I Have An Australian Shepherd

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    I was blessed to have an Australian Shepherd

    for nine years. Our Rusty passed away from complications from being hit in our yard by a dump truck delivering topsoil. The guy never knew he hit him. Rusty did not have any broken bones what so ever. He had head trauma and bruising all over. He fought so hard. He passed away...
    thubbard thubbard
    56-60, F
    Jun 21, 2014

    Chase, The Best Dog Ever!

    About three years ago, me, my sister, and my mom went to an auction center (on Mother's Day). And I saw a blue merle Aussie pup and I just LOVED it! I showed him to my mom and sister, and my sister prefered the Boston terrier. And my mom didn't think a dog would be such a good...
    Vicereine Vicereine
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2012

    Our Penny

    Hi All, We have a three year old red merle spayed female. She has been well socialized with other dogs and people since a puppy. But recently she has started to get aggressive with other dogs. If another dog tries to initiate play, she will tell them she does not want to play by...
    Pennysdad Pennysdad
    May 14, 2013

    I Love My Australian Shepherd

    My australian shepherd, scooter is my best friend.he is a 10 year old blue merle and we got him after his original owner( a friend and co-worker of my mom's) became to sick to take care of him. Scooters previous owner did not take very good care of him. Australian...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2009

    True Story !!!

    My last dog was a border/chow mix that i had for 13 years . I never got over her personalilty with that mix . So after she past a customer i had told me about a farmer who was having a litler of aussie's. Not sure i wanted to go thought the pain of putting another dog down i...
    tscbass tscbass
    Nov 9, 2011

    My Australian Shepherd

    My aussie is a year old and blue merle. His names Tatum. We have two other dogs, a three year old German Shepherd, Bailey. And a fifteen year old Beagle, Gunner. Tatum is my security blanket, anywhere I go, there he is. My boyfriend got him for me last Christmas as a...
    Caseface Caseface
    18-21, F
    Dec 5, 2009

    I absolutely adore Australian Shepherds!

    I am actually looking for one recently but is having a hard time finding one in my local area which is around the bay area of CA. Does anyone know any good rescue groups or shelters that I can get an Australian Shepherd from?
    ohangela ohangela
    18-21, F
    Jun 27, 2015

    Raising The Herder

    In the past, I have had poor experiences regarding the Australian Shepherd breed in dogs. Because of this, I always told myself that I would never own the breed. My partner, however, whom I live with now got an Aussie Corgi mix about four months before we met, and while I...
    GreenMountainFox GreenMountainFox
    26-30, T
    Jun 26, 2013
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