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Beloka Kelpie Stud, located in Welshpool, Victoria, Australia, is a renowned Kelpie Stud and Working Dog Training facility founded by Paul Macphail in 1992. Alongside his partner Anneke Homan, Paul has dedicated himself to breeding and training high-quality Kelpies that excel in handling cattle and sheep in challenging terrains. Beloka Kelpies have gained recognition both locally and internationally, with dogs from the stud being sold worldwide.

The stud offers exceptional training facilities tailored for both dogs and handlers, catering to individuals seeking guidance in training their working dogs. Beloka Kelpie Stud hosts training days, dog trials, and demonstrations throughout the year, attracting participants from various backgrounds, including city and farm dog handlers. The stud’s proven training methods have been successful in a range of trials, including yard, field, and utility trials with sheep, cattle, and ducks.

Beloka Kelpie Stud is not only dedicated to breeding and training Kelpies but also actively involved in retraining and rehoming rescue dogs. Collaborating with organizations like Australian Working Dog Rescue Inc and Lort Smith, the stud has made significant contributions to the welfare of working dogs. Additionally, Beloka Kelpie Stud organizes annual events like the Working Dog Festival, featuring a variety of dog trials, novelty events, and challenges, providing entertainment for both participants and spectators.