We are committed to providing information about Aussies. To learn more about their personalities, health and care needs, and to find out if an Aussie is the best dog for you, please study the following sites:
•Australian Shepherd Club of America, Inc.
•United States Australian Shepherd Association
-For first had experience and excellent reading about Aussies check out:
With permission, I listed the above site for the Aussie lover to address questions you may encounter while your puppy is growing up.
PLEASE NOTE: AUSSIES ARE NOT FOR EVERYONE. LEARN ABOUT THE BREED AND BEHAVIOR IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING BEING A FIRST TIME AUSSIE OWNER!
If a puppy is not right for you, but you feel the breed is, please consider contacting an Australian Shepherd Rescue group in your area. Loving and loyal dogs that have met unfortunate circumstances are waiting to find loving homes. We found our precious Ellie through just such an organization.
Regardless of the age of the type of dog you choose, we highly recommend obedience training. How far you go in training is up to you, but even beginning obedience will give your dog confidence and will, in return, give you a dog you can better communicate with and be proud of.