No one wants her! husky mix? NOW PIX! INDIANA

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Carole AM, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A female blue heeler / husky was found roaming the River Preserve County Park
    near New Paris, IN. There are no tags, but she is young and very
    friendly. Blue merle with blue eyes--possibly a mix??

    I cannot keep her, altho I'm tempted! LOL

    If you think this is your dog, please email me with a description.
     
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  2. PitterPaws

    PitterPaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh she sounds pretty! I hope you find her owner. Any chance of posting a picture?
     
  3. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    is it possible she was dumped because the merles are usually deaf and/ or blind.
     
  4. Betsy

    Betsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, I hope you find her owners! If you can't, and she's not deaf and a good watchdog, I know of a home that would be interested in her [​IMG]
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I thought double-merles have a high chance of being blind/deaf but a normal merle is fine, just shouldn't be mated to another merle.
     
  6. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is definately NOT blind or deaf. She walks pretty good on a leash, but I don't think she was socialized or trained. She is scared, if anything. She made quick friends with our cat & dogs, and didn't seem interested in the chickens!

    I have contacted another rescue, but Betsy, PM me with details on the people you know!
     
  7. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I dont know much about dog genetics and what not but would the dog look any different if it was a double merle?
     
  8. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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  9. Cara

    Cara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Purebred Blue (or Red) Heelers are not merles. If they were, each litter would have deaf/blind puppies, as you cannot get a solid coloured Heeler to breed to. The same applies to Bluetick Coonhounds; they would not be a common or healthy breed since there is only one variety. Not all blue/black dogs are merles.
     
  10. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres some pics we took yesterday. Most of the rescues are full. I still have some leads out there.
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