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How Big Of A Kennel Do You Have For Your Aussie?

My husband and I have recently gotten our first Aussie puppy! We’ve been borrowing a kennel, but have to return it soon. How tall is your Aussie from toe

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My Mini Aussie Has Separation Anxiety, How Do We Fix This?

My Mini Aussie is 7 mo. old and has extreme separation anxiety. My husband and I got her when she was 8 weeks. old, so she is really bonded to us. My husband

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My Australian Shepherd Is A Picky Eater

My 15 yr. old Aussie has recently stopped eating from a dog bowl. She wants me to hand feed her for a while, then she continues eating kibble from the

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Is It Safe To Breed A Red Tri Mis-Marked Australian Shepherd?

I have a red tri mis-marked Australian Shepherd. I know much about the breed and the standards. But still puzzled on if a mismarked tri is safe to breed.

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What Size Of Booties Would Be Recommended For A Mini Aussie

What size of booties would be recommended for a Mini Aussie?

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Add a #3 To Our Family?

We have 2 Aussies, both 2.5 and 3 years, one male and one female, our male is full size, our female is a mini, sort of... she weighs 40 lbs. Our male

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At What Age Do Australian Shepherd's Growth Plates Close?

So at what age do Aussie's growth plates close? My pup is now 11 months and has so much energy! I swim him every day as a way for him to have fun, but

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Stubborn Puppy Refuses To Go On Walks In Direction Away From Our Property

Our 9 week old pup is very smart. He is 90% house broken, sleeps 8 hours at night and after a week at home and he already knows the command “sit”. One

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Rashes On My Aussie

I have a 1.5 year old Aussie who has this rash on his back, sides, belly, and on the inside of his legs (and those are just the places I've currently found

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How To Choose The Best Dog Beds

Finding the best dog beds can be a challenge with so many options available today. How do you know what to look for?

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My Australian Shepherd Is Overly Excited To Meet EVERYONE!

Our Aussie pup is 6 months old and we take her wherever we go. The problem we have is she wants to greet everyone we cross paths with. She pulls towards

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Put Swim Safety First With A Dog Life Jacket

A dog life jacket can give you and your dog an extra sense of security when you're spending time around the water.

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My Aussie Has Repeated Eye Irritation

My 8 year old male Aussie has been having repeated eye irritation off and on for several years now. The area around his eye becomes irritated and he paws

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Australian Shepherd Is Charging, Nipping Hands And Shoes

I just adopted a 5-month-old Aussie Shepherd. She lived in an apartment on the 4 floor and stayed in a cage until they go home, (a Mother and Daughter)

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Should I Keep Mixing Puppy Foods Or Just Stick With One?

I started my Aussie who is 13 weeks on Taste of The Wild and she loves it. Recently the vet told us to feed her a grain food because he said there’s something

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Concerned About Dog Developing Separation Anxiety When Son Goes To College

How can I help our 6 year old male Mini Aussie when my son goes to college? This is the person he is most bonded with...I am second in line. I am worried

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Mini Aussie Freaks Out When People Get Into Our Pool

Hi Aussie Owner’s! We have a 15 month Mini Aussie who we adore. Most recently we had a pool built in our yard. The minute anyone walks into it he freaks

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First Aid for Dog Bites

First aid for dog bites is often the only treatment necessary, but you have to know what to do before a bite occurs.

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Australian Shepherd With Separation Anxiety Chewing Up Stuff

We have an 11 month old Australian Shepherd. He loves to play with other dogs and he is very social. My husband works from home so he is always with him.

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What Is The Best Puppy Food?

What is a good puppy food for my Aussie? We have her on Taste Of The Wild puppy right now and she loves it. But the vet told us grain-free dog food isn't

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No More Muddy Paws With A Dog Paw Cleaner

A dog paw cleaner just may be the answer to your problems if you've got a very active dog who loves to be outside.

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Baby On The Way With Aggressive Mini Aussie

Hi! We have an almost 3 year old Mini Aussie who we love dearly. Like many other Mini’s he does not do well with strangers. He will bark, growl and circle

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Mini Aussie Is Barking And Biting

We have a beautiful tri red Mini Aussie who will be 1 year at the end of October. We acquired him at the end of this past December at 8 weeks, and love

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The Right Approach To Dog Obedience Training

Dog obedience training can make the difference between having a happy, well-adjusted dog and a complete nightmare.

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Blue Merle To Mismarked Breeding

An accidental breeding has occurred and I'm curious what the outcome for the puppies will be. I am not a breeder. My merle bred the neighbor's mismarked

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What Is Acral Lick Granuloma?

Acral lick granuloma results in a dog licking one area of the body until a sore develops. What can be done to help?

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A Little Pixie Dust

My sweet little Pixie was diagnosed at 8 weeks with mega esophagus and had to under go heart surgery to remove a part of her right ventricle that had grown

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How Long Before Australian Shepherd's Fur Gets Fluffy?

My 14 week old pup has short hair with only a little fluff at her back. Both parents were quite fluffy and my other two were fluff balls as pups...are

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A Beginning Guide To Puppy Obedience Training

The sooner you begin puppy obedience training the better. There are many resources for help training your puppy.

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The Pros and Cons of Dog Dental Treats

Dog dental treats are controversial among vets and dog owners and there are pros and cons you should be aware of.

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I want my dog to listen and come every time I call!

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