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Considering an Australian Shepherd

I'm the previous owner of an Australian Kelpie. We loved her to pieces, and she loved us to pieces, too. Sadly, we lost her to lymphoma over four years

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Breeding Merle Australian Shepherds

We have a male brown and white and a female black red and white. Both dogs had merle mother's. Is it possible to have merle puppies from these two?

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Trying To Breed My Aussie

First, yes, I am a 1st time backyard breeder, I have a wonderful Aussie (she is 3) that we want to breed to a Border Collie. But she wants nothing to do

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Switching From Puppy Food To Adult Food, Any Tips?

We are about to switch our Aussie from puppy to adult food. She is currently eating blue buffalo puppy. Any tips on choosing a brand of dog food?

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The Terrible Trio

My three Aussies painted on a rock.

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Coughing After Eating And Drinking

My boy Cooper always coughs after he eats and or drinks. should I be concerned? He is almost 6 years old.

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Yeast Skin Infection

I don't know why my boy came down with a yeast skin infection. He is almost 6 years old and we live in Florida. I was taking him to a groomer. He never

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Aggressive Australian Shepherd

We have two one year old Australian Shepherds. Both are male. The smaller white one has bullied the larger black one non-stop. The black one has been a

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Have You Tried FURminator Shampoo and Conditioner?

Has anyone tried the FURminater shampoo and conditioner? Does it help?

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Miss Cookie♥️🐾

Miss Cookie! We will miss her so much for ever! She was our first Aussie and perfect girl at that! So many great trips and fun times with her it is

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Exercise Induced Collapse in Australian Shepherds

Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) is a troubling and still barely understood condition that affects a number of breeds including the Australian Shepherd.

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Is 3 Months Too Early For A Puppy To Go Into Heat?

We just purchased a Miniature Australian Shepherd. She is about 3 months old and on the second day having her we noticed that she started to bleed? Is

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12 Week Old Viciously Biting PLEASE HELP

This is my baby boy Cooper. He's an angel most of the time. He's extremely smart and has mastered all of the basic commands. I take him to the dog park

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2nd Aussie

Thinking of getting a second Toy Aussie. Mine is very loyal, jealous and loving. She likes to play with other dogs her size, but is intimidated by bigger

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Is My Australian Shepherd Overweight?

My Aussie Bella is 3.5 years old and weighs between 19 and 20kg, she is a bit short for her breed but very broad. We do agility and frisbee comps with

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Am I Up For This Challenge Or Should I Return Him To Breeder?

We bought a 16 week old Aussie pup last Friday. He seems calm and friendly with people and other dogs. However, I am haunted by memories of my Aussie

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Could Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs Be Dangerous?

Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs are becoming more popular but could homeopathy for dogs actually be dangerous?

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United States, KS, 4.5 Years Old, Daisy

Very Affectionate Dog Daisy will be 5 years old in Nov. She weighs 35 pounds and is in great health. She is an excellent running or walking companion.

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My Kratos

My Kratos was named after the God of war but was more of a lover. He was the first thing I saw in the morning wagging his but so excited to see me and

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Short Hair And Pointy Ears?

I have an Australian Shepherd puppy who is about 10 months old. I bought him from a farm, and he came from a small litter of Aussie's when he was about

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Short Haired Australian Shepherd?

I have a 17 month old red tri Australian Shepherd and she has never had hair as long as the other Aussies I know, including her own mother, but since she

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Stubborn, Old, Paraplegic Aussies

Hello! I have a 9 year old Aussie male that I adopted from animal control five years ago. He's had problems with biting, but we've mostly got that under

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8 Week Old Australian Shepherd Puppy Nipping

We have a 8 week old Australian Shepherd puppy. She came to our family 2 weeks ago. All was fine for about two days and then the nipping started. Whatever

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Dog Aggression

My very sweet mostly obedient smart Australian Shepherd 4 month old pup has been aggressive with other puppies since I got her. I am defiantly the pack

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Things Bullet Can Do And Info

My dog's name is Bullet. He is 10 or 11 yrs old and sleeps most of the day now but sometimes he acts like he's 3 yrs old. Here are the words he knows...want

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Australian Shepherd Communication

Mavis is my 14-month-old blue merle. Our older dog rings a bell to go out, and Mavis picked that up pretty quickly. But then things got complicated, as

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Temperament Of Red Tris

I have a question on the temperament of red tris. I was told by a breeder that red tris are usually not as active and are generally more shy and stand-offish

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Should We Get An Aussie?

We live in the city but have a medium sized yard with open grass to run in behind our fence. I am currently on summer vacation but by the time the litter

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My Australian Shepherd Is Leash Reactive

We adopted a 3 year old Australian Shepherd approximately 7 months ago. She is a sweetheart, loves everyone, adults and children, and is very quiet and

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How Do I Stop The Barking?

I have a Miniature Aussie, 4 years old, named Yadi. He is a very loving dog who, when out in public, loves people and other dogs. He thinks everyone is

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