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  1. Super friendly dog now acting fearful of some humans??

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a year and a half old, neutered male Australian shepherd. He is SUPER friendly with humans and dogs. He's that dog who wants to kiss everyone he meets and tries to catch peoples' eyes as they walk past. We have done some training (leashing for greetings, knee up, standing on the leash...
  2. Aggression Concern in Aussie

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey everyone! I have decided to post on this site because we have had some recent concerns with our young, male Aussie. He is 7 months old and we have had him for about 3.5 months. He is a fantastic dog at home (minus some hyper moments which are expected, he is a puppy) with my fiance and I...
  3. New Apartment Behavior Issues (Countersurfing and Cat Chasing)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My 1 1/2 (ish) year old Australian Sheppard, Harper, and I just moved into a new apartment a few weeks ago. As I expected, he tried to test his boundaries in the new space quite a bit which included trying to counter-surf. He never really tried this in our previous living environment, but...
  4. What Breed Mix is my Dog? Springer is the Greatest! Super Fast

    Dog Pictures and Videos
    Hi, I asked this before when I got Springer as a puppy. I'm still convinced he is Catahoula mixed with either some Aussie or some Heeler. He was a rescue pup found in a log in Kentucky. I've now got him in California and we run every day, he is super fast and loves me to death. He is 3...
  5. Attacking Angel Dog

    General Dog Discussion
    Lexi is my Aussie/Catahoula Leopard mix. She has had troubles with other dogs, and that is my problem. We got Lex from a shelter. She was a timid pup. She has a scar on her neck, is scared of storms, fireworks, and, surprisingly, tennis balls. Lexi is an angel with people, babies, and the...
  6. Hi From Wyoming!

    Introductions
    I figured I've posted enough around the site to finally do an introduction on myself! Hey there everyone! I'm Reggie. I'm an 18yo girl who's only ever lived in Wyoming. I've loved dogs for as long as I can remember, and I've had a couple that have taught me a lot about dog ownership. Although...
  7. What breed is my mystery puppy??

    New Additions
    Hi all, This is my new puppy Remy. He is a rescue, estimated at 3-4 months old by the vet. He was listed as a Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix, which the vet agrees with. However, he has some abnormalities and people have pointed to his facial coloring to indicate that he might be a...
  8. New Here, Have an almost 3 year old Aussie

    Introductions
    Hi everyone! Found this forum on the googles today and I wanted to stop by and say hi. My name is Jamaica and I have the sweetest little (well not so little at 65 pounds) Australian Shepherd, Chucko. He'll be 3 in September and he's the light and love of my life. I'll be exploring and getting...
  9. Transitioning from outdoors to apartment

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there! I have a question about transitioning an outdoor dog to being an indoor dog. I have an almost 4 year old Australian Shepherd who lived indoors for his first 10-12 months, then was moved to being outdoors full-time. Occasionally is brought inside for a night and does totally fine, never...
  10. Boyfriends HATES Dogs. What do I do?

    General Dog Discussion
    I want to start with the fact that other than this one thing, my partner is exactly what I want in a relationship. He takes care of me, is responsible with his money, a hard worker, we have tons of fun and good times together. I have only been with him 7 months, but I honestly have never been...
  11. What dog should I get?

    New Additions
    Hello to all :) In a year or so, I will be getting a new dog... I'm just not sure what kind to get. :ponder: (Thanks in advance to those who've read this far and are still reading:happydance:) So, before you help me, you'll need to know some things about me. Here ya go: I live in a two story...
  12. New puppy is a MINI AUSSIE...psycho

    New Additions
    Hi all!!! I have a 1.5 year old cocker spaniel, but just got a 5 month old mini aussie......she's NUTS. I've never heard a dog bark so much!!! Nothing gets her to stop. She also constantly bites and nips. I really need help :( It's getting really frustrating. I know they're a super intelligent...
  13. Time to add another?

    New Additions
    Hi everyone! So about three years ago I got a puggle. He's potty trained, can do some basic tricks and is a big 'lovepug', as we call him. We have about a year left in our apartment before we start looking to buy our first home and I'm debating whether it's time to add another (I'd rather train...
  14. Two Q's, Puppy Exercise and Puppy Biting!

    Puppy Help
    Well I've posted once before on the site about puppy exercise, so here I go again haha! I have an almost 9 week old Australian Shepherd puppy, and I've been exercising her in about 45 minute periods throughout the day, usually totalling up to 5 hours each day. It feels like a lot, and I know...
  15. Aussie puppy, how much alone time/nap time should she get?

    Housetraining
    Hi! I'm new to this forum, and in general new to the canine community itself. Just two days ago I brought home a precious little 8 week old Black tri Aussie puppy, and aside from crate training and the sleepless nights, she's adjusting so well and doing so good in her new environment. The only...
  16. How to calm a hyperactive dog?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My family and I adopted an Australian Shepard today (July 3rd). She is a 1 year old female dog; her name is trixie. We have another dog named Ellie; she is a 12 year old Chihuahua mixed dog. At the kennel both dogs seemed to behave with each other. The adoption kennel wanted to make sure that...
  17. bored Aussie puppy!

    New Additions
    Hello everyone! This is my first post, and I am quite nervous, but really could use the advice! My husband and I just welcomed an Australian Shepherd puppy into our home. He is 12 weeks. We have had aussie's before, we are aware of the temperament, as well as the fact that they are herding dogs...
  18. Australian Shepherd Catahoula mix puppy? Help

    Dog Breeds
    Hi, I am adopting a puppy and this is the only picture I have. I would greatly appreciate any and all feedback so I know what I am getting into. The picture is of 8 weeks and he has a full tail. That is everything I know. Please provide any help you can I am very interested in what he...
  19. Dogforum Lurker Turned Aussie Owner

    Introductions
    Hi all! I'd like to introduce my pup, Daisy. I have lurked on here for quite a few months before taking the plunge - let's just say I am a research junkie & you guys helped. A LOT. Hopefully that image works! If you want to see more of her, you can follow her on Instagram (yes, she is a...
  20. Australian Shepherd Ears

    Dog Breeds
    Mateo is my 6 month and some days old Aussie Shepherd, he is lovable and loves playing with my 4 year old kid. I guess ill get to my question. Hes father is a brown Australian Shepherd with ears that flop back most of the time (attatched picture) and his mother is the Merle Aussie with ears that...
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