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Scared 6 Month Old Mini Aussie

My 6 month old male Mini Aussie, MO. I've had him since he was 8 weeks old. He is so skiddish, even with me and my son who are his main caretakers if you

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Safe Chew Toys For Heavy Chewer

My 2 year-old mini Aussie is a gnashing/gnawing chewer and loves Nylabones and will literally scrape through the Nyla. I'm concerned about him swallowing

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Australian Shepherds And Tails

Traditionally, breeders of Australian Shepherds have docked the tails of infant puppies for a variety of reasons established largely by society. Breeders

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Nexgard Flea And Tick Control?

I am thinking of changing flea and tick control measures from Parastar Plus to NexGard chewables. Parastar Plus has seemed to work well and seems to cause

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About the Australian Shepherd

Learn About the Australian Shepherd and Miniature Australian Shepherd breeds. Breed standards, colors and markings, as well as personality and temperament.

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Problem With House Training

We have a 16 week old Mini Aussie and are having problems house training. The problem he will not tell us when he has to go and if we don't watch him

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Need Advise About Puppy Teething 🐶

This is my son Aaron and his girlfriend Sarah's first puppy. Ava is a mini and all Aussie! Ava's teething and they could use some advice. My son says Ava

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Australian Shepard vs Mini Aussie

I post this question not looking for negative comments about either breed just looking to understand why Mini Aussies are not accepted in the Aussie community.

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Keeping My Aussie Busy?

My Aussie is 8 months old and I could really use some (lots) of advice on keeping her occupied. 😧 She and I spend at least an hour a day at the park, where

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Occasionally Aggressive Puppy

I have a 5 month old Aussie and a 2 year old Husky. They're great buddies and the Husky is extremely gentle with Sadie, the puppy. Sadie is clearly the

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Serious Behavioral Problems

My puppy, Indy, is a sweet and loving loyal dog. Sometimes, but lately I cannot get him to listen to a single thing I say. He WILL NOT listen, and I'm

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My Aussies

The newest addition is a blue merle and has blue eyes, her name is Noelle, she is a quick learner even at 9 weeks she was bred by an Aussie breeder. Her

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Metacam Pain Medication For Dogs

Is Metacam ok for Australian Shepherds after a surgical procedure? Thank You, Pam, Fred, Buddie & Bandit

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Nipping When Pet

Hi! I have a nine month old Aussie, Duke. He is a great puppy but we have had some issues with aggression and biting. His aggressiveness is getting better

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How Much Do Australian Shepherds Shed?

Do Australian Shepherds shed? If so how much?

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RobiniArt Aussie Sugar Skull Style Portraits

Hi there! Thank you for asking me to post my art here! I'm a San Antonio, Texas artist who creates custom portraits of pets for people all over the United

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Barking At Ball

Several times a day I go out in the yard to play 'herd the ball' with my Aussie. She has two that she loves... one a jolly ball and the other is a hard

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Dog Farts: Causes and Solutions

Dog farts can be more than just a smelly annoyance. They can indicate serious medical conditions. What can you do to help reduce your dog's flatulence?

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Barking At Grandson

We rescued a Australian Shepard/Border Collie mix when she was about 10 mos old and is now 7 yrs old. She will bark and sound mean when people or other

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Dog Agility Training

When It Comes To Dog Agility Training, Aussies Love The Competition - And The Fun! Agility Dog Training is very popular and now it's easier than ever to join in the fun.

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Aussie Puppy Of 12 Weeks

I am concerned if a Aussie puppy of 12-13 weeks does not fit in my large in-cabin bag for a flight. It has to weight less than 21 pounds and be around

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Adding A Second Female Aussie

We have a 5 year old female Aussie and are debating getting an 9 week old Aussie pup (female). I have read that having two females in not wise and just

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Living My Dream

Hallo all Aussie lovers out there! (I'm not that use to write in English, hope you will understand even if some worlds are not speld right) This is

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What To Feed My New Puppy?

Hello everyone!!! So excited to be a (almost) proud new mommy!!! I will be getting my darling lil pup, Sidney, next week. Could someone please tell me

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Adopting A 6 Year Old Aussie To Accompany Our 13 Month Old

Hi folks, We have an opportunity to take in a 6yo spayed male Aussie named Gunner, who happens to the be the Uncle of our 13 month old pup Zola. Zola

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Aussie Adoption

Greetings, my name is Russ Peters. My wife and I have been trying to adopt a purebred Aussie since September of last year. We have experience raising Aussies

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Best Medications For Little Aussies

What is the best medication for flea & tick control and also heartworm control?

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What Tests Are Required To Register An Aussie?

I am looking to get into breeding Aussies, and I want to be sure in my full knowledge of the breed. I know that to register under ASCA you have to have

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Excited Barking In The Car

My three-year-old Mini Aussie barks in the car out of sheer joy and excitement on the way to meet her fur-buddies most mornings. She usually waits a few

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Unusual Merling

Hi, I recently found a breeder who breeds Minis in my state and have made the decision to purchase from her. I waited on her litter, and she had two males

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