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Australian Shepherd Information, Resources and Community

The Australian Shepherd is the star of this website. Lots of information, great resources and friendly community for Aussie owners.

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Child Dog Bite Prevention

Protect Your Children From Dog Bites. Your children may feel safe around your dogs, but do they know what to do around strange dogs?

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Need Advice About 10 Week Old Deaf Puppy

I have a 10 week old puppy who is deaf. He is a great addition to the family but I am looking for any advice.

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History of the Australian Shepherd

It is believed by some that the breed has Basque origins in Spain and was used there by shepherds. Those shepherds might, then, have emigrated to the West

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Pink, On 5 Year Old Tri Mini Lower Lips, Nose And Eye Rims

Roxy is 5 years old and always has had black nose, eye rims and lower jaw lips. In the last six months her black line around her lower lips has turned

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Split Face Aussie

Hello, I am getting my first Aussie puppy in two days! She had split face (brown markings around one eye and white around other). She also had one brown

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Puppy Getting Under Your Feet

How do I keep the puppy from getting under my feet and possibly causing me to fall?

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White Aussie Question

So we are thinking about adding onto our family with a second dog. We have one now and two cats, we want a bigger dog since the one we have is small. Our

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Is This An Australian Shepherd Puppy?

I want to know if this puppy in this picture is an Australian Shepherd or a mix between a Husky and a Golden Retriever?!

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Aggressive Behavior Toward Dogs

My 6 year old Aussie girl has been getting increasingly aggressive toward dogs we meet on our walks. She's fine at first, nose touching, stump wagging

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Benji, Our Happy Farm Dog

My parents have had our Aussie Benji for almost 11 years, and he is the best dog and friend we've ever had. He is incredibly intelligent and affectionate

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My Funky Beauty Maddie (Madeline)

I knew nothing about the breed and did not plan to get a dog and then Maddie happened! I suffer from depression and anxiety and she has helped me so much!

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Biting Not Nipping

My 4 1/2 month old Aussie bit my step-daughters face. She should have had stitches but they are concerned about infection so they just taped it shut. She

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Dog Carts

Does anyone know where to get not-too-expensive carts and harnesses for dogs to pull? I had my 2 Aussies pulling sleds this winter, and they loved it.

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FOUND!! Red Merle Aussie Male, Berea, KY

I would really love to reunite him w/his family. I've found a lot of rescue sites but none that allow me to post a found pet.

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Roland Pel'e

Roland is going to be three April 1. I never had an Aussie before, but I was lucky to adopt him at 6 weeks old from SPCA. He was my 40th bday gift to myself!

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Miss Gabby

This is my female Mini Aussie Gabby, she is a darling. She will let me know when it is time to eat or time to have her treat. When she wants to go out,

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Aggressive Play

Remy is a 13 month old, neutered male Aussie. We brought Remy into our house to be a playmate for our 12 month old, neutered, female Sheltie. They bonded

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12 Week Old Aussie And Cats

I have a 12 weeks old Aussie and two 8 month old cats. He has taken to chasing, jumping and even snipping at them and their tails whenever they are in

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Toy, Mini Or Full

I have a Australian Shepherd and was told it was regular size. I love her no matter what size but I am questionable about her size. At 8 weeks she is only

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Why Do Small Aussie Dogs Female Or Male Scoot On Their Seats?

My female Miniature Toy Aussie now and then scoots on her seat, does anyone know why?

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Leash Aggression

My Australian Shepherd Mocha has some leash aggression how do I stop it and help her be nice to other dogs?

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Do Red Merles Have A Different Temperament?

A fellow breeder claims that red merles are more snippy or aggressive / sassy than other colors. Has anyone noticed different attitude tendencies between

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Myka is a my sweet girl. She is an energetic 3 year old M/M Aussie girl. Rumor has it that she loves to play fetch 24/7. She is amazing at it too! She

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Daisy is the friendliest dog I have ever had the pleasure of owning she loves everyone, she knows all of our family members by name. She is just the best

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Dog Dislikes

My Aussie is a perfect dog 99% of the time. However, there is a dog in the neighborhood he hates (for lack of a better word). This dog has done nothing

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Our Aussie, Miss Moneypenny

Our wonderful Penny has been delighting us since 2005 when we got her from a breeder in Butler, PA. She is a very smart and active girl who loves everyone

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Royal Pet Portrait ~ Hunter

Here is a portrait that I had commissioned as a Christmas gift to my Mom, which is of her two-year old Mini-Aussie, Hunter. Hunter loves to run on the

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Constant Companion

My Mini Aussie Max aka Maxman keeps an eye on me all the time, no matter where I go he is right behind me. If I am outside he will sit at the fence and

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Odd Staring Behavior

Garbo is our 2nd Aussie, a 4 year old rescued stray we've had for 7 months, so we know nothing about her background. We just started working with a behavior

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