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They are an intently focused breed, everything they do is immensely important, from their point of view, and they always do it to the best of their ability. If they are doing good things then life is wonderful, but if they are doing something bad, you can count on it being horrid.
Part of their desire to herd comes from a strong prey drive, which is the drive to catch and kill small game. They can easily become cat, squirrel, or other small animal-killers. Teaching your dog to obey you and not chase squirrels can save your dog's life, especially when the dog decides to dart across a road in pursuit of something to chase. Most ACDs are fine with other species IF THEY ARE RAISED WITH THEM.
ACDs instincts make them a "mouthy" breed. Most will chew anything in sight if this is not directed toward acceptable chew toys. Many will even try to gently chew on people as a sign of affection.
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