians and Smithfield Collies, which are now thought to be extinct.
Australian Cattle Dog Rescue
North Dakota Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Grand Forks County - Grand Forks, ND 58203
Circle of Friends Humane Society 701-775-3732
Stutsman County - Jamestown, North Dakota 58402
James River Humane Society 701-252-0747
Ward County - Minot, North Dakota 58701
Souris Valley Humane Society 701-852-6133
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