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Can My Australian Shepherd Move Across Country?

I am going to be moving to the other side of the country. We will have more land and space for my Aussie. I am wondering if he will do okay with the move

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Annie of Arizona

This digital art was created by Elle of the Facebook group, Watercolors for Donations, from a photo I took on my iPhone. Annie is a very happy and active

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Do Barx Buddy’S Work for Australian Shepherds?

I’ve been reading about the Barx Buddy devices to train dogs to stop bad behavior. Anyone out there who uses or has tried these devices? What is your

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I Have a One-Year-Old Australian Shepherd: Is That a Good Age to Get Another Puppy?

We have one Aussie, a one-year-old female named Willow. We were thinking of getting a sibling for her. But I’m unsure if this is a good age to get another

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Australian Shepherd Suddenly Aggressive: Nervous For Our Child

My 3-year-old male Australian Shepherd all of a sudden started growling at my husband and I. He only growls when we try to get him to come in the house

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What Color Might These Australian Shepherd Puppies Be?

We are trying to pick a puppy and we THINK the first is a red merle and the last is a blue? We are unsure about the middle one. What might these look like

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Itchy Australian Shepherd

In warm, wet weather my Aussie gets very itchy. Would rubbing baking soda into her fur and then brushing it out help her?

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Mixed Australian Shepherd?

Hi there, me and my fiancée were recently given an adorable pup but we can’t seem to figure out his breed, we know he is a Chow Chow mix, they said he

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Thinking of Getting an Australian Shepherd

I am thinking of getting an Aussie. I am looking for a dog that likes to curl up on my lap at the end of the day. Petting a furball is stress-relief for

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How Can I Train My 7-Month-Old Australian Shepherd to Help Herd Sheep?

How can I train my 7-month-old Aussie to help herd sheep? She has been shocked by the electric fence so she is scared to go in. I have to pick her up and

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How to Stop My Australian Shepherd From Running Around the Chicken Pen?

My Aussie loves to run around my mother's chicken pen when we visit my mother. It's gotten to the point that she's created a moat about a foot deep around

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Question About Crate Training My Australian Shepherd Puppy

I have a new 10-week-old male red merle Aussie. He sleeps amazing in his crate at night for up to 8 hours sometimes. I feel bad leaving him for the day.

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Australian Shepherd Nips at Men's Lower Legs

We've had Pepper for about 4 years. We got her from a local shelter where she had been for some time, and according to the the people at the shelter, Pepper

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Male Australian Shepherd Attacks the Female

I have two Australian Shepherds, not siblings. At least once a day the male will just randomly attack the female for no reason. What should I be doing

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Vinni and Gidget

Vinni our merle and our Gidget tri color. They have been with us for 12 years and are still going strong. They both are our family big puppies, both love

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Need Reasonably Priced Quality Dog Food Suggestions

I have a six-month-old Australian Shepherd (which is our first Aussie), named Auggie. He is currently eating Fromm puppy gold. We love the food and his

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My Australian Shepherd Expects Me to Entertain Him

Since my Aussie is our only dog, he expects us to entertain him by retrieving the ball instead of him. If we don’t get the ball, he will bark until we

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Miniature Australian Shepherd Has Stomach and Licking Issues

Has anyone had a Mini Aussie who refuses to vomit? Ours gets sick often, he will eat random things and will not stop. Carpet, clothes, etc. When he is

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Eliza - First Australian Shepherd

Eliza is our first dog and Australian Shepherd. She is such a pleasure and joy and it's so great to have her part of our family.

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I'm Puppy Sitting and Have a Question About Crate Training

Taking care of two lovely 6-month-old Aussies while their young (9 and 12) owners are away with Mom and Dad for two weeks. They run on their 80 acre farm

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What Color Eyes Will This Pup Have When Older?

What color eyes will this pup have when older? He is a 5-week-old red merle. They look blue now but I know red color Aussies eye color is hard to tell

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USA, Washington, King County, 18 Months, Cooper

Cooper is a male with basic training and house trained. He loves to hike, mountain bike, walk, and fetch.

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Can You Freeze Dry Dog Food?

Can you freeze dry dog food to extend the expiration date? If can be frozen can you freeze in a ziplock freezer bag and just thaw out a week's worth?

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My Blue Merle Aussie Puppy Has a Reddish Tinge on the White Parts of Its Paws and Snout. Is This Normal?

My blue merle Aussie puppy has a reddish tinge on the white parts of its paws and snout. Is this normal?

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My Singing Aussie

My red tri Aussie loves to sing. Tula sings most every night at her own determined time. Usually, the family is gathered together and everyone is calm

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6 Month Old Potty Training Problems

We have a 6-month-old Mini Aussie. We brought him home when he was around 13 weeks, and everything in puppyhood has been pretty great besides the house

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My Dog Eats Too Fast and Gets Hiccups After Eating

My 3-year-old male Aussie/German Shepherd cross gets hiccups after eating. He does eat quickly even though I feed him in a divided bowl to try slowing

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Is This a Double Merle Australian Shepherd?

I found a puppy that I fell in love with and am supposed to pick up tomorrow. After doing some research, I’m concerned that it’s a double merle. Please

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Is My Little Tomgirl Too Fluffy?

My husband and I just recently got a 7-week-old blue merle Australian Shepherd and, oh my, she is fluffy. Extremely fluffy. And it makes us wonder if she

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Australian Shepherd Themed Gift Ideas for Aussie Lovers

Find the perfect Australian Shepherd gift for the Aussie fan in your life. Custom-designed t-shirts, puzzles, decorative signs, or jewelry. All kinds of inspiring Aussie themed gift giving ideas.

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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care

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