Officially, however, he’s the Australian Cattle Dog; the “heeler” moniker comes from the fact that the dogs were bred to herd cattle by nipping at their heels. (2/15) by Judy Powell November 8, 2020, 3:00 pm Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 2/15 Next View full list See more Previous article If you don’t think a dog can smile, then you haven’t met a happy little Shiba Inu yet. Next article Their independent nature often causes them to be labeled as stubborn or stupid, but their intelligence shines through with the correct training. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.