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Chris Bersbach Photography

Chris Bersbach Photography

I’m Kristin Tara Horowitz, author of most of the content you find at  Whether you’re new to Aussies or looking to get a more indepth picture of the breed, this page is for you! If contains the information need to make good choices for your dog quickly!

Search here if you have a burning question: 

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Articles and Learning

If you’ve got those burning questions that keep you up at night about Australian Shepherds, it’s my goal to answer those. You can find your info one of two ways: navigating the learning menu above or searching for what you need on any page to the right in the search box. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let me know! I’ll do my best to answer your question and continue to add to this site!

Photo Archives

In an effort to preserve wonderful Aussie images, I have created a Coppermine database for storing and sharing all of your dog photos by decade. Go through photos from the 1800s to today and see how the Aussie has changed (and hasn’t)!

Video Archives

I’ve been fortunate to have been sent some amazing videos, and as a result, I’ve done the best I can to upload these videos to a special channel on YouTube for historical Aussie stuff – you’ll definitely want to check out my most popular video – the great Jay Sisler doing tricks with his dogs:


If you’re looking for all of the learning in a nice, convenient package, then head on over to and pick up my eBook! You can read all of my material here (plus much more) in an easy-to-read format:Australian Shepherd Book

I Appreciate You!

I’m not the best guru for Australian Shepherds out there, I just like learning things and sharing what I learn. I’ll do my best to help you if you reach out to me, and in the meantime, enjoy your voyage into Aussie knowledge!