About Australian Shepherds
Australian Shepherds were actually bred in America, and remain one of the country’s favorite herding breeds and family companions. If you’re looking for an energetic and loving best friend, you might be looking for an Aussie!
Loyal and Loving
Australian Shepherds are loyal pups who will stick by your side through thick and thin, and love to shower owners with affection.
Strong and Hardworking
Australian Shepherds are hard workers with boundless spirit, and are up for whatever challenge you throw their way.
Australian Shepherds are superb companions, and love nothing more than a cuddle on the couch after a long day of play.
This is a herding breed at heart—Aussies love to fetch, run, play and exercise, and need an energetic owner to keep up!
Australian Shepherds are amazingly intelligent and rewarding to train with the right owner, and have a real thirst for challenge.
Fun for the Whole Family
Australian Shepherds are great family pooches, and get along great with children as a protector and companion.
Australian Shepherd Puppy Alumni
Finding the perfect Australian Shepherd puppy has never been easier.
Our 3 Part Mission
The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.
Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.
Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.
Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with Australian Shepherd breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
Puppy price varies a lot from place to place. When you choose an Australian Shepherd online, the price tag can depend on factors such as the breeder’s personal experience, the dog’s color and even eye color, the dog’s size (Australian Shepherd mini), and even the dog’s gender. But choosing a dog from Uptown means having tons of options that fit almost any budget.
If you live within the Lower 48, you’re in luck—one of the best parts about Uptown Puppies is that mini Australian Shepherd breeder and companies in our network are experienced in arranging travel for puppies all across the country. If you can’t pick up your pup in person, you’re more than welcome to meet them at your most convenient major airport.
Our strict standards keep Uptown Puppies from admitting any puppy mills, backyard breeders or dog scammers, making us safer than randomly choosing a dog online. Have a look at our comprehensive Breeder Pledge to see just what it takes to become a vetted Uptown Puppies breeder.
Choosing a puppy used to be simple, but modern scammers and puppy mills have made a mess of things. We give honest, humane breeders and businesses a place to shine. At Uptown Puppies, you can sleep soundly at night knowing you’ll only be connected with puppies who have been bred and raised with love.
At a puppy mill, dogs are treated like machines and forced to breed litter after litter of puppies. These dogs are often mistreated, not genetically tested, and can cost new owners thousands in added vet fees. What’s worse, too many families experience the heartache of losing one of these dogs too soon due to their decreased lAustralian Shepherd lifespan.
There are tons of Australian Shepherd puppies out there just waiting to be discovered. Start your search today by connecting with one of our top-rated breeder/business partners, and prepare to discover just how awesome life is with an ethically raised Australian Shepherd puppy at your side!
New Australian Shepherd owners should be prepared to give their pooch at least 1-2 hours of playtime and exercise, whether that’s in a fenced-in yard or by going for walks/hikes. Australian Shepherds (like most dogs) need regular exercise to stay happy and healthy. And if you’re looking for a running buddy, Aussies are some of the best!
A gold rush dog bred in the mid 1800s right here in the US (not Australia), the Australian Shepherd is a cattle herder at heart. Nowadays, Aussie Shepherds are loving family dogs who still yearn for a job to do—indeed, the breed is most happy when kept engaged by its owner, channeling its intelligence into constructive activities.
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