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sharon wrote at 2013-11-24 20:21:30
I don't really have any answers to help you, b/c I have the same exact problem with my blue heeler she is supposed to be pure bred, I don't have papers or anything. She has extremely weird mood swings, she will be really sweet and then turn into a monster being extremely aggressive all in minutes. I thought maybe she was playing, she will actually hurt you showing teeth. She wont go down the stair either, I've had other dogs and they've never acted the way she does.

When I got her they said she was 11 weeks old, I've had her about 6 months. I was thinking she acts like a person that is bipolar and I wondered if it was common in dogs. I tried to find books on blue heelers and I cant really find any. most books I find are on all dogs in general.

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Sandra Case, MEd, CPDT


Dog training, Obedience training, competition dog sports with a positive training focus. Some behavior issues (though serious issues such as human aggression are best addressed by in-person help.


30 years of training my own dogs, 30 years of training for local obedience club, and as my own business. Owner & training director, Positively Canine, LLC. An all-breed, all level positive based dog trainer school in Oklahoma City. Past training directior, Oklahoma City Obedience Training Club (three times) and Sooner Agility Club. Have titled dogs (through Utility/ASCA OTCH. 4 timed Gaines regional competitor, 2 national specialty High in Trials, multiple national rankings) in Obedience, Rally (through EX) in herding/stockdog and Agility. ASCA Obedience judge, all levels, contributing editor on obedience to Aussie Times, behavior consultant and representative Second Time Around Aussie Rescue, behavioral consultant for two local vets, former shelter training volunteer


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MEd, CPDT (Certified Pet Dog Trainer), have attended seminars and workshops with Suzanne Clothier including trainers intensive, Linda Tellington-Jones, Kathy Cascade - including 5 day practioner's introduction, Turid Rugaas, Kay Laurence, Sue Ailsby, Bob Bailey, Brenda Aloff, Chris Zink, Terri Arnold, Diane Bauman, Gary Wilkes, Job Michael Evans, Jane Simmons Moake

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Multiple National Rankings, HIT 2 national specialties with two dogs, 4 Gaines qualifications

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