How much exercise does an Australian Shepherd need?

How much exercise does an Australian Shepherd need?

Australian Shepherd dogs are very active. They are a breed of herding dogs whose bodies are built for hard work in the farm. Because of this, your Aussie needs plenty of exercise daily to release all the energy within him. Constant physical exercise and mental stimulation will keep your Aussie busy and satisfied. If he…

How do I get my Australian Shepherd to stop barking?

How do I get my Australian Shepherd to stop barking?

Australian Shepherds are naturally friendly and affectionate. They are good with kids and could get along well with other animals and even other dogs breeds. They have an athletic built which makes them the companion of choice by ranch owners and herders. Nowadays, Australian Shepherds are not just anymore found in a ranch. Their loyalty…

How to train an australian shepherd not to bite?

How to train an australian shepherd not to bite?

Biting comes naturally for dogs, more so for herding breeds like Australian Shepherds. Aggressive biting is an undesirable behavior and you want to train your Aussie early on not to bite. The good news is that Aussies are very intelligent dogs and highly trainable. You can control their biting behavior by redirecting their attention, providing…

What age should I neuter my australian shepherd?

What age should I neuter my australian shepherd?

Male dogs are neutered by surgically removing their testicles. This is ideally done before they reach puberty, that stage when they start producing sex hormones for the first time. For male dogs, it happens when they’re approximately 6 months old but it still depends on the dog’s breed and size. Furparents are concerned about the…

How often should you get your Australian Shepherd groomed?

How often should you get your Australian Shepherd groomed?

Dogs in general require regular grooming especially if you want their coats to look healthy and shiny at all times. This also helps in getting rid of dirt and matting that could be challenging to remove after a while. But while all dog breeds need regular care in terms of grooming, you’ll find that your…

What is a mismarked australian shepherd?

What is a mismarked australian shepherd?

Each breed of dogs has some standard qualities that make them unique from the other members of the dog family. For Australian Shepherd dogs, breed standards limit the amount of white markings that Aussies are supposed to have. The excess white markings on Australian Shepherd dogs are called mismarks or overmarking. A mismarked Aussie has…