Text Box:    A true Aussie will have strong herding and protective instincts with a very loyal and strong resolve with no fear. Ranchers in the American West prized these tough little working dogs, for their often uncanny intelligence, eagerness to please, protectiveness, trainability and charm.  They were the preferred breed during the largest part of the twentieth century. They were favored by stockmen for their stamina, and intuitiveness to handle stock in the tough, demanding conditions of working large flocks in the American west.

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