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Is My Dog Full Australian Shepherd Or A Mix?

We got our dog from non-AKC registered Aussie parents. The person said the parents were full-blooded but we have doubts that what they told us was correct.

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Australian Shepherd Training Tips For Best Results

These Australian Shepherd training tips can be helpful for anyone fortunate enough to have an Aussie in their lives. It is important to start dog training early and to be as consistent as possible.

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Alternatives To The Dog Cone Of Shame For Your Australian Shepherd

A dog cone can sometimes be a necessity but anyone who has ever had to use one on their dog knows that it is not the most pleasant, however, there are other much more comfortable options available.

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Beware Of Lawn Insecticides

My 3-year-old Aussie has never had any health problems. Recently we started a new lawn service and received a summer insecticide treatment on the lawn

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Help. I Don't Think The Puppy We Got Is A Purebred Australian Shepherd

I had purchased an Australian Shepherd puppy and paid $150 for her. The people told us she is purebred between a mini and standard but will definitely

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Is It Possible For My Australian Shepherd To Weigh This Much More Than Both His Parents?

I have pedigree papers for my Australian Shepherd and I supposedly saw the parents... both weighing less than 50 pounds. At 9 months my male Aussie now

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Australian Shepherd Puppy Biting Problem

We have a 10-week-old female that we can't seem to train not to bite us. She wants to bite everything. We have her trained to sit and is doing well with

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Any Suggestions On Diet For A Puppy?

We will be bringing home our puppy next week. Were so excited. Any suggestions on diet? Our breeder said protein should be in the 20 - 25% range.

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My Red Tri Aussie Puppy Will Bite Me, Growl, Rip Up Stuff, And More

Hi, I have a beautiful 10-week-old red tri Australian Shepherd puppy. He is big for his age at 18 lbs. I got him at 7 weeks because he was bigger and doing

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What Goofy Thing Has Your Aussie Done?

How about a fun little Q&A? Something I have noticed after getting my Aussie is how goofy the breed is. See a picture or video of a dog being a goofball,

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Australian Shepherd Moving One Pup Farther Than Others

Question: Why is my Australian Shepherd continuously picking up one pup and moving it farther than the others?

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How Can I Register My AKC Aussies With ASDR?

How can I register my AKC Aussies with ASDR? They have their first litter and I would like to register the new litter.

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What Exercises Do You Have For Your Australian Shepherd?

Someone mentioned that they have exercises for their Aussie to do and I was wondering what those consisted of.

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What Daily Supplements Do You Give Your Australian Shepherd?

My Aussie has some dry skin (probably from all of the sand) and she's a pretty active dog, so I wanted to put her on a supplement to keep her skin and

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Australian Shepherd Breeding Color Question

Wanting to breed my female Australian Shepherd. She is considered a black-tipped tri sable. She is an awesome herding dog and an even better companion/friend.

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Puppy Suddenly Doesn't Want To Be Crated At Night

My 5-month-old Australian Shepherd has been sleeping overnight in her crate since we brought her home. She's been doing great until a couple of nights

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What Color Is My Australian Shepherd?

What color is my Aussie?

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How A Dog Treat Dispenser Can Help You and Your Australian Shepherd

A dog treat dispenser can be a great way to interact with your dog when you're away from home and can keep your neighbors happy by allowing you to curb nuisance barking while you're out of the house.

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Very Timid 2-Year-Old Rescue Australian Shepherd

We got a 2-year-old female Australian Shepherd from a shelter. She looked timid and cautious but we thought with time she would adjust. It now has been

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USA, Missouri, 3-Year-Old, Jack

Jack is 3 years old. House broke, loves kids, is very well behaved. Only barks when someone comes to door. Likes attention. I've had him since he was a

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Need Tips For An Extremely Active Australian Shepherd

One year ago my wife and I adopted an Australian Shepherd and named him Ace. We did quite a bit of research on the breed, and had a fairly good understanding

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Looking For Help With Australian Shepherd That Has Turned Vicious Toward Me

My daughter has an Australian Shepherd. She lived with me last year and as a pup, I would play with him all the time and he was very loving. She moved

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Getting A Puppy But Dam Has Not Yet Been Tested For Hip Issues. Is It Okay To Move Forward?

Hi! I'm about to get a Mini Aussie and just learned the dam has not yet been tested for hip issues; she did test normal for eye issues. The sire has been

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Cut My Aussie's Fur To One Inch From Skin—What To Do To Help His Fur Grow Back?

I took my 12.5-month-old Aussie to our vet's groomer. They said it would be okay to cut Aussie to 1 inch from the skin. So, I naively trusted them, and

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Australian Shepherd Weight At 14 Months

I have a 14-month-old male Australian Shepherd that is 21 inches tall and weighs 40 pounds. The vet says he is healthy but I was under the impression that

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Australian Shepherd Wants Constant Attention In The Evening

Our two-year-old female Aussie demands constant attention in the evenings. If we aren’t petting her, playing with her or giving her a treat, she sits and

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Australian Shepherd Having Seizures In His Sleep

I have 18-month-old blue merle Australian Shepherd who is deaf from birth and he is having seizures in his sleep. I've had blood work done on him and the

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My 6-Year-Old Australian Shepherd Just Started Exhibiting Shyness

Our 6-year-old Australian Shepherd has just started to leave the area (she does stay on our property) just goes to another side of the house if we have

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Fear Aggression In 8-Month-Old Aussie

Hi there, I noticed very early on my pup was irrationally fearful. Of nearly everything. Some 6 months later we have made much progress but this fear aggression

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Has Anyone Tried Doggle Sunglasses Or Specifically the Doggles ILS Dog Goggles by Doggles?

I’ve got a merle Mini Aussie puppy with two very light blue eyes. He vet checked normal, but he hates being out in the sun. Has anyone tried the Doggles

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