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Australian Shepherds: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Australian Shepherd puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Australian Shepherds...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Australian Shepherd Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Australian Shepherd FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Australian Shepherds.


Training Australian Shepherds

I'll show you how to teach your Australian Shepherd puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Australian Shepherd Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Australian Shepherd health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an Australian Shepherd

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Australian Shepherd from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Australian Shepherd puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.