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

Just what the Doctor Ordered- Australian Shepherd Therapy Dogs

Feb. 2, 2023

In this episode, Jacque speaks with Brad Hawkings, an Australian Shepherd breeder and trainer in Pembroke, Kentucky. About 5 years ago, Brad learned about a therapy dog workshop in his area. At that time thought that his dog…

Am I exercising my Aussie enough? Common Myth Busted!

Dec. 13, 2022

When owning an Australian Shepherd, or thinking of getting one, so many questions arise. In this episode, Jacque becomes an Aussie Whisperer and answers some of the most commonly asked questions about the truth behind owning…

Joe Sheeran and Woody the 2019 Farm Bureau Dog of the Year

June 19, 2022

Today Jacque speaks with Joe Sheeran about Aussies. This is a very interesting conversation about Joe’s dog Woody the American Farm Bureau Federation's 2019 Farm Dog of the Year (the first Farm Dog of the year!). Joe has a f…

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…