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  1. New Member

    Attention All New Members
    Hi, My name is Leonard and I just joined this forum. We have recently purchased an Australian Shepherd ( Gus ) who is 11 months old. We have had him a month now and he is a great dog. Joined to get some help and advice in training him. Doing good with him so far as he had a ten week obedience...
  2. Help! My dog attacked another dog.

    Dog Training Forum
    A little back story, I have an almost three year old Australian shepherd (neutered male). He's been in training for almost 2 years for his reactivity towards other dogs. He's stellar at training class and his reactivity has gone down majorly. That being said, about a year ago I moved into an...
  3. Hello from me and my Aussie Mix!

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    Hello all! I recently adopted a rescue from SC (I live in MD), a loving Australian Shepherd mix named Sydney. :)
  4. Merle Red Australian Shepard

    Dog Pictures Forum
    This is Max, he is 7 months old and full of energy. We have two boys ages 3 and 5 they are becoming best buddies.
  5. Hey there, I'm Janny and a new Aussie puppy mom.

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    My name is Janny and found this site to be extremely helpful. I want to make sure that I train Rocky to be a great pup and most of all healthy. I knew of all the possible health problems associated with Australian shepherds, but I need the most help that I can get. I have yet to test my pup for...
  6. Brand new member:1st time Aussie Mom

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    Hello and good morning, Introducing myself here to get things started. I'm a new mom to a 17 week old Aussie Shepherd names Ryder. I have two other pups as well, a 10 1/2 yr male old English Lab: 100 lbs and a 6 1/2 yr old female Weimaraner 40 lbs. the only other Dog we've had was a boxer named...
  7. Hello!

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    Hey there! My name is Megan, but feel free to call me Wolf or Snarls! I'm 17 ( soon to be 18 ) and I've had several dogs in my lifetime. I've always loved predatory animals, my favorite being wolves! When I was younger, my parents bought two shelter dogs for me. We had to rehome them because we...
  8. Fur issues + Freshpet?

    Dog Food Forum
    I have an 8 month old Australian Shepherd named Cosmo. He has very dry fur and skin, which we've been dealing with for most of his life. He chews on himself a lot and if you part the fur, near the root appears a lightish brown (he's black) and it seems brittle. It doesn't appear on the front of...
  9. My Aussies - any opinions on their breed conformity?

    Dog Pictures Forum
    Hi there, I have two aussies -- one 4 year old male and a 3 month old female. Love them both a TON. The Australian Shepherd breed is just my favorite and I see myself having this type of dog my entire life :) I've read the breed standard, but I'm really not very good at looking at a dog based...
  10. should i worry about a lipoma in a 2 yr old dog??

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, I just found what seems to be a softball sized lipoma on the thigh of my dog. I know that these are common, but I am slightly worried because my dog is so young...she will be 2 next month, She is a female lab/aussie mix, she was a rescue and bred by a sick dog. She suffers from dental...
  11. Whats my mix?

    General Dog Forum
    Three weeks ago i adopted this pup from a shelter. They were unsure of his age exactly but at youngest he was 8 weeks when we adopted him & weighted 4 pounds. They said he was some sort of aussie mix possibly with a smaller spaniel? He is not 11 weeks and weights 6 pounds. He is very lovey &...
  12. Whats my mix?

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Three weeks ago i adopted this pup from a shelter. They were unsure of his age exactly but at youngest he was 8 weeks when we adopted him & weighted 4 pounds. They said he was some sort of aussie mix possibly with a smaller spaniel? He is not 11 weeks and weights 6 pounds. He is very lovey &...
  13. Aussie herding while biking

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a 1.5 year old Australian Shepherd. He is a very good dog. He is great at being off leash, coming on command, not going in the street, calm energy in the house and on walks, etc. I take him on lots of bike rides since he loves to run. I take him on some local dirt trails that there are...
  14. Should I be concerned? House training, teething.

    Dog Training Forum
    I have an Aussie boy, going on 5 months. We're crate training him, walking him, taking him out first thing in the morning, as soon as we get home and plenty of times in between. He still pees at will in the house, doesn't seem to understand come, here, patting on the couch for him to jump up...
  15. Aussie with scabs/crusting around neck & chest

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, just posting to see if anyone can think of what this might be. I've noticed small scabs behind the ears, around the neck, and chest of my Australian Shepherd. They are small, clumpy, and very dry. She only seems to itch behind her ear once in awhile though. Here is a picture of her chest...
  16. RIP in heaven Ingrid, Ginger, Mandy, Katie my loving doggies

    Pet Memorial Forum
    Too soon taken from us, how lucky we were to have you in our lives. Every senior that met you fell in love with all of you. You were great companions. How my heart breaks at your loss from this earth and from my side. I thought I had more time with you, but your little bodies could not make it...
  17. Howdy from Texas

    Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone! I'm a newbie to the group so I just wanted to reach out and introduce myself. I'm a dog mom to Mollie Browne, my sweet border collie/aussie mix who I rescued at 3 months old! She is my heart!!! I'm engaged to the man of my dreams and professionally, I am a magazine editor/blogger...
  18. unprovoked aggressive aussie

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    I have a 3 year old Aussie. Who is great for the most part with my children most women that come into the house but has some serious aggression problems. I can not take him anywhere and do to his biting he can't be around anyone outside a couple people with out wanting to bite them. Lately he...
  19. Dav the Blue Merle Aussie @ 6 Months

    Dog Pictures Forum
    He was just loving the dog park the other day, so I had to share :). They grow so fast!
  20. Getting an Aussie?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone :) Fairly new to the forum, although I have visited a couple of times from google :p Sorry in advance for the long post but I guess its better if you have all the information? I'm looking into getting my own dog soon, and I have my heart set on an Australian Shepherd. But, I'd love...