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Kelpie dog runs at 40km/h for FIVE kilometres for her ‘daily exercise’ in Australia

Bundy the true blue Kelpie runs at 40km/h for ‘daily exercise’ alongside her  farmer master – and she can keep going for FIVE kilometres

  • An Australian kelpie has been clocked at 40km, keeping the pace for 5km
  • Video of the ‘track star’ farm dog was uploaded to TikTok by its proud owner
  • Kelpies can run up to 50 to 60km a day as they are bred to be working dogs 

A working dog on an Australian farm has been clocked running at 40km/h, keeping up the incredible pace for 5km.

Bundy’s human, who posts under the TikTok handle Countryladbrad, uploaded the impressive video showing the black Australian Kelpie running alongside his vehicle and steaming her way across a series of paddocks. 

Commenters joked that the canine ‘track star’ was unlucky to miss out on a call up for this month’s Tokyo Olympic Games.

‘Bundy is getting a bit of exercise because she didn’t get to do much work today, so this is what she gets to do,’ Countryladbrad said in the clip.

‘5km stretch to the end of the road. It’s not really far for a kelpie but it gives her a bit of exercise. 40km/h. No stopping this girl.’

While 5km may seem like a fairly long distance for a dog, kelpies are bred for farm work and can easily leg it for up to 50-60km per day.

For that reason, Countryladbrad said he’s not a fan of people keeping kelpies as pets in small suburban backyards.

Working dog Bundy (pictured) on an Australian farm has been clocked running at 40km/h, keeping up the incredible pace for 5km

Bundy's human, who posts under the TikTok handle Countryladbrad, uploaded the impressive video showing the black Australian Kelpie running alongside his vehicle and steaming her way across a series of paddocks

Bundy’s human, who posts under the TikTok handle Countryladbrad, uploaded the impressive video showing the black Australian Kelpie running alongside his vehicle and steaming her way across a series of paddocks 

Other TikTokers agreed.

‘Makes me mad when I see them being walked in the city,’ one person wrote.

‘A long walk at the end of the day isn’t nearly enough.’

Another said: ‘Working dogs need to be worked. They love it. It’s cruel not to.’

‘You can only imagine what kelpies in a small backyard are going through,’ another commented.

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