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I Have An Australian Cattle Dog

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    My Cattle Dogs.

    I have 2 males both blue and 2 females one red one blue. They are the loves of my life. I will always have a pair.
    heelerluv heelerluv 31-35 Nov 4, 2012

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    Pizy

    My whole life the family has had heelers. My current is a kelpie X. She's mostly black with blue on her feet and chest. I had a purple dog (Red X blue) but she was a little bitie and did not get on with my grandmother who was living with us at the time so she had to go live...
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Oct 30, 2010

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    Well. I Lie....

    I used to have a red Australian Cattle Dog. Strangly her name was Red and she was my best friend for 15 years. She would of been about 17 when she died in my arms just over 4 years ago. This is Red at about 2 years old in 1991   Red at about 17 years old in Sept 2005 a...
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M Feb 8, 2010

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    Sally Pup

    Our beloved yellow Lab mix passed on- arthritis and old age took away our precious pup.  I decided I wanted an intelligent off the couch dog before age caught up with me- I knew that an ACD fit the bill.  I thought I'd checked out the facts well then we brought home Sally and...
    patrioticgardener patrioticgardener 51-55 Oct 6, 2011

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    My Cattle Dog, Aka Blue Heeler

    It's funny the pic of the cattle dog above here is an exact replica of my dog, Sydney.He's the second Heeler I've had in my life. I've waited a long time to get him, because I know they can be challenging dogs.The good things: He's smart, very smart, loyal, actually to a fault...
    larry9112 larry9112 61-65, M Feb 20, 2011

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    My Baby!

    blue cattledog called lilly. best dog ever.
    ocelia ocelia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2009

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    Used To

    I used to have a best friend named Beau. He was wonderfully beautiful with one blue eye and one hazel eye. He was smart too. I used to take him riding on my bike. He taught himself to balance and away we would go. I rode many miles with that dog. It isn't often that a doggie...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    He's a Mix

    Half Australian Cattle Dog (aka Blue Heeler) and Half Rottweiler. He's over a year old. Has been fixed, had all his shots and has the microchip implant. He's very well behaved and one of the sweetest dogs I've ever had! His name is Rocky. We adopted him from our...
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 3 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Ruger

    He will be 2 years old this year and he is by far the greatest dog I have ever had. I love my red heeler!!
    kat0220 kat0220 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    Clyde

    Clyde is my five year old heeler. The story of how we adopted him was actually really cool, he followed us home when my family and I were waling one night, and he never really went away. My dad, being a big lover of animals, had a lot of compassion for him, and during a...
    minibenny minibenny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    My Baby, Ol' Red :)

    My Red Heeler, full blood A.C.D. is soooo full of life! He loves to jump on people and greet them (which he is slowly learning not everyone wants to be jumped on ;) ) He loves running, racing and jumping for balls and frisbees. He is not much of a cuddler, but loves to be pet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2012

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    I really wanted a pet dog for so long it's honestly hard to take care of a dog. Right now I'm taking care of my grandmas dog and I thought it would be easy and a lot of fun but it...
    staciebenson520 staciebenson520 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Well I should say had a dog but in my eyes he's always going to be my dog and I love him think he was my first true love That dog was my life and I miss him so much il never forget...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M Jul 18

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    Yesterday... I went to catch chickens.. I tried putting the chicken in a cage but... Didn't put it in enough... :( Sooo... The doggie chased my chicken and bit it... The OGs kept...
    Dawb183 Dawb183 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My dog's name is Xanda and he is 16 stone around 225 pounds
    BambiKing BambiKing 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    His name was Rocky and he was a Labrador cross Border Collie mix. We adopted him from the Nelson, SPCA when I was in Grade 7 but apparently he was originally in Cranbrook. It was...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I rescued a golden retriever named Heidi. She is more red looking though. I have had her for like two years but she is still shy. The dog is really pretty but pretty annoying. She...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Her name is Tila, and she's the sweetest ever. Such a loving, affectionate dog. I just love her!
    Ditto85 Ditto85 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    4. 2 Boston Terriers A boxer And A Rhodesian Ridgeback
    MatthewWolf MatthewWolf 13-15, M Jun 28

