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  1. They often wear GPS or radio collars so the...

    They often wear GPS or radio collars so the hunters know where they are, and usually give tongue (bay) when they are in pursuit.
  2. The scent hounds used for hunting deer down here...

    The scent hounds used for hunting deer down here do not bring down and kill the deer, they locate it, and chase it and the hunters shoot it. They call them "Deer Dogs" or "Deerhounds". Sometimes...
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    I'm a Duke grad (of the grad school), my husband...

    I'm a Duke grad (of the grad school), my husband is an emeritus prof, yes its a private university....I don't get what the problem is???
  4. Thanks Bicoastal for posting this blog. I read...

    Thanks Bicoastal for posting this blog. I read it occasionally, and this one was very thought-provoking.

    The problem with encouraging more breeding in my breed (Irish Wolfhounds) is that suitable...
  5. G S1969, you have some intact bitches, don't...

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    S1969, you have some intact bitches, don't you, that you could maybe use when they come in.

    My repro vet has a billing item called "Working Girl". If you bring in a bitch in heat and allow...
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    So odd you have not told everyone the breed, he...

    So odd you have not told everyone the breed, he is a Beezer, right, an Ibizan Hound?

    Vertical jumping is completely normal, desirable even! No harness necessary! Just reward the landing!

    I...
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    So odd you have not told everyone the breed, he...

    So odd you have not told everyone the breed, he is a Beezer, right, an Ibezan Hound?

    Vertical jumping is completely normal, desirable even! No harness necessary! Just reward the landing!

    I...
  8. [ I agree completely - that is next week, and...

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    I agree completely - that is next week, and I'll be a nervous wreck until then. :) No one knows I set the appointment up, just in case. Just you guys! ;)

    Mums the word!!
  9. Absolutely this!! It sounds like you have a...

    Absolutely this!!

    It sounds like you have a good idea of what to do, and what not to do, despite pressure. I think the stud dog owner is equally responsible for every life you create, and you...
  10. Fish? Some birds (not parrots!) Guinea pigs,...

    Fish? Some birds (not parrots!) Guinea pigs, ferrets?

    I see you already have two cats.

    Maybe pursue some therapy for the anxiety. Sorry, I feel like dogs might indeed help with the anxiety,...
  11. Gone 11 hours a day? Sorry, I do not think you...

    Gone 11 hours a day? Sorry, I do not think you should not get a dog. What do you expect a dog to do 11 hours a day? Then you sleep 8 hours a day... That leaves 6 hours a day, but you also have...
  12. I wouldn't wait until the bitch comes in to do...

    I wouldn't wait until the bitch comes in to do the brucellosis test, because if it turns out either she or the male has a false positive, you want there to be time for the follow-up test which it...
  13. We are in a rural area, secure, front automatic...

    We are in a rural area, secure, front automatic gate, perimeter fence, inner fencing. Dog door to secure outdoor area, dogs never confined inside house, always have access to outdoors.

    Dogs...
  14. My barn, kennel, and house are all separate,...

    My barn, kennel, and house are all separate, though close, and our climate in NC is relatively mild so it is not too bad.

    But, I have a friend, who also has Irish Wolfounds and horses, who has...
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    Oh, I forgot the 8' fence off the house (4' - 4...

    Oh, I forgot the 8' fence off the house (4' - 4 board fencing Backed with 2" x 4" wire topped with 4' of plastics lattice), accessible via dog door, and another area off a bedroom with dog door...
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    OP, not clear on how much land you are looking to...

    OP, not clear on how much land you are looking to fence for the dogs, but you might consider a "graduated" approach.

    We have "Canine Alcatraz", six foot fencing for runs, then 5' area of about...
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    I just slogged my way through the new 800-page...

    I just slogged my way through the new 800-page biography of Pavlov. Has anyone else read it? Excruciatingly detailed. I had known in general what he did to dogs, and thought I would be able to...
  18. Oh, yes, for sure! I thought we were doing...

    Oh, yes, for sure! I thought we were doing non-prescription options.

    I have had better results with meloxicam (generic Metacam) than rimadyl, and certainly the price is right! About $6 a month...
  19. I use Dausaqin with MSN, have used adequan...

    I use Dausaqin with MSN, have used adequan injections, also big doses of fish oil. That has worked for us.

    Have heard some have used IV Legend as used for horses for dogs, with good results. I...
  20. Thread: Male Dogs

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    I certainly agree that different breeds differ in...

    I certainly agree that different breeds differ in how males compare with bitches in terms of temperament, behavior, character, and intelligence.

    With Irish Wolfhounds, generally males are easier,...
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    Are you the " parents" of your horses?

    Are you the " parents" of your horses?
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    I totally get you are very attached to your dogs,...

    I totally get you are very attached to your dogs, but please realize it is kind of a loaded term, with potential legal implications, when you refer to yourselves as "parents" of your dog, as opposed...
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    Yes sorry, but the "parents" thing totally turns...

    Yes sorry, but the "parents" thing totally turns me off! OP, how about "owners"?'
  24. Darn, I see the link part didn't register, but...

    Darn, I see the link part didn't register, but you can get there from:

    http://www.pwcca.org/rescue_network.html
  25. If Horsegal's does not work out, you might try: ...

    If Horsegal's does not work out, you might try:


    Palmetto Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club, Inc.
    North Carolina, South Carolina
    Rescue Contact :
    Carolina Corgi Rescue
    Walton Salley
    Edisto Island,...
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