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  1. Aussie anxiety

    General Dog Forum
    We have the most adorable baby girl. Her name is Starr and she is 6 months old. Potty training was easy, she eats a well balanced diet,well socialized, very active, healthy, loving, easily trained puppy. One issue: She has SEVERE separation anxiety. I am a stay at home wife/mother and we have 3...
  2. Australian Shepherd Aggression Issues

    Dog Training Forum
    Let me preface this post by stating I should have done more research about the breed beforehand. A few months ago I rescued a 2 year old Australian Shepherd. I was bringing her into a home with a 7 year old Standard Poodle, 7 year old Goldendoodle, and 2 year old Cavapoo. The Poodle and...
  3. Hello Everyone!

    Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone my name is Matt and I am an Australian Shepherd owner! I decided I would join so I could talk to other dog lovers and learn about training. Some things about me: I am 18, I enjoy biking, walking & training my pup, and binge-watching Netflix LOL. Some things about my dog (which you...
  4. Bonding with Puppy

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi, everyone. I have been considering getting a puppy for quite some time now. I've decided on an Australian Shepherd and I've already done a ton of research and waited until I could accept the financial responsibility of a pet. When I began searching for the right pup, I wasn't anticipating...
  5. Hello from me and my Aussie Mix!

    Attention All New Members
    Hello all! I recently adopted a rescue from SC (I live in MD), a loving Australian Shepherd mix named Sydney. :)
  6. Disc disease - What to do...?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone! Looking for advice/insight re: my 11 year old Aussie who recently presented intermittent lameness. During two separate events in late September and early October, she started limping out of the blue (first event was during a leisurely walk, and second occurrence was after running...
  7. Australian shepherds as agility dogs

    General Dog Forum
    Im not sure if its in the wrong section or not, but oh well I today asked my agility teacher what she thought of Australian Shepherds. She told me that they were too heavy, and would be much slower than my current dog (who is a working labrador), and that I would be disappointed, and they were...
  8. Aussie Agility

    General Dog Forum
    Sorry, double post, ignore
  9. hello from the Pacific Northwest.

    Attention All New Members
    hello all, my name is Christa and I reside in Oregon. I live with my husband and our laid-back cat, Radley. we have been living together for several years and in that time, I have been researching dogs profusely. I co-owned two border collies with my family from puppyhood, and I thought I was...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. New here! Aussie Mom

    Attention All New Members
    Hi there - Just found this forum and really excited about it! We have one 4 year old Australian Shepherd named Charlie and are planning to get another in March! :)
  13. In desperate need of help with my aggressively biting aussie

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello all, I am new to these forums, but I'm reaching out for some much needed support. I have a 4 year old Australian Shepherd that has picked up a habit of biting, as of approximately one year ago. It began with random snaps at strangers and new visitors (only males). More specifically...
  14. Jada's (toy Aussie) Growing up (now 6 mos old)

    Dog Pictures Forum
    She's still a little skiddish, and untrusting, but getting better. We love her so much. Still looking for the of switch, lol. She has lots of energy. It took her a few times being exposed to the Frisbee, before she would chase it, and bring it back. I tried at about 5 mos, and she would...
  15. Jada (10wk old Toy Aussie), and Gizmo (10mo old Japanese Chin)

    Dog Pictures Forum
    IMG_0251 by Rick Sieminski Photography, on Flickr IMG_0242 by Rick Sieminski Photography, on Flickr IMG_0193 by Rick Sieminski Photography, on Flickr IMG_0187 by Rick Sieminski Photography, on Flickr
  16. I don't know what to think

    Dog Training Forum
    About seven months ago, my friend's family purchased an Australian Shepherd and wanted it as a dog for their youngest daughter, and recently, after going on a playdate with my dog to the beach, this seventh month old Australian shepherd has a habit of approaching people and barking at them and...
  17. 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...
  18. Aussie puppy- biting, barking, and growling

    General Dog Forum
    I have a 12 week old Australian shepherd who is adorable! He is very smart and learns basic commands really quickly. One issue we are having though is his nipping and biting, along with barking and growling. Now I know that it is normal for puppy's to bite when playing and also to bark and...
  19. Chiana Finally Made It! (Kind of Long)

    General Dog Forum
    Hey everyone! Some of you may of read my original thread about finding an Aussie breeder. After the long wait she has finally made it here! This is after a play session! She sleeps like a rock. :O This was earlier today, I think she fancies my boyfriend more than me! D: We drove 3 hours...
  20. Hair Loss!

    Dog Grooming Forum
    My Australian Shepherd has lived in California with some family for about two years now. He is from a Working Aussie breeder in Alaska, and has really good health. He never really had hair loss before, so I checked for fleas, ticks, parasites, and there are none that I can visibly notice. He...
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