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 16

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    We have 2 dogs...one is lab and australian cattle dog mix and about 6.5 years old. The other is a Great Dane and blue tick coonhound mix and still a puppy at about 3 months old.
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I have had at least one dog most of my life. I have worked with dogs a lot in my professional life. I share my home with two dogs right now ( I would never say I own them, as it's...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Love dogs! I have had 3 dogs in my lifetime and loved all 3. I like that they love to interact for the most part with humans and that they seem to really seek human approval and...
    gladiatorfan gladiatorfan 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I absolutely love dogs~! Puppies more because they are so kawaiii!!! I have a pet dog name Diesel :3 do you see a picture? That's him ^_^ That was the day I came back from the City...
    TigerTheBaka TigerTheBaka 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I have a family dog named Zebra and I had another one name Bear. That is right, I animals named after other animals. When I get my own dog he/she will not be named after other...
    TimeTwoBeMe TimeTwoBeMe 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I love pets! I have 9!! 3 dogs, 3 cats, 2 turtles and a bird! Sometimes it is like living in a zoo but I dont mind, i love my mini zoo!
    PrincessDemeter PrincessDemeter 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I like going for long walks with my dogs.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 36 mins ago

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    Neighbors doggy. Sssh hes mine;)
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    My mum is Australian and then my papa who is maltese went to live in Sydney where he met my mum. I was born in Malta because we usually take trips to Australia from july 1 to...
    larson101 larson101 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    That isn't the important thing. I have been watching a television program with the majority of people are from the U.S and I am so use to hearing all sorts of accents from all over...
    aussieman01 aussieman01 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    There is something so sexy and precious and endearing about male Australian accents. I just adore them :)
    Kaspeers Kaspeers 31-35, F Jul 13

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    So great to see other Australian peeps on here , msg me :)
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    My grandmother Clare was born in Melbourne. Her parents are Japanese and Australian. Shintaro, is the family name.
    Shintaro95 Shintaro95 18-21, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Some thoughts on dog training: Dog training can a very touchy subject between people. There are two very different styles of training a dog I have encountered over the years, on...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Jul 18

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    Seriously, I HATE my boyfriends dog. He got his dog from his ex, and no im not jealous of the dog or that he got it from his ex. This dog is ruining our relationship. I recently...
    kimberlyfaith21 kimberlyfaith21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    They're the best companions! Every dog is different!They're always there for you, don't judge you and love you for you!Being a dog groomer given me an experience to work with all...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Today I left my boyfriend of over 2 years mostly because of his dog. He is a dog lover and I don't mind them to a certain extent. My boyfriend has had this dog for almost six...
    Ovetit Ovetit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    So, I grew up in a very rural area. We would let our dogs out, they would run around the yard, or into the woods, and do their business there. We, of course, would just leave it...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jun 28

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    ok i'm a true dog lover.when my daughter was 13 ,her and my older son was home alone .our dog chopper a pit bull age 1 and a couple months was sleeping on my sons lap.we had him...
    jerr90631 jerr90631 51-55, M Jul 16

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    I used to be totally fascinated by all types of dog training. I even went to a sheepdog trial because I loved Border Collies. I trained my own dog in agility and really wanted to...
    Ceallsach Ceallsach 18-21, F Jul 19

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    Dogs are truly our best friends. If you have ever had a dog big or small, mutt or pure bred, old or young, you know how a dog loves unconditionally -> "A dog is the only thing on...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My family said it wasn't my fault. The vet said it was a respiratory infection. But I cannot get over the grief and guilt feeling it was completely my fault. I was doing sit-ups...
    candy2099 candy2099 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    The first dog I got died yesterday after a risky surgery. Through the years of me leaving home and going to college, she has become my dad's dog. Once all of his children (and wife...
    Daisylove612 Daisylove612 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I CANT STAND DOG DISCRIMINATION! Today I was at the dog park with my 2yr old red nose pit and also my blue nose baby pitbull 4 mo. My 2yr old pit was off leash in the dog park...
    Jaidori Jaidori 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found out that my dog of 9 years has heart worms. His name is buddy and he absolutely loves people and other dogs. I've already recently lost one dog I can't lose him too. I...
    Cagedbird2 Cagedbird2 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    On A Hot Dog It was in middle school. They were serving hot dogs in the cafeteria & after I received my tray of hot dog & other cafeteria food, I went to put some ketchup in it...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So i am entirely convinced my dog understands every word im saying, and also now that he is a smartass. I spilled tea in my room and he came in to see what happened, and i was like...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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