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Sneak Peek — Falen: Semper Fi

James MacKrell

James MacKrell
and Falen

James MacKrell's first book, Down From The Mountain, is being hailed as one of the best new dog stories of our time. It is a gripping tale about an intrepid Australian Shepherd. Set in the mountains of Montana, it is a story of bravery and loyalty and it celebrates the connection between animals and their people.

James has generously offered readers of a sneak peek at his new book—Falen: Semper Fi. I think you'll agree that it is going to be as much beloved as his first book. Enjoy!

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Rally Obedience
By Gayle Silberhorn of Big Run Australian Shepherds. Join Gayle as she discovers the fun of rally obedience.

Dog Games and Activities
Looking for dog games and dog activities? Breeder, Gayle Silberhorn, shares her tips on indoor dog games and activities you and your dog can enjoy even on days when going outside is not an option.

Puppy Crate Training and Housebreaking
By Kathy Petersen of Rockland Aussies. When crate training puppy use these tips for best success with puppy crate training and housebreaking.

Frisbee Dog: Frisbee, The Game of Champions
Caught the Frisbee Dog Bug? Learn more about Frisbee Dog Fun in this article by Gayle Silberhorn who shares her knowledge and experience with the exciting sport of dog frisbee.

Therapy Dog Training: Australian Shepherds As Therapy Dogs
Getting Started With Therapy Dog Training? Therapy dog training takes dedication but is well worth the effort for everyone concerned. Learn more about training therapy dogs and how you and your dog can get involved.

Agility Dog Training Class Escapades with Marcia and Tex
Interested In Dog Agility Training? Join Marcia and Tex as they begin their dog agility training escapades.

What is Clicker Dog Training?
Learn about Clicker Training, a dog behavior training method that uses operant conditioning. Start clicker dog training today using simple dog training aids.

Getting an Australian Shepherd?

Three Australian Shepherds on grass.

Is The Australian Shepherd The Right Breed For You?

Are you getting an Australian Shepherd puppy or adopting an older Aussie? It is important that you read this before buying an Aussie and make sure that you choose the right dog breed for you.

What To Look For In a Good Australian Shepherd Breeder
Good Australian Shepherd Breeders can make all the difference when you are looking for the perfect pup. Tips for choosing the best Australian Shepherd Breeder.

Advise for the First Time Australian Shepherd Owner
First time Australian Shepherd owner? While Aussies are one of the smartest dog breeds their high energy and sometimes interfere with training.

The Importance Of Choosing The Best Dog Breed For You
Choosing the best dog breed for you is a very important decision and will require research to find the best match.

Why Medium Size Dog Breeds Rule
Looking for Medium Size Dog Breeds? There are many things to consider when deciding on what size dog to get. There is no "best dog breed."

What Makes A Good Family Watch Dog?
Finding a good family watch dog is important for those who want a four-legged friend who will also be vigilant.

Raising Your Puppy

The Importance of Early Puppy Socialization
Puppy Socialization is Vital for a Well Balanced Dog with an Even Temperament. Poor socialization for your puppy can result in a fearful dog that can be a danger so be sure to get puppy socialization started early.

Australian Shepherd Health

Dog Wheel Chair Options Available
A dog wheel chair may not have been something you considered purchasing, but unfortunately, it can become necessary.

Do Puppy Vitamins Cause More Harm Than Good?
Puppy vitamins are a subject of much controversy, but are vitamins for puppies likely to do more harm than good?

Exercise Induced Collapse in Australian Shepherds
Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) is a serious condition that affects many breeds including the Australian Shepherd.

Could Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs Be Dangerous?
Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs are becoming more popular but could homeopathy for dogs actually be dangerous?

Natural Dog Remedies – Can Natural Remedies For Dogs Help Your Dog?
Using natural dog remedies to cure dog health problems has become a popular trend but can natural remedies for dogs help your dog?

Memory Foam Dog Bed Tips – The Pros and Cons
Does a memory foam dog bed really measure up to the hype? Check these pros and cons of memory foam dog beds so you can judge for yourself.

Double Merle Aussies
Double Merle Dogs Can Make Wonderful Pets. There are many myths surrounding lethal white dogs but they do have special needs.

How We Cured Our Dog Of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) is a devastating disease that often results in fatality. Read how one Australian Shepherd owner cured her sick dog, Weasel, of IMHA.

Misc. Australian Shepherd Articles

Red Australian Shepherd sitting in a car.What To Know About Traveling With A Dog

When you are traveling with a dog the more you can do to prepare ahead of time, the less headaches you'll encounter.

Australian Shepherd puppy sitting on bed.

Finding Dog Friendly Motels and Hotels

Dog friendly motels are a lot more common that you might think. There are a number that welcome all sorts of pets.

Saucy Aussie Living: Top 10 Tricks for Getting a Second Leash on Life
The amazing story of the Australian Shepherd who learned to let her inner beauty shine and her inner voice to bark.

The Recipe That Makes Up An Australian Shepherd
The recipe to make an Australian Shepherd is simple really – a dash of loyalty, a sprinkle of unconditional love and a pinch of devotion and admiration.

Lost Australian Shepherd Found By The Town That Cared
Sundance the Lost Australian Shepherd was reunited with his frantic owners because of the people of the town of Durango, Colorado. This is a heartwarming story about people taking time out of their lives to help strangers, and their dog, in need.

Urban Mushing - Dog Powered ScooterDog Powered Scooter | Urban Mushing
The dog powered scooter is easy to ride and safe. Ideal for dog mushing in the urban environment this dog scooter works with most breeds and can be enjoyed by riders of any age in any location. Dog mushing is not just for winter anymore! What a great way to have fun and give your dog exercise.

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