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Re: show me your dog!

Post by Harlen » Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:33 pm

Nope, Smokey is a purebred Belgian Shepherd, aka a "Malinois." Bearzy came out of a Sonora dog shelter, and its anyone's best guess as to his breed. To me he most resembles an Australian cattledog, or "Healer," but obviously mixed with a few other breeds. Three times we've been asked if he was a Korean "Jindo." If you look them up, you'll see a real resemblance. They are both great dogs, and great friends.

In another of your posts, I queried you regarding your border collie Lupe, and how she feels about being left out of some of your trips. My former dog knew exactly what my full backpack meant, and would curl up against it-- making the point that he was to be a part of the next trip. He almost always was, except the times I traveled abroad, and those departures were sad days.








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Post by Harlen » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:26 pm

Daisy asked:
Are they the same breed but different fur coloring?
I replied:
To me he [Bearzy] most resembles an Australian 'shepherd' [though I had meant to say 'cattledog,'] but obviously mixed with a few other breeds. Three times we've been asked if he was a Korean "Jindo."
I was just looking at "Jindos" online, and found the photos attached below:

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The big photo of the Jindo at the top is about as close a lookalike to Bearzy as you can get.
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Post by bobby49 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:16 pm

A happy dog is the one that stays by its master's side.

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Post by Wandering Daisy » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:56 pm

Did you see the movie "Red Dog"? Perhaps a resemblance. Anyway, good movie for dog lovers. But it does have some sad parts; a person I know who has tons of dogs will not watch it.

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Post by bobby49 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:27 pm

If you are a dog person, watch the movie Eight Below.

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Post by schmalz » Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:58 pm

We lost Callie a couple years ago...

Meet Ryder.
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Post by rlown » Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:02 pm

Nice looking dog! what kind of collar is that?

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Post by schmalz » Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:08 pm

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Nice looking dog! what kind of collar is that?
The red one is a short 2 foot leash that wraps around her collar and velcros onto itself. It's so I can have her off leash but have her on a short leash quickly if/when needed.
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Post by maverick » Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:13 pm

Congratulation, good looking dog!! :)
Hope you get to share as many fun adventures with Ryder as you did with Callie Schmalz. :nod:
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