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The History of Australian Shepherds


 

Chapter I:

The Australian Shepherd and Breeds From a Common Root

Chapter II:

Timeline:  Breed Development From Obscurity Into Mainstream Popularity

Chapter III:  Australian Shepherd History Revisited: Part I: Influence of the Basques
Chapter IV: Australian Shepherd History Revisited, Part II: Documented Early Imports
Chapter V: Australian Shepherds and Sheep Ranching on the Open Range
Chapter VI: Jay Sisler

 

For more historical information about Aussies, click on any of the links below:

The History of Las Rocosa Aussies

 

The History of the Australian Shepherd Club of America

 

For a much more detailed account of the origin and history, richly documented with historic photos, please see the book:

The Total Australian Shepherd:  Beyond the Beginning
by Carol Ann Hartnagle & Ernest Hartnagle

 

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