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Posted: 6/29/2001 6:43:19 PM EST
After reading the responses to the post about the Lab that was shot by the police, I was wondering what kind and how many dogs you all have. We have two Norwegian Elkhounds who are shedding like crazy right about now.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 6:48:13 PM EST
2 five month old rotties. Good dogs, they watch out for us. They also eat like horses.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 6:48:48 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 6:49:11 PM EST by ctrmass]
Wife has a chihuahua. Dont laugh. If anything is wrong, shell bark, and that's all she has to do. I just got a german shepherd-husky-wolf-newfoundland mixed mutt. Smart[b] BIG [/b] puppy. She'll be my outside perimiter defense system, and cat population control device.[;d] Eric
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 6:49:16 PM EST
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The ubiquitous suburban, white bread family dog. Yellow lab.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:03:26 PM EST
A yellow and a chocolate labrador. The yellow is mellow, the chocky is a skitzo !!! [x]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:04:06 PM EST
Mixed breed Black Lab, best one I have ever had.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:06:38 PM EST
I currently have 3 mutts. Smallest is something that looks like the Taco Bell dog. Smart as hell and can read my mind. Middle is a medium size mutt that looks like... a mutt off the street. Smart and very quiet until strangers come close to the house. Finally, the third is a big mutt. He looks like a very large (120lb) Lab. Very gentle and playful and can lick the icecream off a kids face faster than blinking an eye. He does have a very dark deep bark that sounds like a Great Dane. All my life I had dogs. My father was a vet and always liked dogs so we sometimes had as many as 6 or 7 at a time and never had less than 2. All three of my current dogs were "discarded" ones my wife and I adapted. These dogs are our "kids" since we don't have real kids yet.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:07:48 PM EST
[b]Scooter[/b], my tri-color 15" Beagle! Eric The Hun[>]:)]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:09:20 PM EST
An English Mastiff and a Golden Retriever. Would like to get another E.M. I would also like to get a Kuvas(?) and a Fila at some point in the future.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:14:05 PM EST
Our Elkhounds are excellent watchdogs. If the cat across the street sneezes, they will let us know. BTW, Uncle Buck, what are we still doing awake at this hour. We have a big day ahead of us tomorrow! I only have a 40 minute drive, how about you?
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:15:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 7:14:25 PM EST by RamblinWreck]
I love the American Pit Bull Terrier. A fine breed, the best dog in the world IMO, and much maligned and misrepresented by the press - kinda like ARs and gun owners. Here is Gator in "78. You are sorely missed.. [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1028037&a=7588497&p=40547431[/img] PS a pit that will bite people is not a real pit and should be put down.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:28:42 PM EST
Between me and my wife, we have 4 dogs. The Chihuahua is the smallest next we have a miniature Dachsund, Then a mixed bread we adopted off the street, that looks like a pit bull and yellow lab mixed. Then my favorite is my 9 year old RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK. I have also owned a few very gentle pit bulls, but never had them around kids.[shotgun][pistol][sniper]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:31:27 PM EST
I have an Australian Cattle Dog. aka blue heeler. Absolutely great breed. Smart, not very big(mine is 45 lbs.), and absolutely tough as nails.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:40:17 PM EST
I'm stuck in a townhouse with no yard and tend to work long hours so it would be unfair to the dog if I had one. But atleast one of those factors will be changing in the next year or two, and when that happens I'll be going for a Ridgeback. [url]http://rrcus.org/Articles/sfFAQs.html[/url]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:42:43 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 7:49:25 PM EST by seamusmcoi]
PIT BULL Got a bitch dog and she is hands down the best dog I've ever had. AND I TRUST HER AROUND KIDS. I have been around quite a few pit bulls, and have yet to find one who I wouldn't trust around kids, though I'm sure there is the exception. Pit bulls are great dogs. I actually had a vet who dealt with ALOT of pit bulls say that in ten years in business that he had never had a pit bull turn on him. He said that the same couldn't be said about poodles. You narrow minded people who are quick to judge pit bulls should read a Richard Stratton book and learn why these dogs aren't the baby killers the press has made them out to be. That being said, I love all dogs. MORE THAN MOST PEOPLE. At least a dog is honest.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:47:01 PM EST
Originally Posted By Hoplophile: I'm stuck in a townhouse with no yard and tend to work long hours so it would be unfair to the dog if I had one. But atleast one of those factors will be changing in the next year or two, and when that happens I'll be going for a Ridgeback. [url]http://rrcus.org/Articles/sfFAQs.html[/url]
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You won't be sorry!! Mine is a very loving and gentle giant. He has more personality than you can ever imagine, he shows happieness and sadness, he can even let you know when you have upset him beacause he'll turn his back to you and won't look at you. The only thing is that they can get depressed and will chew knot's on themselves. It's nothing that prozak won't fix.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:49:17 PM EST
I had a German Shepherd and Saint Bernard. Funny combination, but they really complemented each other well.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:51:01 PM EST
Pit bulls get a bad rep in the press, and that makes me sick!! The closed minded bastards don't tell you that the dog has been inbreed and beaten on a daily basis to make it mean so they can fight the dog in illegal fights. And don't get me started on that!!
