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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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Should I Use A FURminator On An Australian Shepherd?

What can I use to brush my Aussie? I've heard that FURminators are bad for the coat. Is this true? I've used a FURminators for years on a bunch of different

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Itchy Minnie Aussy

We have a 1 year old male Minnie Aussy. He is constantly itching and biting fur off his body. We have switched to grain free food (Purina sensitive stomach)

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Is An Aussie A Good Fit For Us?

My husband is in the Air Force and works about 8-10 hours a day. I work part time from 9-5 three days a week and can make it home for lunch to let a puppy

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How To Choose A Dog Backpack

Wearing a dog backpack be fun for you and your dog provided you go about it the right way and get the right pack.

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Protective or Aggressive Behavior?

I have 2 standard Aussie males. Both fixed. Father and son. 13 and 7. No problems with them at all. I also have a 1.5 year old mini female. A couple months

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We Miss You Zane

Our beloved Zane was taken from us on 3/6/17 at almost 9 years old by nasal cancer. He was truly my best friend and constant companion. Words can not express

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Understanding Canine Lymphoma

Canine lymphoma is one of the more serious medical conditions that can plague dogs and affects the immune system.

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8 Week Old Australian Shepherd Pup And Full Time Work

We just got our Australian Shepherd, and neither my boyfriend nor myself are able to leave work in the middle of the day to visit her, not at least for

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Overcoming Bad Behavior During Grooming

My 7 month old male Aussie, runs away, or tries to bite anyone who tries to comb him with the pin brush, furminator, and even a hair brush. He will let

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Facts About Dog Hip Dysplasia

Dog hip dysplasia is a common condition that veterinarians see. It is a skeletal disease can occur in any breed.

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Looking To Adopt An Australian Shepherd

I'm looking to adopt another Australian Shepherd. I have an 11 month old Aussie I rescued who wasn't socialized with people and new things growing up and

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New Herding Mum

Hi, I am moving out of my parents place in August with my current dog (Springer Spaniel) my cat and a new Aussie pup who I will be getting in June. I plan

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Dog Fostering? How to Get a Foster Dog Adopted

Are you dog fostering or interested in fostering a dog? You can adopt out a rescue dog with this simple process.

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Any Tips for the Car Ride When Bringing Your Puppy Home?

Hello all, We will be bringing our new Mini Aussie puppy home in 2.5 weeks and are so excited! The car ride is a little under 3 hours long, so I'm trying

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Jumping And Biting

Our Aussie is 7 months old. He has been through level 1 and 2 of obedience training and is learning a lot. I am the person who works with him the most.

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Aussie Puppy Weight?

Our beautiful standard black tri Aussie pup weighs 37 pounds and 17 weeks and a half. He is perfectly healthy according to our vet, however he does seem

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SuperNova, The Healthiest Elder-17 You've Ever Seen!

She jumped out of an Animal Rescue Crate, off the Truck of the S.P.C.A. in Monterey at the Farmer's Market at MPC. She sailed over my head, practically,

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Tethering A 5 Month Old Aussie On Long Cable On Carport

My young Aussie loves to sit on our covered carport, which is open on two sides. She is on a long cable, has toys, water, sits in a chair some and watches

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Good Therapy Dog?

One of my biggest goals is to own a therapy dog. At the moment my family has two dogs but one is getting older. I have started looking into getting a puppy

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Australian Shepherd Breeding Question

I am kind of in a tiff at the moment with my pups. I have a female in heat and she is on day 16. She's not ovulating yet and I plan on breeding. She hasn't

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Aggressive Australian Shepherd Has Bitten Neighbor Boy

This is FLOYD as in Pink Floyd. I know... stupid name for a beautiful dog. Anyway, Floyd is 7. Four years ago he was involved in a hit and run resulting

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Aggression With Small Children

I have a 7.5 month old red tri Australian Shepherd, as of December 2016 he began showing aggression towards small children. ex - barking, lunging, and

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Two Aussies, One Family?

Anyone have experience with introducing a new older Aussie with a younger one? We have a 17 month old but have come across a six year old who needs a home.

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Dog Separation Anxiety And What You Can Do About It

Dog separation anxiety can be frustrating for both you and your dog, but there are things you can do to help.

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Essentials Of Dog Leash Training

Proper dog leash training is essential for all dogs and the sooner you start the better, but how do you begin?

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Not All Dog Growling Is Created Equal

Is your dog growling? Not all dog growls are created equal. What do your dog's menacing growls mean?

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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care