Story: Farm dogs

Man, dog and bike

Man, dog and bike

Farm dogs come in all shapes, sizes and abilities. This Australian terrier, Basil, enjoys the comfort of a three-wheel farm bike, although he probably does not take a serious part in the rigours of stock work.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1984/1776/23
Photograph by Ian Mackley

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Clive Dalton, 'Farm dogs - Traits and defects of working dogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Clive Dalton, published 24 Nov 2008