Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

Good breeders versus bad breeders -- how to tell the difference! Temperament tests for evaluating Australian Shepherd puppies and adult dogs for sale and adoption.

Australian Shepherd dog breed

Buying or adopting an Australian Shepherd

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013

Don't get ANY Australian Shepherd until you read my book, Dog Quest: Find The Dog Of Your Dreams.



Girl hugging a dog Adopting an Australian Shepherd From Rescue
Pros and cons of adopting a dog from a rescue group.



Little brown dog saying Pick Me! Adopting an Australian Shepherd From The Animal Shelter
How to find a good dog (purebred or mixed) at the animal shelter or humane society.



Symbols for male and female Male Dogs versus Female Dogs
Which one makes a better pet?



Scale Dog Breeders: How To Find a Good Australian Shepherd Breeder
How to tell the difference between good breeders and clueless breeders.



Girl holding up a puppy and looking at him How To Choose a Good Australian Shepherd Puppy
How to test the temperament and personality of Australian Shepherd puppies and pick the best puppy in a litter.



Pedigree parchment AKC Registered Puppies: Are AKC Papers Important?
Should you consider buying only AKC registered Australian Shepherd puppies? Do AKC papers and pedigrees really matter?



Puppy in a pet shop window Pet Shop Puppies: Buying an Australian Shepherd Puppy From a Pet Store
Oh, I have plenty to say about buying a puppy from a pet shop!