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 7:55:01 PM EST
Rott male Wolf-Shepherd mix female Springer mix female Rat Terrier male Rat Terrier female Jack Russell Terrier female Lost my female Rott to cancer a few months ago...
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 8:23:48 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 8:22:05 PM EST by Stinger]
just got a golden retriever a few months ago and he is growing like a horse. he is already 41 lbs. he is great with the kids and already very protective of us. My 3 1/2 yr old climbs all over him and he loves it. his name is Stonewall "Hunter" Jackson
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 8:42:47 PM EST
None Don't really care for dogs, hence my name.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 8:53:33 PM EST
That LAB got shot where I live. The saddest part of the incident was they were both doing their jobs (the Cop and the Lab I.E.protecting his home). My family just had to put to sleep our GreatDane because she bit a little girl(in the face) that was visiting our house and had possibly tried to take turkey from the dog, may she rest in peace.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 8:53:42 PM EST
Have had a few dogs in my life. Left a Dobie & a Golden retriever back east with my mother 7 years ago when I moved out here to AZ. they both lived to be 16 years old. they both died the same year 1 year ago.I have a Beagle right now and hope to get another. Here's a pic: [img]albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=51205&a=528082&p=47088331&Sequence=0[/img]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:02:08 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 8:59:25 PM EST by JDP]
Boxer... [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=941637&a=6889536&p=28887855&Sequence=0&res=high[/img] Showing you what she thinks of gun control.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:10:56 PM EST
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[img]albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1003517&a=7384367&p=50648399&Sequence=0&res=high[/img]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:29:10 PM EST
Originally Posted By JDP: Boxer... [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=941637&a=6889536&p=28887855&Sequence=0&res=high[/img] Showing you what she thinks of gun control.
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JDP, You have your album password protected!
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:32:28 PM EST
Here are our two babies, Schatzi and Edelwiess. They are Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs. [img]communities.msn.com/_Secure/0MwAAACQRuaCpbUUlZyLiz9Gos2ZbZh77DUHKJVaw*u*P­ecsrPUvXWZwu0cShzcrpMb4t!25vBCsxCy*LLvm1hw/IMG_0030.jpg[/img] Drake- Gotta love when they blow their coats, huh? Even though ours have short coats there is always hair everywhere. It just gets worse when the undercoat blows.
