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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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Can Working Line Aussies Make Good Pets?

I finally found an Australian Shepherd puppy for sale as there are almost none in my area. Only problem is, its a working line dog. I have no problems

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Flea And Tick Protection For Australian Shepherds

I have a 4 month old Aussie. Really enjoying spending time outdoors with her. Today I noticed a tick on her belly. I was wondering what everybody uses

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One Heck Of A Cute Guy

Frankie is now 7 weeks of age. He is going to live with Amabel and her family. I think he is going to make them very happy.

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Is An Australian Shepherd Good With Cats?

Is an Australian Shepherd good with cats?

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Thoughts On Shaving Or Trimming My Beautiful Dog

I have owned my Margo for several years. I use her as a support dog and we plan to do a lot of traveling this summer to warmer climates. She gets to hot

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Help! Unusal Red Merle Pattern On Face

Hello, I will be getting a new Mini Australian Shepherd puppy soon and fell in love with a red merle puppy at a breeders. However, in coming home and researching.

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Housebroken, Adopted Australian Shepherd Peeing In House

Sofie is 5. I adopted her about 3 months ago. She is the sweetest dog. Very loving and well behaved except for one issue. Sofie is housebroken but since

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Australian Shepherd Aggression At Fence

My normally very sweet and calm 8 year old Aussie has started nasty barking at the fence with our neighbor dogs. He was fine until we adopted a 5 year

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Australian Shepherd Suffering Epilepsy?

Have any of you Aussie owners out there been battling undiagnosed seizures? My Aussie Jackson is 1 year and 8 months old. He suffered his first wave

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Help! Mini Aussie Herding/Aggression Question

Hello, I have a Mini Aussie, Charlie, who is a little over 1 year old. We tried socializing him at a young age, bringing him to daycare starting at age

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9 Month Old Female In Heat?

I have seen a few spots of blood today so thought she was coming into heat but now she is peeing little drops everywhere. Now I'm afraid there is something

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11 Week Old Very Rambunctious Aussie

We got our male red tri mini Aussie at 8 weeks. Initially he was very well behaved. Now that he's come out of this shell I'm getting a little worried.

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No Health Guarantee a Bad Idea?

I'm looking at getting a pup and all the legit breeder sites say to make sure you get a health guarantee. The dog I want is from a couple who is raising

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Make Your Dog Training Commands Understood

Dog training commands should be clear, consistent, and concise. You and your dog need to be on the same page.

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Jumping And Excited Urination

Have a 5 month old Australian Shepherd which is really high strung. Jumps when she has been left alone or meets other people. Especially the kids. Verbal

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Health Concerns, New To Australian Shepherds

I'm caring for five Aussie puppies. One came out blue, another came out black and tan, but three came out mostly white except for a spot on the eye, or

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Feeding 9 Week Old Puppy

I have a mini female red merle that is 9 weeks old. We are feeding her 1 cup of food a day as recommended by the breeder. She always seems to be hungry.

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Different Kind Of Aggression

Our 14 month old Aussie (this is the 4th Aussie we've raised) has recently started showing aggression with dogs he's been playing with since he was 8 weeks

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Question About Aussie Training

So for a while now I have had my Aussie fetching, coming on command etc. However, when I am not at home I have to bring my dog inside due to the crowded

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First Time Australian Shepherd Pup

Hey, I'm thinking about getting an Australian Shepherd puppy but not sure if I should or not. I have a 7 year old Jack Russell cross who seems bored at

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