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Australian Shepherd Lovers Newsletter -- Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Is At It Again!
February 15, 2018

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Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Is At It Again!

I've spent years building as a labor of love. I'm proud of the community of fellow Aussie Lovers that we have become. We now have thousands of pages on the website including the Q & A Forum and all of the articles (with many more to come).

One of the main ways I've kept in touch with you, other than this newsletter, is through our Facebook page. Even though about 48,000 people follow our Facebook page we used to only be able to reach about 10% of those with our posts. That was bad enough. Now I can only reach about 1% of you on a good day.

What Is Happening On Facebook?

It seems that Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman and CEO of Facebook has decided that since communities like ours have now been built, after years of work, it's time to choke us out and demand a king's ransom. In addition to all the advertising revenue Facebook makes they now want to charge big bucks to "Boost" every post.

It doesn't matter that you've already "Followed" our page and asked to see Australian Shepherd Lovers posts in your feed. Mr. Zuckerberg had decided that he, and not you, will determine what you will and won't see on Facebook.

What You Can Do To See The Posts You Want

If you haven't already, please go to our Facebook page here and "Follow" us. Then...

  1. Click on the "Following" button just under the banner at the top of the page and click on the "See First" option under "IN YOUR NEWS FEED". (See screenshot below.)
  2. When you are on our Facebook page please "Like" the posts, make Comments, and Share. This really helps spread the word. Facebook will show posts that have Likes/Comments/Shares to more people—before they demand I pay them to reach you!

Australian Shepherd Lovers Facebook Screenshot

Of course, Facebook is a business and they have the right to run it in whatever manner they wish. I hope Mark Zuckerberg doesn't get too big for his britches and turn Facebook into another MySpace. People are already migrating away from Facebook and setting up on other sites like You can even find our own Australian Shepherd Lovers page and get your own free account on here.

We shall overcome! :-) In the meantime, keep in touch on Facebook, Minds, Twitter, and Gab. (And coming soon to Instagram...)

All the Best,

~ Anton

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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training and Care

In This Issue:

New Articles

Reader's Aussies

T-Shirt of the Month

Photo of the Month

Cartoon of the Month

Aussie Rescue

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New Articles

Article ImageChondroitin For Dogs: Does It Really Work?

Chondroitin for dogs can help when joints break down resulting in limited movement, inflammation, and chronic pain.

Article ImageHypothyroidism In Dogs: Symptoms And Treatment

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a fairly common issue. It can affect any dog and the sooner you get treatment the better.

Article ImageUsing A Black Light Flashlight To Find Urine Spots

How a black light flashlight can help you find pet urine in your home and how to stop the problem from continuing.

Australian Shepherd Photos

Reader's Aussies—Create a Page About Your Aussie

How Aussome Is Your Aussie? Why not tell us about them?! Create a page all about your Aussie and include up to 4 photos!

The Girls

>> Create a Page All About Your Aussie Here

Aussie T-Shirt of the Month - HELD OVER

"Splash Art" Australian Shepherd T-Shirt
T-Shirt (Men's, Ladies, V-Neck, Tank Top, Longsleeve),
Sweatshirt, and Hoodie Styles Available

Australian Shepherd T-Shirt Of The Month

Pick Your Size/Color/Style Here  |  Check Out Other Aussie T-Shirts

T-Shirt (Men's, Ladies, V-Neck, Tank Top, Longsleeve), Sweatshirt, and Hoodie Styles Available.

Photo of the Month

Australian Shepherd Photo of the Month



Korah Caboose is 4 years old. She was in a cage the first three months of her life. When she had pneumonia they wanted to put her down instead of fixing her. So me being a RVT and that was always my dream dog, I asked them to sign her over to me. Now she has been my best friend my pal and we have lots of fun together. She's so smart.

See full size photo here:
Australian Shepherd Photo of the Month

>> Submit Your BEST Aussie Photos Here

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon Of The Month

Download Your Copy Today... New Version 2 is Here!

Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care For those of you who are not familiar with our ebook "Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care," it is a guide that has proven popular with our readers and includes hundreds of photos submitted by fellow Aussie Lovers like you.

Thanks to everyone who has supported the project with photo submissions and purchases of the ebook as it not only gives you the information you need, but it's one of the ways that helps us to be able to keep doing what we do.

Thanks again for being part of our Aussie Community and supporting our efforts! ~ Anton

Learn More

Don't have your copy yet? Order it here and download it today!

Learn By Watching How A Professional Dog Trainer Does It!

Recommended Online Dog Training Program...

Professional Dog Trainer, Doggy DanI highly recommend professional dog trainer and dog behaviorist "Doggy Dan" and his comprehensive video-based online dog training program.

Dan's program covers everything from the foundations of dog training, to obedience training, and just about any behavior problem you are likely to face...

See what Dan's Program has to offer... TAKE A LOOK HERE

Are You Into Dog Agility Training?

AgilityHoundz.comAustralian Shepherds are such incredible agility athletes and it's a great way to train, exercise, and bond with your Aussie. So I wanted to be sure to let you know about the new site for dog agility fans...
>> Share your agility experiences and photos here...

Aussie Rescue

Rescue Listings Page

Aussie Rescue Organizations

Australian Shepherd Breeders

Calling All Breeders—If you are an Australian Shepherd breeder please make sure your listing is up to date. I have made many improvements to the Premium Listings (and dramatically reduced the annual subscription). Whether you opt for that or want to continue with a free listing I still need to hear from you. You can find out more here or email me if you have any questions.

Breeders Directory

Follow Us on Facebook

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Twitter: To follow us on Twitter visit this link and click "Follow".

Until Next Time...

Check back with us often as we are always adding more great information. Please let us know if there is something you would like to see on

We love to hear from fellow Australian Shepherd Lovers like you. Send us your ideas, your feedback and photos/stories of your Aussie so we can include them on the site.

All the Best and Woof!

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