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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care

A Aussie Puppy Dumped

Freckles was dumped in the bed of my truck while I was buying dog snacks. Anybody in town knows I'm a sucker. I have rescued many over the years, find homes or keep them myself. I have 5
already and am 4 weeks post major back surgery, this is the problem.

Wow ENERGY! When she was dumped I was a week away from surgery so we thought no problem. Was not aware of the breed. Poor baby was flea infested, worms. But was very sweet—not very active. She needs order and play time.

My husband has chickens, I have rescued alot of cats also. Wow she has a ball. Please I need to housebreak her. Freckles has come from 4 week pup to a ball of energy. She found her way in my heart. She is mine and is going nowhere.

I have 3 older dogs a Retriever, Great Dane, Pit Bull mix and 2 Chihuahuas. My vet told me she will be a handful be warned. I'm warned and ready—I have 6 acres she has room to run. I want to give her some structure Agility Training. Am I dreaming or can someone help me show me how to start? We are financially challenged at the moment. So please?

Thank You.


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Focus on exercise & discipline
by: Tammy

Sounds like you have a very typical Awesome Aussie! Try floppy flyer frisbees and ball chuck-it to help her burn off her initial energy each morning followed by trick training or teaching basic commands. The energy of an intelligent dog like the Aussie can be curved by working her mind or body. They are so smart and eager to please that with the proper communication skills, you can get them to do just about anything!

Try 101 Dog Tricks with Kyra Sundance and Chalcey. It has great illustrations, tips and solutions and is written very clear and fun. My Aussie, Honey whizzed right through most of the tricks in the book in no time at all! Be patient, reward baby steps, don't get frustrated. Always leave your dog wanting more so they look forward to the next training session and end on a positive note. Aim for success and build your Doug's confidence like you would a toddler learning T-ball.

Enjoy your time together.

Tammy Campos
God's Blessings -BDR
Good Ole Dog 'school - Training where every dog becomes a Good ole dog!

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