What kind of dog do you have?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by 10 point, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    MizMary looks llike Gina got all the best parts rolled into one sweetie pie.
     
  2. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two chocolate labs Loki and Lola [​IMG]
     
  3. Woofless

    Woofless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two Basenjis (Jibini and Tana), a red mutt (Chloe, possibly Basenji/Heeler) and an Epagneul Breton aka French Brittany (Ellie- the mostly-black one....French original breed standard for the Brittany allows black pigment).

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    Ellie is a fully trained pheasant hunting dog out of imported French parents, and yet she's the ONLY one out of the four who will leave the chickens alone. She likes to look in the pen, but last year we had a couple "escape artists"- White Leghorns who managed to fly up to the coop roof and fly over the 12 foot fence....and she never bothered them when they were out. Chloe eventually got one of them. The Basenjis and Chloe kill enough critters and varmits around here- they've gotten everything from ground squirrels to rabbits to possums to raccoons....that I just don't take chances with them around the birds. Much of the time I leash the Basenjis for added control; they are a primitive breed that tends to have a mind of their own.

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    (and no, that's not a bird she's retrieving, it's a half-chewed rabbit skin that Chloe found, but it's a pretty retrieve anyway LOL)

    The Basenjis watch Chicken TV:

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    A pretty shot of Chloe (she felt left out, she wanted an extra picture too [​IMG]

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  4. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
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    Wow really cool dogs [​IMG]
     
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  5. clarkscluckies

    clarkscluckies Out Of The Brooder

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    Weimaraner Rottweiler mix that is 3 years old named Capone. He is the sweetest dog.[​IMG]
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  6. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    omg... Capone is the most beautiful dog I have EVER seen!!! WOW!! That Weimeraner color with the Rottie rust marks is just to die for!!! Beautiful beautiful boy you have there [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have an old mutt that we adopted from the local pound many years ago. His name is Macaroni and he has been a blessing! One of the best dogs I've ever had,. faithful, smart, gentle and patient. He has been dressed in baby clothes and pushed in a stroller,. tied to a tricycle and told to "mush",. and he did,. he has put up with cats and chickens and pet squirrels. He has gently brought baby squirrels that he found in the yard to the back door for us to find,. and chased off the biggest dog he had ever seen to protect his "girl" my DD. He is quiet and happy to sit next to us for hours, but nothing escapes his notice and we are well protected. He has his own fan club,. everyone in Lacombe and in our neighborhood knows me as Macaroni's Mom,. he gets treats from the mail lady and is allowed and welcomed in Victoria's Beauty salon. He has a long and friendly relationship with "his" UPS man and hears his truck coming and meets him at the street for his treat and petting. He used to be a dark red brown with black eyebrows,.. but he is now a white haired old man. I don't know what I will do when he is gone.

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  8. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Great Pyrenees - Kinzi and Captain Sully. They are excellent guardians of our sheep and chickens.

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    Kinzi had a litter of 7 GP puppies on Thursday [​IMG]

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  9. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are all such great and beautiful dogs![​IMG]
     
  10. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:OK,. now us animal people know to never go to Petsmart on adoption day UNLESS you secretly want to adopt! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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