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  1. Oh my gosh!! What darling, adorable, fat...

    Oh my gosh!!

    What darling, adorable, fat heathy puppies are those! And how lovely and proud is Lyric!

    I can only imagine how bedraggled the owners might look!

    I can't imagine what you...
  2. Yes, we should definitely set up an exchange!! ...

    Yes, we should definitely set up an exchange!!

    The breeder I got my first IW from, more than forty years ago, also had Irish Terriers! They were awesome! Many IW folks also keep terriers, to...
  3. Glad it is something treatable! But sorry you...

    Glad it is something treatable! But sorry you will have to shell out for doxy, it has gotten so pricey!

    Glad your bearded and bewhiskered friend will soon be feeling better! I so love the Irish...
  4. Hooray for Team Lyric!!! Beautiful puppies!!...

    Hooray for Team Lyric!!!

    Beautiful puppies!! So how many and what sex do you want to keep?

    I'll be thinking of you as I go to bed tonight, planning to sleep the whole entire night! But I think...
  5. Hopefully it is just that so much has happened,...

    Hopefully it is just that so much has happened, they are busy, we will hear good news in due course.
  6. Oh dear. Now worrying. Fingers crossed.

    Oh dear. Now worrying. Fingers crossed.
  7. Please keep us posted! I just love Irish...

    Please keep us posted! I just love Irish Terriers. Jingles for your guy.

    You might take his temp, just for more info.
  8. Continued fingers crossed! Yay wine! Treats for...

    Continued fingers crossed! Yay wine! Treats for tolerating thermometer!

    Know you will monitor temps of mom and puppies.

    My first litter of Irish Wolfhounds, I had the temps of room and pups...
  9. Not to hijack, but thought this might work for OP...

    Not to hijack, but thought this might work for OP or others. I finally got my xpens arranged in my new Honda Odyssey, and yesterday transported three large Irish Wolfhounds (total canine weight =...
  10. Mao, how exciting!! Your girl is georgous, and...

    Mao, how exciting!! Your girl is georgous, and so is Dad! I love your whelping box! Are those corners strong enough to sit on? Sweet!!!

    Fingers crossed!! Can't wait for pictures!
  11. Orange leash? I'd think Clemson fan, Dutch...

    Orange leash? I'd think Clemson fan, Dutch person, or just likes orange.

    Personally, I think, as others have said so well, discretion is the better part of valor, leave your dog home if you have...
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    Actually, all terriers have been selectively bred...

    Actually, all terriers have been selectively bred to be predatory, i,e., go to ground ("terra") in pursuit of prey, various varmints such as foxes, rats, etc,. Terriers acting upon these behaviors...
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    Good to hear. I do suggest that if you go with...

    Good to hear. I do suggest that if you go with geothermal, it is very important to get someone who is very experienced with these systems.
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    Sorry, I don't know the size, only that it didn't...

    Sorry, I don't know the size, only that it didn't change. They offered the option of two units, one for upstairs, but we decided we didn't need it, our house is not that big.

    It does a good job,...
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    A tank of propane was $900-$1000 and lasted a...

    A tank of propane was $900-$1000 and lasted a couple of months. Our electric bill was $400-$500 during the summer.

    Now, we only use propane to heat the kennel. Our electric bill is most often...
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    We've got it, and really like it. Replaced a...

    We've got it, and really like it. Replaced a propane heater & electric A/C (we live in NC) a couple of years ago. I don't recall exactly how much it cost, maybe $28K? But our electric bills were...
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    Threedogpack, I just wanted to add my voice to...

    Threedogpack, I just wanted to add my voice to those who have appreciated your input over time, and are sorry to see you leave and hope you may someday return.

    I agree there are some unkind souls...
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    Today a saw the tiniest fawn, crossing our front...

    Today a saw the tiniest fawn, crossing our front lawn, it was no bigger than a cat! Teeny tiny thing, from the window I could see its mouth open and close, clearly calling for mom. It went all the...
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    I am so sorry, OP, I know how upsetting that is!...

    I am so sorry, OP, I know how upsetting that is!

    The problem is, around here in NC, the "fawning season" seems to last from now, into early autum. I have seen very young fawns in October. I...
  20. I would be right there with you with the groin...

    I would be right there with you with the groin punch, Marshfield! How frightening! The next car option sounds great to keep the Corgis (and GSP) safe in the new Audi.
  21. R I love the concept! If I had more...

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    I love the concept! If I had more conventionally sized dogs, I would definitely be interested. Unfortunately, they do not make them large enough for Irish Wolfhounds.

    I have friends that...
  22. Since I now have a minivan, where the dogs ride...

    Since I now have a minivan, where the dogs ride is designed for where children ride. It has side/rear airbags. In the Yukon XL, hounds rode loose in the back, usually right behind my (driver's)...
  23. The problem is, OP says a crate big enough for a...

    The problem is, OP says a crate big enough for a Briard will not fit into her vehicle, probably too tall. That is the problem I have too, the giant sized crate is too tall to fit into the minivan (I...
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    I know, I would have liked more "how" in her...

    I know, I would have liked more "how" in her book....hoping Book Two will include more.
  25. And, if a 4 x 4 space is big enough for your dog,...

    And, if a 4 x 4 space is big enough for your dog, you can also buy tops and bottoms for added security.
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