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 9:50:08 PM EST
got a 3 myself, a pair of boston terriers and a giant snouzer i spoil to death I love all 3 more than life its self
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 10:17:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 10:17:25 PM EST by reddobie]
2 Dobermans, Red [img=left]http://iblate.homestead.com/files/00000046.jpg[/img=left]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 10:49:05 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/29/2001 10:56:25 PM EST by ASO544]
Smeadly [img]englishbulldogsbyjen.homestead.com/files/smed3.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/29/2001 11:27:02 PM EST
Four German Shepherd Dogs. "Mr.D"-Black and Tan Dog,7yrs.[:D] "Ryder"-Black and Tan Dog,7yrs.[:D] "Kahli"-Black and Tan Bitch,7yrs.[:D] The above are littermates. "Bryce"-Black and Tan Dog'3yrs[:D](Wait, I'm not done!) Three Rough Collies. "Jag"-Blue Merel Dog 4yrs,Champion.[:D] "josie"-Tri-color Bitch 2yrs,New Champion.[:D] "Tiffanie"-Blue Merel Bitch 2yrs.[:D] We do conformation, agility trial, herding etc.Magnificent dogs one and all. They mean the WORLD to me. Sorry, no pics(don't know how to pst them)
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 3:55:48 AM EST
Our critters are a Chow/Shepherd, a Cocker Spaniel, a Chow/Husky and a Belgian Shepherd. We have a 4 year old Grand Daughter that they consider to be part of their pack. She even charges in/out of the doggy door with them! Ya'll should consider the Tracking chip for your dogs. You cant really "track" them but it is great ID if they get lost. Take care, Mac. Mac's Shootin' Irons http://www.shootiniron.com
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 4:18:56 AM EST
I black female lab named Alli "Gator" Green. She is my ray of sunshine.
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We have a Rhodesian Ridgeback male - 2 years old, fiercely protective of the home and family, and the most loving dog imaginable. He's shorter and broader in the chest than most ridgebacks, at 110 lbs.; the breed is recent and he doesn't look anything like his father. We got him at 4 months, and he thinks he's one of the children. We've had cats, but there's nothing like a loving dog.
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 7:58:39 AM EST
We've got 6 dogs. Two Akitas and 4 mutts. Just dropped $465 last week on heartworm pills. Also got five lazy cats.
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 8:10:27 AM EST
Nobody laugh, but I have shih-tzu. (For all you idiots its pronounced "shi - zoo") When raised correctly great breed. When not, absolute bitch.
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 8:17:44 AM EST
Tracker, that is a cute little fellow. Maybe a little wolf in Bear too!
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 6:20:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/30/2001 6:56:53 PM EST by RoadDog]
Dogs! Dogs! Dogs! Love them, dogs! [img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/Gif/scooby1.gif[/img] [img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/Gif/scooby1.gif[/img] I have two large and loyal dogs that are a lot of fun to have at home. My two canine "best friends" are always considered special members of my family and deserve the best from me. These two lucky dogs have an above-average size back yard at my home to use as their playground. In the back yard are two sturdy dog houses built by a craftsman for each one of them. But instead of sleeping in their own respective dog houses, they prefer to come inside my home at night. I always did give them a choice to stay out or come inside if they want, anyway. Of course, they always choose the latter! Which is totally fine with me! They are also great at being my own personal body guards when I'm asleep. Note: My dogs identities, pictures, and heritage were purposely omitted to protect their privacy. [;)]...like their owner! [Oh, shoot! Edited because I've just realized that I [u]did[/u] state my heritage in some of my posts! Oh, well!] [b]-RoadDog[/b]
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 6:53:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/30/2001 7:06:42 PM EST by Richard in LA]
I have 2 Chocolate labs. One is almost 4 yrs old, and 95 pounds of digging, chewing, duck retrieving muscle, and the other is a little under 2 years old, and not going to be as large a dog, hes about 60 lbs. Funny thing is I love them two pain in the arses more than just about anything. here is one of em [img]http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/74d01cc9/bc/Pets/jackson.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 7:10:07 PM EST
5 year old mix shepard mutt and 4 year old black dane.
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 7:43:52 PM EST
here are my two buddies, Lucy, the mutt, and Jake, the lab. [img]http://sites.netscape.net/a4xgatorusa/jakelucy.jpg[/img] [img]http://sites.netscape.net/a4xgatorusa/jake.jpg[/img] Reverend73
Link Posted: 6/30/2001 8:02:26 PM EST
My German shephard saved my life by giving me two seconds and I'm still not over losing him. That being said, my Filo Braselero (Brazilian Mastiff) is the most awesome animal I've ever been around - he is FEARLESS, over 200lbs of solid muscle but is great with my young kids. We also have 3 Kerilean Bear dogs. I've never liked small dogs but these are a trip. The next valley over from me in Glacier, they started taking problem bears and putting Kerileans on them. 52 Griz in 2 years and not one has returned.
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