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Australian Terrier breed health info wanted

Do you live with an Australian Terrier? If so and you have anything to say about the health of the breed, then Doreen Simpkins wants to hear from you. Doreen can be heard in Episode 75 of DogCast Radio, with a profile of the breed. She breeds awesome Aussies, and now she has been asked to sit on the breed health working group. She is interested in collating information and/or research from as many different sources as possible.

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Australian Terrier breed profile

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Australian Terriers were bred in Australia from a number of different terrier breeds taken out by settlers, and were originally used for dealing with snakes and vermin near houses in the outback. They first arrived in the United Kingdom in 1898 and gradually built up a small following with the breed club being established in 1933, and registration with the Kennel Club following in 1934.

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