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Aussie Mix Crazy On Walks (But Only When I Least Suspect It)

Hello! I recently adopted a 1 year old Aussie Mix from local rescue group. I live in an apartment and he is doing great; being a mix he's only around 35#

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Aikau, Aussie of the North!

We got our much loved Aussie just about 2 months ago and already can't imagine him ever not being here! We sorta stumbled into our Australian Sheppard

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Single Eye Dilation

Anyone ideas as to why my puppies eye will dilate like the picture shown? It doesn't seem to occur with any kind of regularity or cause. He's 18 weeks

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How To Handle Discovered Mom And Pups

I just found a Mother Aussie with her pups underneath a vacant building. She is aggressively protective as you can imagine. I left a dish close by with

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Holy Wiggles! Penny, Fry, And Beck

Penny is a nearly 4 year-old red tri Aussie. She is the half sister of 3 1/2 year-old blue merle litter-mates, Fry and Beck. Technically, Beck belongs

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Whether Or Not To Adopt A Second Mini Aussie As A Friend For Our 1 Year Old Mini

We have a 1 year old Mini Aussie who is (of course) very active. We are looking into adopting another young adult Mini Aussie as a friend for our little

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Fence Climbing

Our 18 month old Auusie is a wonderful family dog. Everyone, I repeat, everyone loves her with one exception: the neighbors previously abused, vicious

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Goodbye To Our Special Friend Jett 😢

Our wonderful 14 year old Aussie mix boy Jett passed away this morning, September 4, 2014. His previous owner left him at a Memphis, Tennessee kill shelter

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What's The Difference Between An Australian Shepherd And A "Texan Australian Shepherd"

We just got what we where told is a Texan Australian Shepherd. So can this also be called a Miniature Australian Shepherd or are they totally different.

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Coat Color Related Health Issues

I am thinking about adopting a dilute black or better known as slate colored male Australian Shepherd. He is 2 and has no apparent health issues. I was

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Double Merle Australian Shepherd

The other day I (although unknowingly) picked up an 8 week old double merle puppy. I had gone to get a completely different breed of dog but she chose

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King Bacchus

Our Aussie Bacchus is the best dog I've ever had! We got him about 2.5 years ago for Christmas, and he is practically our child! He pretty much came potty

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Laser Spay Surgery

I received my first female Aussie pup when she was 8 weeks old. She's now 5 1/2 months. This week she started acting weird, i.e.: barely eats, lays down

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Body Slamming?

When my Aussie plays sometimes she slams her whole body into me, which hurts a lot! I grab her and tell her no firmly, but then she growls and tries to

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Australian Shepherd Paintings

Nadi Spencer is a full-time artist who paints every day of the year creating acrylic and watercolor art. See the links below for more information or to

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Dog Fall

My dog is named Boz. He was only 6 weeks old. One evening we were on the front porch. Boz was looking out. He stuck his two front paws out of the gate

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Buying A Puppy From A Breeder

Getting an Australian Shepherd on Saturday from a breeder. I just checked her website and she posted pics of both the parents and they are both merle.

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Anyone Found A Durable Frisbee?

Like a lemming, I keep making my weekly Frisbee order to Amazon. Not only can't I find one that will withstand my Aussie's teeth, actually fly, and not

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4 Year Old Miniaute Aussie Scratching And Itching

My four year old Mini Aussie is scratching the hair off her legs and her butt area. Itching and scratching a lot. When I brush her there is a lot of dandruff.

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Young Puppy Will Not Stop Leading Another Puppy By The Neck

This is a new on on me. We have had Aussies since 1981. This is a long read but all information is below. At this time we have 3 Aussies (full size) one

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USA, WV, 4 Months, Theree

Theree is this beautiful 4 month old female Australian Shepherd that is in a bad environment and is starved for love and a home. She is friendly, but is

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Need Advice From Other Owners Who've Helped Dogs Through Joint Surgery (Hip/Knee)

I'm looking for advice and experiences of other Australian Shepherd owners who have gone through joint surgeries and recoveries with their dogs. Specifically

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Why Does My Aussie Whine When I Get Ready?

When I get ready, for just about anything, my 10 month old Australian Heeler whines. When I put my makeup on, she whines the entire time. Same when I'm

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Chloe is an Australian Heeler, part Australian Shepherd and part Blue Heeler. Everybody who meets her falls instantly in love at the sight of her huge,

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Aussies And Yards Without Fences

I have a very young Australian Shepherd, and we just moved into a home that does not have the best fence. In some places, the fence is only about 3 feet

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My Best Friend, Maddie

Maddie is an exceptional girl. She is 2 1/2 red merle. She had her first litter of pups on Valentines day. She had thirteen and raised 12. She only lost

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Dr. Steve Oliver... aka Steve!

Steve is my 7th Aussie. (humor) This nasty dog was brought back b/c his back feet are pidgin toed. Two litters on the way, and an 8 month old useless dog.

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Maggie the Magnificent

This is Maggie Mae, a 5 year old red merle female we have loved since the day we got her at 8 weeks of age. She is my running companion, special friend,

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Buckley & Cooper

A friend of mine lost these two beautiful Aussie boys within a time span of a few days. A group of friends gathered and asked me to paint their portrait

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Ezra and Splash

Our Aussie's are 5 year old step brother and sister. This picture was taken at the end of our driveway in Seebert WV. Our soon to be new home. Splash is

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