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ASDR Registration

Does the ASDR offer limited litter registration if both parents are registered, or is that handled through the contract?

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Aussies At Dog Park

My Aussie, Kylie (4 yr. old fm tri), seems to always be drawn to other Aussies over other breeds at the dog park. Could be 20 dogs there and the Aussies

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Over-Excited And Aggressive Play

My 6 year old Aussie mix is a great joy except when I attempt to play outside with him. He gets so excited and seems to get out of control. He has even

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Considering A Second Aussie

Hi All, I have had my Australian Shepherd for over a year now (she is just about 1.5 years old) and would like some opinions on getting a second. She has

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Australian Shepherd Grooming

We have an Aussie we adopted from a shelter. His hair isn't as silky as others I've seen. It's like fuzzy and dull almost. Is there a shampoo or treatment

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Australian Shepherd With Lupus

Yesterday my 3 1/2 year old Aussie was diagnosed with Lupus. She had a couple of mild cases of pancreatitis but was otherwise healthy until February of

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My 1.5 Year Old Fixed Female Australian Shepherd Is Aggressive With Big Breeds

All her life she has had run-in's with other dogs that aren't favorable. It happens with every dog, at every park. Demi is very socialized. Always has

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Mini Aussie With No Fence

Hello, My husband and I are considering getting a Miniature Australian Shepherd. We have a small backyard (around a quarter acre) and we don't have a fence.

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Australian Shepherd Is Suddenly Aggressive—PLEASE HELP

Hi All, I have an almost 1.5 year old female Australian Shepherd who started showing possessive behaviors at around 7 months right after she got spayed.

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My Dog Has Behavior Problems And Is Aggressive Towards My Dad

We have a one year old Miniature Australian Shepard and we have recently had some behavior problems with him. My dad is the head of the household and the

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Colorado Mini Aussies -- Good Breeder?

Does anyone know anything about this breeder or have any experience with them? www.coloradominiaussies.com I am thinking about a puppy and she isn't

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Destroying Bed

Cooper is 9 months old. I think we should have named him Demon at times. We love him but he is still learning things he should not do. We keep him in a

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Have Your Puppies Had Health Screening? Advice Please.

I have had a succession of blue merle girls, with a long gap (apartment living) the last 15. I recently put a deposit on a puppy. The father is AKC and

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Getting Your Dog Used To Dog Nail Clippers

Using dog nail clippers can be difficult. What are the steps you can take to get your dog used to the process?

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House Training Your Adult Dog

House training adult dogs can be a particular challenge but it can be done provided you go about it the right way.

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Nipping Begins When Washing Machine Goes Off Balance

Whenever my washing machine is off balance obviously I am running to stop it but Molly my Aussie hears it before I do. The nipping begins if I do not be

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A Dog Cooling Pad Can Help Your Pup Chill

A dog cooling pad may be just the thing your pup needs in hot weather or if he's been exercising or quite active.

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Mini Aussie Gets Overheated Easily

Hi, We have a predominantly indoor Aussie. We live in an apartment so she is indoors most of the day. When we do take her out, it seems that she absolutely

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My Aussie Is Aggressive Towards Little Brother

I have a 6 month Aussie named Kenji. I live with my mom, twin sister, and little brother (5yrs). My Mom used to have a Malamute and used the Alpha way

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Breeding Merle Aussies

Is it true that you can't breed a Merle to a Merle or you may end up with pure white, 50% blind and deaf pups?

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Love Hate Relationship With My Australian Shepherd!

Hey All! I have a 14 month old Australian Shepherd and I am about to murder this little guy!!! (Not really :) ) Everything is slowly starting to get better

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Understanding Littermate Syndrome

Littermate syndrome may not be a concern for most pet owners, but the professionals agree that it is a real issue.

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When Is Australian Shepherd Fur Fully Grown

When is my Australian Shepherd going to have full grown fur? I have 2 Aussies, one is 1 yr old and the other 1 yr 2 mos and it seems to be a long way before

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Choosing Dog Collars and Harnesses

Dog collars and harnesses come in many shapes, sizes and designs and making a purchase can feel overwhelming.

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Why Does My Aussie Seem So Scared Of Me?

Why does my Aussie seem so scared of me and doesn't like me? I didn't over punish him during training months. I walk him everyday, play with him, give

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Extremely Nervous, Shy, Anxious, Fearful Pup

Hello all! My fiance and I have a 3.5 month old Mini Aussie who we brought home at 8 weeks and 3 days old. When we first picked him up to bring him home,

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Will Be Babysitting My First Grandchild But My Aussies Are Nervous/Nippy/Barking Around Children

Hi Anton, I REALLY need your help with my 2 Aussie's, they did not grow-up/socialize with kids and are very nervous/nippy/barking bad around young kids!

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Training An Aussie To Not Roam On Walks

I'm preparing to get an Aussie mix pup from a rescue. I have experience with Border Collies and GSDs. I thought Aussies were very similar, but as I do

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Need Help To Stop Aggressive Male Australian Shepherd

Will my 6 month old male Aussie get any less aggressive towards strangers or other dogs being walked in our neighborhood? We have had him since 8 weeks

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Treating Worms In Dogs

Worms in dogs are parasites that can be very dangerous and it is important to understand the effect they can have.

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