How often should I walk my Australian shepherd?

Table of contents:

  1. How often should I walk my Australian shepherd?
  2. What kind of job can I give my Australian shepherd?
  3. How do I exercise my Australian shepherd?
  4. Are Aussies good house dogs?
  5. Why you should get an Aussie?

How often should I walk my Australian shepherd?

A high-energy, athletic dog, the Aussie needs a great deal of exercise on a daily basis. At minimum, he should have a large, fenced-in yard to run around in for at least an hour or two daily. Aussies bond closely with their owners and love to accompany them on long walks—or, better yet, hikes.

What kind of job can I give my Australian shepherd?

It can be any activity you choose: obedience work, going for walk, fetching a ball, agility training, frisbee catching,etc. A friend of mine has Aussies and they excel at agility and frisbee. Look for clubs in your local area and you can both have a good time.

How do I exercise my Australian shepherd?

Your Aussie needs a half hour to an hour of stimulating activity every day, such as a run, a Frisbee game, or obedience or agility exercises. When you're not playing with your dog, puzzle toys such as Buster Cubes are a great way to keep that active mind occupied.

Are Aussies good house dogs?

An active yet easy-going dog, the Australian shepherd loves to romp with children and tends to get along well with other pets. Australian shepherds are great family pets, herding animals, police dogs and competitors in obedience trials.

Why you should get an Aussie?

Born and bred for herding, the Australian shepherd is a working dog and loves herding anything and everything. ... They're perfect for working and dog sports however, so if you want to play hard, they'll play hard with you! Grooming and Health Needs. Australian shepherds have a double layer coat that's waterproof.