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Re-Home Or Keep Aussie?
Looking for suggestions on my Aussie. We have had Boots since he was 10 weeks old, and he is currently 4.5. My husband and I love our Aussie so much; he was our first "baby."
We had our first human baby 11 months ago, and its really caused a strain in our relationship with Boots. Boots has shown a but of aggression towards our son, and towards our nephews.
We are at the point of contemplating re-homing him, but this completely breaks my heart. I want to keep Boots, but I also want what's best for him... and I fear that we aren't giving that to him. Despite a ton of training Boots does not walk well on a leash which makes walks sparse and very stressful. He has a backyard to play in, but its not huge.
I guess my question is - Would it be better to re-home him (we know someone with a farm and no children who would love to have him)... or is the territorialism and aggression towards kids something we can train him in?