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White Face Concerns With Our Australian Shepherd Puppy?

Our new Australian Shepherd puppy has an all white face? Should I be concerned?

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My 11-Month-Old Australian Shepherd Is Obsessed With Other Dogs!

My 11-month-old Australian Shepherd is obsessed with other dogs! Not in an aggressive way he is just fascinated by every single dog we meet and wants to

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Dallas the Aussie

Hi! Im a 10-week-old Aussie with green eyes and a white tipped tail! I love playing in the snow and playing with my older Shih Tzu friends. They don't

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Maggie the Wonder Dog

Maggie was born on the 28th of February, 2009, on a farm in Ainsworth Iowa. At 9 weeks of age she came home with me to Des Moines, Iowa. She has been amazing

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Sexual Maturity and Breeding of Australian Shepherd

Hi all. I'm new to Australian Shepherd. I have several Pitbulls and a Border Collie cross. We got a Border Collie/Aussie (she'll be around 16 weeks now)

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Looking for an Australian Shepherd Puppy for My Daughter Who Is in Grief

My 15-year-old daughter, Faith, lost her Dad this August. They were very close. Rob had a Paws of War dog and upon his death Lloyd went back into the system.

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Rescue pup - escalating biting

We adopted a 16-week-old Australian Shepherd pup who had been surrendered by a family who got him from a breeder at 10 weeks. They had a 3-year-old and

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Is It Okay to Take My Australian Shepherd Puppy for Walks in the Cold?

I just got a 10-week-old Australian Shepherd and she has a lot of energy and always wants to walk. Is it okay to take her for walks outside in 30/40 degree

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Are Deodorizing Sprays for Dogs Safe?

I just got a baby Mini Aussie (love him to death) and he's starting to get a little stink on him. I was wondering if deodorizing sprays for dogs are safe

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Having a Very Hard Time Potty Training Australian Shepherd Pup to Go Outside

We have an adorable 12-week-old Mini Aussie puppy who loves his big sister a 3-year-old rescue dog (mixed breed but some Aussie) and they get along great.

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Australian Shepherd Holding Their Bladder

I have an 11-year-old female Australian Shepherd who receives regular walks and bathroom breaks. I would consider her to be very healthy. The other day

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My Australian Shepherd Is Still Acting Puppy Like. Is It Normal?

He is 21 months old. It’s nothing's wrong with him but he is technically not a puppy but he is acting like one. He has a mature body, but mentally NO.

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Do You Feel This Mismarked Australian Shepherd Pup Will Have Any Health Issues?

Do you feel this mismarked pup will have any health issues?

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Is This a Short-Haired Australian Shepherd or a Mix?

Hi! We have a short haired Aussie! But we are wondering if we got scammed and he is a mix? He is 11 weeks. He’s so tender and sweet and SMART! Thoughts?

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Australian Shepherd Breeding Defects Question About Testicles Not Dropping

I bred my red merle Australian Shepherd to my red tri female. Her male puppy she had is now 5 months old and his testicles have not dropped. I heard this

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E-Collar For My 7-Month-Old Australian Shepherd

I'm writing to get advice on e-collars. I have an incredible 7-month-old spayed female Australian Shepherd and I work at a horse farm. She has a tendency

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Mini Aussie Coloring Question

Hi! I have a question about my Mini Aussie's color. Her breeder called her a black tri. However, I thought they were black, white, and tan. My Ellie is

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How to Get My Australian Shepherd to Stop Crying/Whining/Barking?

So I just got me a 4-month-old female Aussie 3 days ago. Every time I want to use the restroom and close the door she starts to whine and cry and won't

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Interested in Getting a Puppy. First Time Australian Shepherd Owner

My husband and I are not new to having dogs but are new to the breed. My husband likes the idea of running with his dog and my daughter (age 8) would love

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Australian Shepherd Ziggy's Aggression Towards Bikes and Runners

We recently adopted a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd named Ziggy. He is very friendly with us, but has some issues with lunging at runners/bikers when

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I Have a Six -Month-Old Female Australian Shepherd and Am Thinking of Adopting a 3-Month-Old Female Aussie to Keep Her Company

I have a six-month-old female Australian Shepherd and am thinking of adopting a 3-month-old female Aussie (who’s looking for a home) to keep her company.

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My Australian Shepherd Is Wary of Strangers and Is Nipping!

My Australian Shepherd is about one and a half, and I've had her since she was seven weeks. I spent a lot of time socializingher, and she's been around

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Her Last Day by Barbara Boudreau

The day that Australian Shepherd owners, and all dog owners, dread. The day we must say goodbye. This is Barbara Boudreau's story about the life and passing of her beloved Aussie, Lila.

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Apollo, My Mini Australian Shepherd, Nipped a Friend Visiting My Home

Hello. I’ve just recently moved into my own apartment after staying at my parents for about a year. With me I’ve brought my dog Apollo. He’s used to people

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My Australian Shepherd Is Aggressive Toward His Vet

My Australian Shepherd is 2 years old. I have had him since he was 8 weeks old. We live on an acreage and he doesn't have much interaction with humans

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What Kind of Dog Harness Would You Recommend for My Australian Shepherd?

Hi! My name is Bruni. I would like to know what kind of dog harness you recommend for my Aussie. She pulls on the leash. She is 40 pounds, neck 15, and

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Why Is My Four-Month-Old Australian Shepherd Puppy Not Sleeping Through the Night?

When I first got my Australian Shepherd puppy she slept through the night great. Now after moving to a larger kennel she is not sleeping through the night

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My Beautiful Roo

Roo, or RooRoo as I called her, was such a special girl to me. She was my best friend at a time I needed it most. Always by my side till the very end.

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Socializing and Housetraining a 5-Year-Old Retired Australian Shepherd Breeder

My 5-year-old retired female breeder is not house trained or leash trained. She is scared and will not walk with me. She has only lived with me for 5 days.

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Question About Whole Family Bonding With 6-Year-Old Adopted Australian Shepherd

We are hoping to adopt a six-year-old Australian Shepherd next week. We would like the dog to be engaged with the whole family (me, wife, teenage boy and

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