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Australian Shepherd Breeders Panama City FL

The Australian Shepherd is an enthusiastic herding breed that requires plenty of exercise. They make good family pets but require moderate grooming. For more information please read on the following article.

PetSmart
(850) 522-4122
849 E 23rd St
Panama City, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

The DogSmith of Florida's Emerald Coast
(850) 628-4048
PO Box 3544
Panama City, FL
Products
20% discount for new customers on all services!

Suncoast Aquariums
(850) 230-6066
8317 Front Beach Rd
Panama City, FL

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Backyard Getaway
(941) 752-7663
2807 S. Duete Rd
Myakka City, FL
Products
installation & maintenance of Koi Ponds
Hours
Dog ponds

Professional Pet CAre Services
(941) 661-0069
2200 Kings Highway
Port Charlotte, FL
Products
pet sitting
Hours
pet visits

DogSmith Emerald Coast
(850) 628-4048
PO Box 3544
Panama City, FL
 
PetSmart
(850) 522-4122
849 W 23rd St
Panama City, FL

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GulfCoastGeckos
(850) 588-7272
Panama City Beach, FL
Products
Leopard Geckos

Boggy Dog Bakery Inc
(850) 678-1024
2109 Bayshore Drive
Niceville, FL

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Faithful Friends Pet Cremation
(813) 788-3065
5221 8th Street
Zephyrhills, FL
 
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Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is an enthusiastic herding breed that requires plenty of exercise. They make good family pets but require moderate grooming.

Physical Characteristics

  • Medium, athletic build
  • Black nose
  • Medium coat texture
  • Coat: Hair is blue merle, black, red merle, red; all with or without white markings and/or tan (copper) points
  • Height: 18-23 inches
  • Weight: 35-75 pounds
  • Average life expectancy: 12-15 years

Temperament

  • Very smart, active, happy, easy going, very playful, courageous, loyal, affectionate
  • Interaction with people: Excellent with children; wary of strangers unless socialized as puppies
  • Interaction with animals: Good with other dogs
  • Training: Easily trained
  • Protection: Naturally protective; good watchdog.
  • Loyal to family

At Home

  • Not recommended for apartments
  • Needs large yard
  • Needs significant exercise

Grooming

  • Easy to groom
  • Average shedder
  • Brush with firm bristle brush

Brief History

  • Originated in the 1920s in the U.S.
  • Ancestors from Spain and France
  • Appeared in rodeos, horse shows and on TV
  • Works as ranch dogs, service dogs and in search-and-rescue

Fido's Facts

  • In spite of the name, they're not native to Australia
  • Nicknamed the "Aussie"
  • Popularity exploded with Western and cowboy culture

Medical Conditions

  • Cancers
  • Epilepsy
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ophthalmic disorders (including progressive retinal atrophy, cataracts , distichiasis, iris coloboma and Collie eye anomaly)...

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