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  1. Please Help! 18 Month old Red Heeler sudden leash and collar aggression!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all! Last night my Red Heeler, Cody, decided (out of the blue) that he did NOT want to wear a collar or leash anymore! To the point of extreme aggression and biting when we get close to his neck with the collar. I honestly have no idea what the problem is! Note: We use a collar/leash combo...
  2. considering adopting a mini schnauzer/australian cattle/heeler puppy - concerns

    General Dog Forum
    Hi there - my husband and I are considering adopting a rescue puppy (10 weeks old) that's a mix of mini schnauzer and Australian cattle/heeler. How concerned should we about the reputation of the ACs to be aggressive with tendencies to nip and bite? The dog's current foster family said that he...
  3. Neutering a Queensland Heeler

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all, There seems to be a lot of conflicting information when it comes to neutering. My parents said vets used to always recommend it at 6 months, but my vet told me that for medium and larger breed dogs, the hormones are actually good for the dogs if you wait until they are a year or two. On...
  4. Cosmo the cattle dog pup

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    My family recently added a Australian Cattle Dog pup to the household, and I thought I'd create a thread to document our adventures. (Adoption day) I adopted Cosmo from the local SPCA on 10/26 at the age of 3.5 months. She was brought up to our area from a high kill shelter in Mississippi. I...
  5. Ottawa Valley Herders

    Dog Sports/Show Forum
    Hi guys! I'm looking to take some herding lessons. we are in the ottawa valley area and are happy to do a bit of driving for the right opportunity. Anyone know anyone?
  6. Hello from Australia

    Attention All New Members
    My wife and I own two dogs. Firstly there's Willow who we got from the RSPCA pound (Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) when she was 10 weeks old. She's a border collie cross and thus far we think the other half is either Australian Cattle Dog or Staffordshire Bull Terrier. She's...
  7. What Breed do you think she is?

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    we got her about a week ago, and I'm all ways trying to guess her mix. The shelter said she was Dalmatian/Austrian Shepherd, I don't really believe. But I did see a Dalmatian in person when we took her to Petsmart, and they have the same head. She is lazy, but when she wants to go she will spark...
  8. Australian kelpie puppy

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  9. Mad Murray <3

    Dog Pictures Forum
    Just some pictures of my Australian cattle dog pup, Murray :) http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e229/IRocker1989/04b6103a.jpg this was the first day I got him. So sweet and tiny. The next one was the next day, hanging out with my parents' collie, Logan...
  10. Barsky photo dump

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    I'm sure some of you are gettin' some Red Heeler cravings by now, amirite? Barsky playing with his westie friend Watson. Barsky loves all little white fluffy dogs. Sad for him, they are a genus of dog I don't intend to own. Barsky loves his pool. I would like to say that this is Barsky...
  11. The North American Swamp Dog

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    ... New breed. There is only one and I own him. A noble breed with a predisposed tendency towards sillyness, they are most at home in the Great Black Swamp, where they hunt for bugs and sticks in the bogs and marshes. A dependable and loyal breed with no consideration for personal space...
  12. Hello! From the expecting Husky parent!

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    Hello everyone! I'm Luke! I've spent the last two years preparing financially and mentally for a Siberian! And the last five years still missing and grieving my old Australian Cattle Dog, Dobey, who was a victim to a neighborhood dog serial killer who went around our neighborhood poisoning and...
  13. Austrailan Cattle Dog/possible Akita mix issue

    Dog Training Forum
    Need some advice on bad/irritating dog behavior. A very good friend of mine has a dog that is hard to deal with. The dog is a Australian Cattle Dog possible Akita (or something like it) and I find the dog to be kind of agressive. From the moment I walk into the apartment the dog is jumping up on...
  14. Australian Cattle Dog - Georgia

    Dog Rescue Forum
    A friend of mine is fostering this 2 year old male Australian Cattle Dog, if anyone is looking to adopt in the coastal GA/low country SC area. :)
  15. Looking for my first dog (preferably an Australian Cattle Dog)

    General Dog Forum
    Hi all, I'm looking for my first own dog since having several as a child (Thai Ridgebacks when growing up in Thailand. In the UK, we mainly had rescued eldery dogs. We had a Golden Retriever, Jack Russel and a mixed puppy between a golden retriever and I think a Newfoundland or a...
  16. australian cattle dog vs border collie

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I want a BC but my hubby wants a Acd it's just the two of us and I'm looking at getting a dog to train for dog sports and one day to oppen my own dog school and the dog might mascot I have a large yard and I live in syd NSW Aust, I only work part time he works full time 5-7days a week my...
  17. Cattle dog smiles are the best.

    Dog Pictures Forum
    We had a BBQ for ourselves (Sudden 85 degree day in April? Of course we had a BBQ!) Before running my meat through the grinder, I cut off all the imperfect bits, tossed them in the blender with some cheese, carrot, peas, oats, peanut flour, brown rice flour, and egg. Had fun drawing with food...
  18. dog being in cage all day

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My wife and I just adopted an Australian Cattle Dog/Kelpie mix puppy from the local humane society. We have kennel trained him as advised but we both work all day and he's stuck in his cage for a long period of time. After looking further into the breed, he's probably not living in the ideal...
  19. Doggie DNA Test

    General Dog Forum
    Well, I decided to go ahead and do it. Ordered the test, then took Betty in to get her blood draw this morning at the vet, now to wait for the results. Will let you know how it turns out. Here's the test we did..... http://www.wisdompanel.com/ It's the only one I could find where they had...
  20. Dog Fighting...

    Dog Training Forum
    I have two Australian Cattle Dogs, a blue and a red, both about 7 years old. They are great dogs, the blue heeler, Cody is the dominant one. Rudy, the red heeler, is very submissive and was the runt of his litter. I got certified in dog training and feel very confident in how I work with the...
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