Click on a puppy picture to view more puppy pictures. Click on adult
Queensland Heeler pictures to view more Jake pictures. Pictured
immediately below are Jake (red), Bridgette (blue) and Katie (blue).
all of the horses and cattle here at Decco Ranch, there is
often a need for good working ranch dogs. We have found Queensland
Heelers to suit our needs perfectly. As their name suggests,
Queensland Heelers make excellent herding dogs. They are also
loving, devoted pets and very reliable watchdogs. Queensland
Heelers can also be known as Australian Cattle Dogs. Although
their name implies that they are all heelers when herding,
some Queenslands may be natural headers. Most people do not
purchase Queensland Heelers because of their herding instinct,
but rather to be a loyal and protective family and watch dog.
puppies have docked tails, are wormed, and are given vaccinations
using a killed/modified live virus solution to protect against
Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus, and Coronavirus.
Females - Blue or Red
Males - Blue or Red
Heeler puppies are born all white, with only their dark
patches to help identify what color they will be -- blue
or red. At approximately 2 weeks of age, their color begins
We spend a great deal of time socializing and playing with
our puppies to ensure they are friendly, happy and well-adjusted.
A well-adjusted puppy should bring you many, many years
of pleasure, protection and loyal friendship.
Heelers usually weigh between 35-40 pounds and are very agile
dogs. Queenslands are not 'sissy' dogs. They generally are very
tough and fearless towards intruders. Queenslands are known to
sacrifice themselves to save the family they are protecting. Queenslands
tend to 'adopt' one person in a family. Although they will love,
play with and protect all members of the family, they let everyone
know who their chosen 'special' person is.