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Old April 19th, 2011, 08:13 AM
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overdue intro

Hi folks
I've been a bit of a lurk-poster for quite a while now and I figured it was past time I introduced myself :P
My partner and I run a positive dog training business as well as a small breed daycare in Southern Ontario. We share our home with many furry beast (some not so furry but the most relevant are as follows:


A 3 year old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix from a pound in rural Iowa. He has exponentially increased my empathy and fondness for little dogs (I must confess I was a little prejudiced before we adopted him).


Moro was living feral before being picked up in backwoods Ohio. She came to us with a few badly healed broken ribs and a serious distrust of men or any gesture made over her body. She has come a very long way in the two years we have had her
Our best guess of her lineage is Shiba Inu/Malinois or working-line shepherd. She has many of the characteristics of an asian spitz but is the highest drive dog I have ever met.

and finally

Moss (the border folly)

He's grown a bit since then We adopted him by accident a little before christmas this year. Someone left him at a garden center absolutely full of worms :S All we went in for was a strip of fence * sigh *
He goes by several aliases: Moss the Sauce (it is an ironic nickname, he is in no way saucy) and, for the unfortunate ingestion of an unknown irritating substance, "Puke-ahontas."

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Old April 19th, 2011, 08:21 AM
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Oh, they're all gorgeous, militntanimist!

Hey, and welcome after all these months! Nice to have you on board!
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Old April 19th, 2011, 08:40 AM
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wow, gorgeous fur babies...ok I wanna know about the ones without fur!! welcome to the board
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Old April 19th, 2011, 06:22 PM
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overdue intro

Beautiful dogs.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 08:12 PM
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Beautiful fur family and welcome to the board millitntanimist!

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Rest in Peace Bailey: 12/10/95-1/9/09 (Golden Retriever)
Rest in Peace Kitty: 7/1/2000 - 10/7/2013
Rest in Peace Gryphon (sounds like Griffin): 10/15/2004 - 11/18/2017 (English Springer Spaniel)
Bella: 3/09/2005 LHD Cat adopted by/from Child
Mollie: 6/2/2009 (English Setter)
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Old April 20th, 2011, 09:51 AM
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Wow, what gorgeous dogs you have.

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Old April 20th, 2011, 12:29 PM
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Welcome, what a lovely furfamily you have.

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Bree 12 year old GSD
Keesha 8 year old GSD
Cyrus 7 year old GSD

RIP: All my angels.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 10:43 PM
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Very cute bunch
The more I get to know people, the more I love my dog...

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