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Titer Test For Dogs

What Is A Titer Test For Dogs And Should You Skip Dog Vaccinations Based On The Results?

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Fear Of Men, People, Other Dogs, And Multiple Allergies

I have a year old Mini Aussie that I purchased when he was 16 weeks. I did not know the breeders and I still don't feel as if I know them well. My dog,

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Frisbee

A friend at work had a Border Collie/ Australian Shepherd mix. She asked me to draw him. Knowing how both Border Collies and Australian Shepherds are

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Aussie and Cats

I'm very interested in getting a Miniature Australian Shepard. I have 3 cats and a little concerned on how the dog's natural herding instincts may cause

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Aussie Random Attacks

I have 4 dogs ages 9, 6, 1.9 & 1.7. They are Dachshund, Boxer, Aussie & Lab. The two youngers have been with us since they were 3 months. The Aussie has

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New Mini Having A Few Issues Adapting To New Home

Hi! I recently (one week) brought home a miniature Aussie named Red and I am now living with him in my parents house. Although he is very loyal to me and

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Any Shampoo Recommendations For Very Dry Skin?

Hi, I was wondering if you could recommend a shampoo for my Australian Shepherd puppy? His skin is very dry and his coat is looking a little dull now.

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Australian Shepherd Becoming Aggressive Toward Other Dogs

Our 2 year old male Aussie has become super protective and started being aggressive toward other dogs when we're walking off-leash in open areas. How common

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Socializing Issues

I have a 7 month old Mini Aussie. He is struggling with socializing! He can not seem to handle the dog park at all, while being at a human park with me

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9 Year Old Australian Shepherd Nipped Someone She's Known Since Puppy

We have high herding 9 year old female Aussie who 95% of the time is a total sweetie with visitors. On very rare occasions, unexpectedly and without warning

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Formerly Fearless Australian Shepherd Now Afraid And Skittish

My 20 month old Australian Shepherd girl has suddenly (last 2 weeks) become afraid of noises. She's skittish. No change in routine or food. Nothing has

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How To Create A Puppy Feeding Schedule

A Puppy Feeding Schedule Is an essential element in raising a healthy dog. Find out more about when, what and how long to feed your puppy before switching to an adult dog feeding schedule.

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Von Willebrand's Disease in Australian Shepherds

Let's take a look at Von Willebrand's Disease; what it is, what the signs and symptoms are, and what to do if you think your dog has Von Willebrand Disease.

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Territorial Australian Shepherd

How can I stop my male Aussie from being so territorial when it comes to other dogs?

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Help Me Find A Video

I recently saw a quaint video taken 50-60 years ago of a man doing rodeo type tricks with his Aussies, but now I can't find it. Does anyone know a link

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Feeding Frequency Change for Australian Shepherd Pup

My Aussie Pup, RubiCon is 5 months old. When can I change her feeding schedule to once per day instead of 2? I work full-time and as she's gotten older

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Puppy On Flight

So I just bought a handsome boy red merle puppy yesterday and I am planning on flying him home from school in three weeks. He is about 7 lbs and is roughly

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Aussies in Arizona

I grew up with LOTS of Aussies but lived in the country in the South. I now live in Arizona and while I would love to have one, I'm not sure it would

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Australian Shepherd Attacks Mini-Aussie

My question - Our 7 year old Australian Shepherd attacked our Mini Aussie (3 Yr) yesterday Quite severely, I had to yell her off of him, them move her

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My Australian Shepherd Is Very Aggressive And I Need Help

I adopted the most amazing dog about eight months ago and she has really made my house a home. I got her as a puppy and did my best to raise her right

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Barking At Animals On TV

Hello. Hope everyone is stayng warm! My 4 year old female is a sweetheart, and it is obvious the breeder from whom I purchased her knew what she was

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Re-Home Or Keep Aussie?

Looking for suggestions on my Aussie. We have had Boots since he was 10 weeks old, and he is currently 4.5. My husband and I love our Aussie so much; he

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How Much Should Our 6 Week Old Aussy Eat?

New Aussy owner,; she's 6 weeks old. How much should we feed her per day?

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Doggie Dementia?

My 13 year old red-tri Aussie seems to be confusing daytime and nighttime. At night she will pop up from her bed and wants pets, if I stop she pushes

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Excessive Growling

Our Australian Shepherd—Black Lab mix can be a very good and cute dog, but she has some strange behavior issues. Background: was sort of nippy as a puppy,

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Moving To Smaller Quarters

We have a large house and 1 and 1/4 acres of ground. Circumstances dictate we must move to an apartment complex where we must walk our 5 yr. old Jodi on

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My 1 Year Old Aussie Doesn't Tell Us When He Has To Go!

We rescued our beautiful Aussie, Sammy, about a month ago. He has been wonderful so far! He is very smart and picking up on training very quickly. We

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Why Does My Aussie Charge Me?

Hi there! We just rescued Sammy (M-N), our new Aussie, from a rescue here in Illinois. We've had him for about a month and so far he has been an amazing

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First Aid Dog Kit

Do you have a first aid dog kit ready? And what should you keep in a dog first aid kit? Would you know what to do when every second counts?

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Neutering Mini Aussie Pup

I have a Miniature Australian Shepherd who is now 5 months and 1 week old. When I first purchased him from the breeder she made me aware that the vet could

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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care