"Raising family members, not just dogs!" We own and enjoy purebred Australian Shepherds. We enjoy showing for conformation, running the dogs in agility, taking the dogs on horseback rides and on family outings. We raise several litters a year and enjoy giving the puppies the utmost care and love. We utilize the Puppy Culture system to develope well socialized, well adjusted puppies that are a blessing to all who get to have them as part of their family. We hope you enjoy looking through our site. We live in beautiful Southern California with a half acre for the dogs to run and play.
We live in beautiful Southern California with a half acre for the dogs to run and play. We also have horses and the dogs are always welcome to be with us out in the barn. Our puppies get to be exposed to the horses, cats and children and are very well socialized when they go to their new homes.We raise our puppies with the Puppy Culture Program. However, all puppies need continued positive socialization after they go to their new homes, we encourage all new puppy families to strive to have your puppy meet healthy friendly dogs and 100 people each month. It is vital for an Australian Shepherd to be exposed to all types of people and children with careful supervision so they don't become fearful of strangers while they are still young puppies.
The Australian Shepherd is an intelligent, medium-sized dog of strong herding and guardian instincts. They are also delightful and loyal companions and great family dogs. They love to be part of the daily hustle and bustle, and enjoy riding in the vehicle just to be with their beloved master. As farm dogs, they diligently carry out their responsibilities, be it bringing in the stock or finding the stray one that got tangled in the brush. Aussie puppies are easily trained, easily housebroken, because they are intelligent and eager to please. Australian Shepherds have been used as seeing-eye dogs, as utility dogs to the physically handicapped, hearing aid dogs, police and narcotics dogs, and search and rescue dogs. In the northern areas they have also been used as sled dogs. Many go with their masters as volunteers to children's homes and nursing homes to do therapy work. Truly, the Australian Shepherd is a highly versatile dog.“Aussies” (as they are lovingly nicknamed) are very active dogs that need a great deal of exercise on a daily basis to prevent them from becoming bored or frustrated and consequently developing destructive habits. Because of their high energy level, combined with high intelligence, Aussies need to be given a "job" to perform, be it shepherding the children, protecting the house, herding livestock or competing in dog events. One of the most frequent reasons Aussies get turned over to rescue groups is that their owners didn't anticipate how energetic these dogs are and weren't willing or able to constructively channel that energy through training. Aussies want to be with their owners all the time, which is why they insist on following their owners from room to room in the house, and love nothing better than going along in the car or truck on errands. They can be highly territorial and protective of their masters' possessions, potentially causing serious difficulties unless this behavior is controlled with proper training.
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"Blessed" : the object of God's desire "Hope" the expectation of future good
We are Blessedhope Aussies!
Jeremiah 29:11 "for I know the thoughts I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace not of evil, to give you a future and a hope"
In loving memory of amazing "Hannah Rowley"
read her story at www.lifegem.com (in the tributes under R) and www.caringbridge.org/ca/hannahrowley
For those of you who are interested, we also own a great little candy store where my "sweet" husband hand makes over 200 different candies! Check it out at loganscandies.com and on Facebook or Instagram at Logan's Candy!