Guide dog puppies and chickens....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ThinkingChickens, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband and I are puppy raiser for Guide Dogs of America. Moxie, our current puppy, is learning to ignore the chickens and he's doing a good job. Here is a photo we snapped last night for his sponsor. Moxie is an 11 month old lab and if he can do it, so can other dogs! Ha ha. We also have a Golden Retriever (soon to be therapy dog) and a Jack Russell/Boston Mix who all interact with our flock.

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    Moxie, guide dog puppy and Mabel our chicken by Raven Wren Designs, on Flickr
     
  2. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good job Moxie!
     
  3. Buugette

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    Great job... beautiful dog.

    Neither of my dogs bother my chickens... I have a Beagle/Lab mix and a Cocker Spaniel. Indy (B/L mix) is 7 years old... we introduced the chickens 2 years ago. At first she like to chase them, but now she just ignores them, or cleans up after them ([​IMG])... Ferrabi (CS) is 14 years old and just plain ignores them.

    I am very lucky to have harmony in my household...

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  4. Karen 2739

    Karen 2739 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Yellow Lab and a Border Collie - so I can, say, you do know what you are doing! What a cute picture!! Our picture would be quite different! [​IMG]
     
  5. coreybee

    coreybee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My picture would likely not have a breathing chicken in it [​IMG]

    My dogs have such a high prey drive, all they see is food. And what a 95lb Ridgeback wants to do, a 95lb Ridgeback WILL do!
     
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  6. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohio
    My dogs would NEVER be like that!! If you think they could..... HA! Your TOO funny!!!! If we had a 50 lb. bag of dog food (or any type of food. even bugs), they would the WHOLE thing, with some CHICKEN wings and CHICKEN breast on the side........ Wait no, I meant the WHOLE chicken... [​IMG] [​IMG]



    PS Above includes....... - Dog, rabbit, bird, chicken food and etc. etc.




    and rabbit poop.......... ugh

    But don't worry. We don't let them. They are just plain.... umm.... I don't know the word.... [​IMG]
     
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  8. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, you guys are too funny! Send your dogs over to doggy boot camp. I always like a good challenge. =0)
     

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