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January 5, 2017

Most kids are ecstatic at the thought of getting a dog and when that day comes, they are willing to be involved in any way that you’ll let them.  A new dog is a big responsibility for the whole family, but caring for and training your dog together can make the transiti...

October 15, 2016

 Anyone involved in rescue can tell you that without a doubt the question that will always come up in conversation is "Why do you guys ask for so much information on those adoption applications?"  or  we constantly hear the statements "Wow!  Applying to adopt a dog is...

October 13, 2016

Colder temps are coming soon and just like in the summer there are many tips

to help keep our furry friends happy and healthy!


1. Even though many long/thick haired breeds are more tolerate of colder weather; 

You should never leave your pets outside for long periods...

August 2, 2016

Do you feel guilty eating all that delicious watermelon by yourself? Well feel guilty no more! A sweet, juicy slice of watermelon makes for a wonderful and safe treat for dogs. Just be sure to separate the meat from the rind, as well as remove any seeds. The rind and s...

August 2, 2016

Summer is proving to be quite the adversary this year with it's high temperatures. If you are looking at your panting Aussie thinking "I bet a good ol' shave and a hair cut would cool you off," we hope to sway you with some quick facts.

When it comes to Aussies and othe...

August 1, 2016

With temperatures soaring this summer, its important to remember the serious danger that comes with leaving a pet unattended in a car. JUST DON'T DO IT! Even at an outside temperature of 70ºF, the temperature inside a car can rise to 90º+ in just a matter of minutes. I...

July 28, 2016

Q:  My Aussie likes to jump on us when we come home. It usually doesn’t bother us, but he will also jump on guests. I’ve been told to never let him do this because it’s a way for him to show he’s the boss. Is this true?  What’s the best way to get him to stop jumping?


July 2, 2016

If your pup could talk, they'd ask for one of these simple and refreshing treats to help keep them cool this summer.


• 1 cup plain yogurt (xylitol free!)

• 1 cup chopped strawberries

• 1/2 cup blueberries

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and pour into a fun-sh...

July 1, 2016

Australian Shepherds Furever is officially three years old! That's 21 in dog years! We are so grateful to see in just three years not only how ASF has grown exponentially, but to witness the support from incredible folks all across the country. We've made friends and e...

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