Aussie FAQs

Everything you wanted to know about Mini and Toy Australian Shepherds and Color Country Aussies can be found on this page.

Can I visit Color Country Aussies?

Here at Color Country Aussies, we put a lot of time and money into raising high quality Australian Shepherds. We are excited to work with serious buyers to find their perfect pup. If you wish to come to our location and choose a puppy, (read more…)

What is a bad bite?

Australian Shepherds have a variety of jaw structure issues that result in misaligned teeth, called malocclusions. Breeders generally call them bad bites. There are several different defects that arise from improperly shaped jaws: (read more…)

What should I feed my Aussie?

I want to discuss the very important issue of feeding your Australian Shepherd. This may be one of the most important topics in raising a quality Aussie. Just like people, animals are what they eat. Think of feeding your (read more…)



Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar, is common in toy breed dogs and puppies. Because small Toy Aussie puppies carry little body fat or reserves, if they become overly stressed, miss a meal, over exercise, etc….they may experience a dangerous drop in glucose. (read more…)

What is a good age to buy a puppy?

There are a lot of ideas about the “correct” age a pup should be when you buy a pup, or how to pick one. Really, there are no hard and fast rules about this. A lot of the process of picking a puppy has to do with individual taste (read more…)

What is spay or neuter?

This is a topic that I am sure is going to get quite the criticism. Everyone is going to have a different opinion on this subject. But since I am a breeder I have unaltered males and females. I start working I start working with my dogs at a young (read more…)

How do I socialize my puppy?

Let me start out by saying the critical period for socializing any dog ends at 16 weeks of age.  What happens to the puppy before that age will have more impact on the adult dog he becomes than anything that happens later. That does not mean (read more…)

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