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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi All, We have a 1 year old cattle dog who we got at 8 weeks old. Right from the get go straight into training. Very smart and picks things up quickly. Bruce, our cattle dog, over the last few weeks has started barking and growling at dogs when walking him on lead. As a pup, or when off lead...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi Everyone, In a current situation and would like to source out some tips or help around what to do. I have a staffy x what we think cattle dog. He is 4 years old. I have had him since he was 1. He gets along with small dogs or dogs his size however anything over this size he seems to get...
  3. New Additions
    Our Australian Cattle Dog is about 10 months old, we adopted her at 8 weeks, last year. She's a great dog and I think we've done everything right so far, especially with her breed (lots of activity!). She is great around everyone, and 99% well behaved despite still being a youngster. Our...
  4. New Additions
    Hello, I am wanting to add a helper to my small farm. I raise both hogs and cattle (only a few of each). I recently had difficulty loading some hogs on the trailer in which the got out of the pen. I ran them everywhere until we got them back in. Speaking to a local guy he said a good farm dog...
  5. New Additions
    We have always been a dog family, having loved three amazing Rotties (all lived to 12 and 13, each died in my arms..) and moved on to Labs once our babies started arriving...We are down to our last Lab, who is 8 and have just recently put our amazing old 14 year old lab to sleep a few weeks ago...
  6. Puppy Help
    I know he's not attacking me, but it sure does feel like it. I've been working on Theo's (3 month old cattle dog mix) biting and it just doesn't seem to be getting better. It seems to be getting worse actually (he's drawn blood multiple times). These are the typical situations when he bites...
  7. Dog Breeds
    First post! TL;DR: New puppy, herds everything, 12-15 lbs @ 13 weeks. The pictures of him in the red harness are from his second or third day home; the ones in the blue are more recent. Our local shelter brought in two litters of puppies, and we promptly adopted one. But since we didn't pick...
  8. Dog Training and Behavior
    Last week I adopted a 2 yr old cattle dog/boxer mix. I LOVE him. His name is Chicken. He is inexhaustible. He is great with other dogs, great with kids and wants to be great with my cat (although his energy is VERY alarming to my cat who has turned suddenly aggressive - separate issue though)...
  9. Dog Pictures and Videos
    Hi Everyone! This is my dog, Indie, that I adopted last year. She was rescued from a hoarding situation in NV where food was very limited. Dogs would fight over food, and since Indie is deaf, she was attacked repeatedly when she didn't hear another dog coming. In spite of it all, she has turned...
  10. New Additions
    My boyfriend and I just adopted a great 1 year old dog we named Osprey. I have been wanted a dog for 2 years. I am going to school to become a vet tech and we adopted him through my college. We get dogs from the county animal control and adopt them out while we alter them, do dental...
  11. Dog Breeds
    What do ya'll think her breed is? I believe she is an Australian Kelpie but has different fur then them so maybe a kelpie mix? Any ideas? She is about 7 months old and 25lbs.
  12. Dog Health
    On the sunday (15th of September) I woke up to find my 9 month old red cattle dog sick with a tick, showing the usual symptoms of paralysis in the back legs, vomiting and panting. I ran my hands over her and found a paralysis tick and immediately drove her into the closest pet ER. When i handed...
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