Asked by: Verlie Sechtenbeck
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th February, 2020

How long should I walk my Australian shepherd?

Australian Shepherds need roughly 30 to 60 minutes of exercise a day, preferably with high-energy activities like playing Frisbee. They need a job to do as well, such as daily obedience training or competing in herding and agility trials.

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Likewise, people ask, how long should I walk my Australian shepherd puppy?

Walk your Australian shepherd for at least 30 minutes a day. Australian shepherds are very active and, without the proper amount of daily exercise, their energy could become difficult to control.

Likewise, how do I keep my Australian Shepherd busy? Take your dog for long walks or runs daily. If you can't do that, let your Aussie run around in an enclosed yard for at least 1 to 2 hours a day. Play fetch with your Aussie. Australian Shepherds love chasing and fetching, since these activities keep their minds engaged and tap into their herding instincts.

do Australian Shepherds need a lot of exercise?

Australian Shepherds are extremely active dogs, that require more than 2 hours of exercise a day according to The Kennel Club. They require committed owners who are willing to give them lots of exercise if they are not going to be used as a working dog.

Can Australian shepherds stay home alone?

You'll do fine as long as you train them, keep them active and have them as part of the family. As they mature, they are more comfortable at home alone.

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