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Arthritic Hands Causing Problem With Pup

I am a 75 year old man who is helping care for a 3-month old female Australian Shepherd. When I want to walk her, she struggles when I try to attach a

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How Long For Puppies To Sell?

I am getting a 4-year-old Mini Aussie and she is on her 6th litter (she will be spayed right away)! I am trying to get her out soon but the lady won't

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2.5 Year Old Australian Shepherd WONT EAT!

My 2.5 year old Australian Shepherd threw up last friday. He has done this type of throw up before (no food was in the throw up. Just mucus and little

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My Aussie Is Starving Himself

We just lost a puppy on thanksgiving and now my other dog, my Aussie, is starving himself and getting weaker. We've tried force-feeding him but he just

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Why Choose A Homemade Dog Treat?

A homemade dog treat may not seem necessary, but it is just better to make treats for your dog, for many reasons.

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Aussie Pup Owned By A Golf Course

We live in a golf community and the golf course management recently purchased an 8-week old female Aussie to ultimately be trained to keep away large numbers

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Cooper Our Australian Shepherd Has A Limp

Cooper and I were out for the usual hike of about 6 km, he asks me to throw sticks on occasion, so he went after one and came back with a limp. This has

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How To Make My Aussie Stay Home?

I have a 3 year old female Aussie. She is the smartest and sweetest dog I've ever had. The issue is her staying home. We live on a 500 acre farm next to

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My Maggie May

Maggie May is a beautiful red Merle and is a sweetheart. All she wants out of life is to be loved and play with her Frisbee toy. She's really good at it

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Our Beautiful Boy

2 years ago Jethro Tull came into our lives and I can not quite describe what a special dog he is. He makes me laugh, cry with joy, and smile all at once

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He's My Spoiled Baby

I got my Aussie this past February, he was just 7 weeks old. Bogan is my baby, as a mother I've got to baby something. Our youngest child was about to

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Itching and Scratching in Fall Months

I have 2 Aussies and both are itching and scratching since the middle of September and losing hair everywhere. They don't have fleas. I have given them

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What Is My Australian Shepherd Mixed With?

Trying to figure it out. He's 2 years old and we just rescued him! Photos above.

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My Aussie Is Chewing Up My House, Help Please?

He's an awesome dog. I didn't want to crate him so I put a gate up and gave him a 6x6 spot with nothing but hardwood and walls with his water, food, some

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Dog Wheel Chair Options Available

A dog wheel chair may not have been something you considered purchasing, but unfortunately it can become necessary.

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Physical Therapy for Dogs

Physical therapy for dogs is a relatively new approach that has gained a great deal of popularity in recent years.

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The Aussie Weekly | Could Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs Be Dangerous?

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Mini Aussie Shepherd Growth Rate Question

My 6 month old Mini Aussie Shep only weighs 7 pounds. How much should I expect him to grow and should I be concerned?

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My Aussie Does Not Sleep Through The Night

We have a 6 month old male Aussie (mini) who is 25lbs - so he is going to be a big mini! Behaviorally, he is awesome. We play with him quite a bit when

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Curious How Big My Aussie Will Be

My 5 1/2 month old black tri Australian Shepherd is 34 pounds right now and I am curious how big he will be. Thank you for any help.

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2 Year Old Nipping Only Some People

Our Aussie is 2 years old. He has an issue with nipping or snapping at only some people. For instance, a person gave our dog a treat. He then petted our

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Proud Of My Therapy Dog!

My now 3-1/2 year old, Lexi, has been in obedience training since puppyhood; my goal being of one day having her become a therapy dog. She earned her CGC

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Questions About Having An Australian Shepherd By Myself

Hello, I've been thinking about getting a dog for a few years now, and after doing the research, I've found that the Aussie fits my personality and activity-level

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Cancer in Dogs: Know The Symptoms And Treatment Options

Cancer in dogs is very real and all too common. Nearly half of deaths in dogs over age 10 are caused by cancer.

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USA, Washington, 2 Year Old, Odin

Odin is a smart, loving dog with anxiety issues that make it impossible to keep him in our home, despite our most fervent attempts to help him adapt to

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Dog Skin Disease Is Extremely Common

Dog skin disease is an extremely common occurrence given that there are over 160 skin disorders that affect dogs.

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Gurgling From Our Mini Aussie's Throat When Sleeeping

We have a four month old Mini Aussie and we have recently noticed that she is making a gurgling sound from her throat when she sleeps. I'm not sure if

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Australian Shepherd Always Seems Hot

My boy Jax always seems hot. Even after he's been inside for a while, he sometimes pants heavy, like he's just come in from running. Just curious if this

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Breaker Goes Home

In 2005 we adopted a beautiful blue merle Australian shepherd. Jackson was a beautiful boy who won our hearts on first sight. We changed his name to

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All About The ThunderShirt For Dogs

The ThunderShirt has become a very popular option in the treatment of anxiety in dogs since it came on the market.

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