Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog


The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is a naturally bobtailed or tailless, medium-sized breed of dog and a variation of the Australian Cattle Dog. The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog was developed in Australia to herd cattle, and descends from crosses between European herding dogs and the Australian dingo. The name is spelled both with hyphenation, as Australian Stumpy-Tail Cattle Dog, and without, and the shorter name Stump Tail Cattle Dog is also sometimes applied.


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Characteristics / Temperament

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Coat Colors

The recognised colors of the Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

The Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog has a life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.

Height and Weight

The Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog typically weighs between 45 to 80 pounds, placing it on the heavier end of dog breeds. It's typically 18 to 25 inches in height.
Gender Weight Range Height Range
Male 55 pounds - 80 pounds 20 inches - 25 inches
Feamle 45 pounds - 70 pounds 18 inches - 24 inches

Food Consumption in Cups

The Stumpy Tail Cattle Dogwill require on average 2.0 cups of dog food daily for proper nutrition.

Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Photos

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