Pic of my Charlie girl, the wonder wolfie (wolfhound mix)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I remember someone asking me for a pic of her. Just now getting around to it. Charlie has a little history. Her mother (a full blooded irish wolfhound) and her and one sibling were seized by the humane society for abuse. We went to the shelter looking for a dog for my daughter, but ended up with one for me instead. Got Charlie home and when we gave her a bath to get rid of the "pound smell" we found welts as big as an inch wide on her, all over her. She was always scared of my ex (smart dog) and she never, ever barked; even when my chihuahuas were barking to beat the band. The vet actually checked her throat with a scope to make sure her bark box hadn't been damaged due to strangulation (the abuse). It was 3 years before I ever heard her bark; and even then she scared herself and ducked like she was gonna be hit for it. To this day she barks very very rarely.
    Charlie has been thru thick and thin with me and has lived in alot of places. Now with my SO she has finally found a man she can trust (again, smart dog) and she's enjoying her senior years with us. Smartest dog I've ever owned and she's even gotten to where she talks to us in a low, sweet little "voice'.
    Didn't mean to ramble on, but she's my canine soulmate. [​IMG]

    P.S. I've spent alot of time trying to figure out where her big, erect ears came from, but can't figure em out.

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  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    She's beautiful!!!
    She has a very short muzzle so I would think something from a bull dog sort of dog.
    She actually looks like a terrier too...
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yep, the muzzle is semi-short, but looks shorter in this pic. Think overgrown west highland white terrier and you'd have Charlie. 'Cept I don't think you are gonna find a westie that stands 38" at the shoulders and tops out at 85 lbs.
    I forgot to mention that not only has she started talking to us, she's has started talking back to us too. I sent her to her bed the other night for some infraction, and she went, mumbling under her breath the whole way.
     
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

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    she kinda looks like a hairball my cat coughs up . jk lol
    shes pretty
     
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Charlie is beautifull!! 38 inches at the shoulder!?? WOW! LOTSA DOG! She looks like she might have Giant Schnauzer(sp?) i her!?? Either way....She is one pretty girl!
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Opps, that's s'pose to read 34 inches, but yeah, she's big.
    See what happens when I try to combine housework and forum posting?!? [​IMG]
     

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