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Separation Anxiety Causing Aussies To Destroy Rugs And Wet Their Beds

My seven year old Aussie litter mates have been showing signs of separation anxiety by destroying rugs and wetting their beds. Please help with suggestions

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Dog Toothpaste And What You Need To Know

Dog toothpaste is not just a quirky idea. It's a necessity to keep your four legged friend happy and healthy.

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Fear Aggression or Other Problem?

Hello! I have a 9 month old Aussie/Blue Heeler mix (not yet fixed) named Mowgli. He's incredibly active (though loves his naps) and always excited when

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USA, NY, 7 Years Old, Spartacus

Spartacus is a neutered 7 year old red merle. He is an extremely playful dog who loves water. Whether it is swimming in a pool, getting a bath, playing

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Signs and Symptoms of Dog Kidney Infection

A dog kidney infection can be a very serious issue. Be aware of the signs and symptoms you need to look out for.

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Aussie Who Loves To Chase Chickens, And I Can't Spend Much Time With Her

Hi, my Aussie is still very young. She is about 3 months old and loves to chase my Banty chicken. Can I have some advice on how to get her to stop this

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Mini Aussie Getting Aggressive With Me

We have a 1 year old Mini Aussie who for the most part is an amazing dog. But lately she has been getting aggressive with me. When I tell her no, she will

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MDR1—Precautions and Care?

Hello all, Our pup is an MDR1 carrier, and we love him oh so very much! I have researched the mutation extensively, but have found that Washington State

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Sadie, My Retirement Aussie

My girl Sadie, date of birth Dec. 13, 2013, almost did not happen. Upon retiring one of my goals was to acquire a puppy and have a partner to walk and

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10 Week Old Aussie Doesn't Want To Come And Does Things On Purpose To Upset Me

My Aussie Skye is 10 weeks old, and I love her to death! Except she tends to purposely do things to get her way. When she wants to go out, and we have

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My Rescuer, Daisy May

With no hints of the change in my life style to come all appeared normal, nothing seemed adversely different in me than any other day so I had no idea

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Pet Sitting 8 Month Old Australian Shepherd

Hi, I've recently begun to pet-sit a client's 8-month-old Australian Shepherd, and right from the start, whenever I'd let him out of his kennel to go to

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Australian Shepherd Activity

I love Australian Shepherds, and I was thinking about getting them. But I always hear about how active they are, and it makes me curious. How many walks

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Behavior Issues, 6 Month Old Australian Shepherd

I love our little Folly girl. Now 6 months and 22 lbs. She was spayed about 3 weeks ago. So we've had the normal puppy issues (chewing, biting, etc.) pretty

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Adult Australian Shepherd Doesn't Like New Aussie

Charlie is a DM stray, neutered male. He's 5-6 years old. He has always gotten along with the other dogs, bigger and smaller than he. Piper is my 8 month

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New To Aussies. What Are The Differences Between Australian Shepherds And Boxers?

So my wife and I are considering adopting an Aussie to sadly replace our dying Boxer. Can anyone speak to the breed difference, besides the obvious such

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Black Short Haired Aussie?

We brought Taz home at 6 weeks old and quickly realized that he wasn't fluffy at all. His siblings were like Pom Poms rolling around on the floor but he

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Using A Dog Treadmill Is An Option Worth Considering

A dog treadmill is a good way for your dog work off energy or shed pounds and can be an asset if used correctly.

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Is Your Dog Chewing Their Tail?

A dog chewing their tail or the area around the base of the tail is common but it can indicate a serious problem.

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Best Flea And Tick Protection

What is the best flea and tick protection? We have two Aussies and always seem to have trouble with ticks.

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My New Australian Shepherd Is Aggressive Towards Children And I Don't Know What To Do

My new Aussie pup Bandit is aggressive towards children and I don't know why. We recently got a new dog after our last Aussie passed away. Our last dog

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Our Beloved Nico Passed Away On 3-26-2017

With a heavy heart our beloved NICO who was born on 9-21-2007 passed away on 3-26-2017. He died suddenly from onset of Hemangiosarcoma. He will surely

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A Dog Shock Collar Can Be A Useful Training Tool

A dog shock collar can be a useful training tool to break dogs of bad habits or keep them within a safe boundary.

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Timid Australian Shepherd

I've had my Aussie Finn for about a week now and he's almost 14 weeks and he's still so timid. He deals with being pet but you can tell he doesn't really

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Good Puzzle Games Or Brain Teasers For Dogs?

I am looking to keep my Australian Shepherd puppy sharp and I want to know good games or puzzle toys people have used that they have found success with.

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Defiance Urination

We have a 4 month old Aussie that is house broken and crate trained. Dogs behavior is consistent with a puppy of its age and not problematic. Being the

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Potty Training Gone South

We have a 3 year old (she) Aussie, tri, who has impeccable potty manners but was so lonesome she would cry at tv animals, so... We got a (male) merle at

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Australian Shepherd Is Aggressive Towards Strangers

3 year old Australian Shepherd male has recently started to show aggression with strangers but super lovable and gentle to every member of our family with

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My Boy Buddy

I was blessed to have you in my life for 12-1/2 yrs as my best friend and goof ball. You fought a tough battle with the degenerative myelopathy which was

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Cool Dog Collars To Make Your Dog Stand Out

Looking for cool dog collars? Fortunately, there are tons of options out there for every size, breed and taste.

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