grannys gone and done it

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  1. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I need to stay awake! :barnie

    Got to pick the other half up from a business do and it's only just after 9.30pm and I'm dropping off!!

    Hope everyone is having a good day :fl
     
  2. Wishing4Wings

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  3. Wishing4Wings

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    Howdy York! I'd stay and keep you company, but I have to leave to get #2son after school for a dental appointment. You better set an alarm to wake up. Put it across the room too. I've shut them off in my sleep!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

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    Thanks wishing, alarm is set!! I too can turn things off in my sleep. Especially if I've only just dropped off!!

    My son has a dental on Friday :barnie Train tracks going on the top and bottom all in one go and it's over an hour appointment. He's fidgety after 10 minutes. Over an hour will drive him crazy.
     
  5. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    That's terrible! Mutt. You know in the right hands, a pit is a sweet dog. My aunt has one and it's a big baby. Great dog.
     
  6. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Now that's a BIG dog! A Neo is too big for me! Ya'll should know better than to ask me anything dog. I share WAY too much! Here's a REALLY LONG story. Airedales. Big Airedales, I love the breed. There's one bloodline that I stuck with. Mine all came from AK or TX except 1. There was a breeder in TX that had superb dogs. Love that woman. She was quite old. Her DD helped her on the cattle ranch and with the dogs. When I lost my Serendipity, I called her. She had a 6 mo old pup that she said was too pretty to sell. Her DD had been killed unloading stock panels. She'd had no help and lives 60 miles from town. She'd been having a bad time with ticks and porcupines. Lost some dogs. So, I drove to WA and bought a pup, same foundation line. 6 months later, this is so sad, she called and asked if I still wanted to buy that pup. Her DH had had a stroke, she had no one to help her with the dogs or him.They were in trouble. They were selling off the cattle and the dogs. Joyce, 82 said she wanted to keep 1 Dale, that she'd never been without one. DH and Pops took off for TX and picked up that pretty pup that I bought and her brother, now 1 year old, had never been out of a kennel or even bathed, loaded with ticks and larvae, anemic. I got them all fixed up and healthy, trained up the male for her and sent it back on a transport. The transport gal (what an angel) spent 2 days bathing and tick dipping all the dogs. She brought me 2 more pups to clean up and sell for Joyce, as she couldn't get a dog to the airport. Those pups $ covered their vet bills and the transport. She was able to place most of the older dogs with breeders. So that's my long Airedale story.
    Airess, the pretty pup is one special dog to me just like Sera was. How on earth a dog can spend it's first year in a barn kennel with little human contact, be half dead from ticks, and still be such a charming kind silly dog is beyond me. When she's clipped, you can still see the scarring on her ears from the ticks, that's the only evidence of her past. Sorry for the dissertation.
    Here's Serendipity, she passed 3 years ago at 14.
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    Here she is in her last year below
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    Here's Airess the unclipped dork dog below
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    Airess looking respectable after grooming
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  7. lindalouly

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    Pits are my favorite dog... Have one who is my best friend and my chicken protector.. But I'm not an advocate of just anyone owning one. I have socialized her from day one and I had her mom, knew her grandma and great grandma... She is fixed so we won't be advancing the family line.
     
  8. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most SD organizations can't or won't train one due to insurance liability, and they aren't known as good retrievers. They don't widely use Dobies, Shepherds or Rotties either. I think a PBT can be reliable, but IMO yes, the breeding is all over the map. They are one of my favorites to obedience train. Super smart.

    I LOVE me some Pitties! I agree 100%. If they're bred well and raised well they can be lovely dogs. If you give a jack hat a dog, the dog will be a jack hat. Sadly, lots of jerks own them and breed them, so they get a very bad reputation. They do need a certain type owner, IMO, just like any other challenging breed. Pictures please?
     
  9. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    HI YORK! Missed ya! Stinks to need to fetch DH so late. Teenager in a dentist chair for an hour? Poor dentist! He has to be excited about braces though?
     
  10. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom


    I can't download pictures for some odd reason but my pit is my avatar along with my little mutt boy... They are best friends.
     
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