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Australian Shepherd Dog For Adoption in O'Fallon, MO

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Organization Name: Central Aussie Rescue & Support
Location: St.Louis, MO 63114
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Breed: Australian Shepherd
Gender: Female Female
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Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: O'Fallon, MO 63132
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Coat Length Medium
Altered Yes
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Australian Shepherd (medium coat). 'Age' 'Color' Australian Shepherd, 'personality' Every dog with Central Aussie Rescue is fully vetted, up-to-date on vaccinations, spayed or neutered, microchipped, and evaluated before being listed for adoption. Interested adopters must fill out an application, either online or in person, to be considered. Please visit http://centralaussierescue.org for more information about how to help Aussies in need. We are an all-foster rescue located in Missouri, Illinois, and surrounding areas.

Australian Shepherd

Overview: The Australian Shepherd is intelligent and very loyal to his owner. He's a working dog, though, so he does best when his owner gives him a job to do ' such as herding livestock.
Breed Group: Herding
Weight (lbs): male: 50-65, female: 40-55
Height (in): male:20-23, female:18-21
Colors: Blue merle, black, red merle, or red - all with or without white markings and/or tan points.
Coat: Hair ranges from medium to long with a dense undercoat.
Character: The Australian shepherd has a great deal of stamina and is loving, bold, alert, confident, independent, smart and responsive. Australian Shepherds are intelligent and eager to learn. They're loyal and bond very closely with the family.
Temperament: This breed is generally good with children and other household pets. They can be shy around strangers, however.The Australian shepherd has a great deal of stamina and is loving, bold, alert, confident, independent, smart and responsive.
Care: The Australian Shepherd requires very little grooming, although a good combing is called for during times of shedding.
Training: This breed is quite intelligent, learning tasks very rapidly. Therefore, training is easy and quick.
Activity: The Australian Shepherd needs to stay busy and needs a lot of exercise. He's especially suited for people who are into outdoor activities. If it doesn't get a chance to exercise and challenge its strongly developed mental and physical activities, it is apt to become frustrated and difficult to live with.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: This breed has a gene for merle coloration that may also carry a blind or deaf factor. The major concerns are cataracts, collie eye anomaly, and many other minor problems.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About Australian Shepherd Breed
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    • Australian Shepherd Dog For Adoption in St.Louis, MO

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: St.Louis, MO
      Posted Breed: Australian Shepherd (long coat). Let's talk about Cash. Cash the Mini Australian Shepherd that is! Cash is a Black Bi Mini Australian Shepherd with medium to high energy. Cash weights 25lbs and is about 11-12 months old. He is just scrumptious! Loving, playful, intelligent and so eager to please. He loves playing with his foster brothers (size ranging from 35lbs-65lbs). In fact his best friend is the 65lb Aussie! He loves toys, especially squeaky toys and playing fetch. His training is coming along nicely, he knows sit, wait and his recall is wonderful! He is fully house trained and is fully crate trained. When you get his leash out he jumps for joy, for he loves going on outings! Cash enjoys training time, especially if a treat reward awaits! Cash is a joy and little ray of sunshine. He is fluffy and soft and silly and sweet. He loves to be loved and enjoys cuddle time with his humans. This little bundle of love has a lot to give to the right family. Cash can not be considered for a family with children under 18 in the home due to his past life. He has not be tested around felines. Cash would do best in a home with another pup. Cash is neutered, up to date on his Bordetella, Rabies and Distemper. He has been Heartworm tested (negative), Lyme Disease tested (negative), Fecal tested (treated) and is Micro-chipped. Cash takes monthly preventatives, every month of the year, of Heartgard and Frontline. He is being fostered in the St.Louis, Missouri area. Every dog with Central Aussie Rescue is fully vetted, up-to-date on vaccinations, spayed or neutered, microchipped, and evaluated before being listed for adoption. Interested adopters must fill out an application, either online or in person, to be considered. Please visit http://centralaussierescue.org for more information about how to help Aussies in need. We are an all-foster rescue located in Missouri, Illinois, and surrounding areas.
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