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Overly Active Aussie?
We have a 3 year old Mini Aussie. A female. She is extremely active. And I am wondering what else we can do. We walk her every day to the park where she also has a good time off leash and playing fetch, but she still is easily distracted, disobedient and all over the place.
We have done several obedience classes and have tried agility, but the agility is hard since she is so distracted, despite running her beforehand.
Did we just get a overly active aussie? We got an Aussie because it said if we exercised her, she would behave and be calm in the house, but that is not the case.
She is very intelligent, is the best at the obedience classes, listens well when we train her, but NOT when not in training.
Someone suggested flyball or frisbee, but I am afraid that will spike the restlessness.
I thought she would outgrow it somewhat, but she is three now and we still have this bouncy dog :).
She is not aggressive, well socialized, plays well with other dogs.