The Instinctive Australian Shepherd

The Instinctive Australian Shepherd

A show dedicated to the preservation of the Australian Shepherd and the education and entertainment of Aussie fanciers. Learn about the heritage of the breed and enjoy the many things these dogs can do!

Recent Episodes

History and Working Dogs with Randy Kidd

Feb. 1, 2022

In this episode, Jacque speaks with Randy Kidd, owner of Kidd’s Australian Shepherd, about the history of Australian Shepherd, and what defines a working dog. They also discuss Australian Shepherd genetics and how it is so i…

Chain Behavior Training and Working with Explosion Detection Dogs featuring Élise Saint-Pierre

Jan. 20, 2022

This is a very interesting episode about training with chain behavior and how explosion detection dogs! Jacque speaks with Élise Saint-Pierre, the owner of Dig It Dogs Canine Services and an explosive detection canine handle…

Finding The Working Dog That Is Right For You, featuring Aaron Steel from Goats On The Go

Dec. 27, 2021

In this episode, Jacque speaks with Aaron Steele, founder of Goats On The Go and host of the Farm Dog podcast.   This is a very interesting conversation about finding a working dog that works for you. When you are looking fo…

Clinic Hopping with Kathi Schwengel

Dec. 6, 2021

Title: Clinic Hopping with Kathi Schwengel In this episode, I chat with Kathi Schwengel, an author and Australian Shepherd enthusiast. There are so many similarities between our lives, this conversation is like speaking with…

Fire at the Double V

Aug. 20, 2021

Escape the 2020 Oregon fires

Bindi - Hero Dog

May 29, 2021

2021 Farm Bureau Dog of the Year