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by sky
Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:32 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Orijen vs Taste of the Wild?
Replies: 29
Views: 1683

Re: Orijen vs Taste of the Wild?

My tam did well on orijen and acana.
by sky
Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Dog License Fee
Replies: 22
Views: 1236

Re: Dog License Fee

$25 for an intact dog/cat per year, $5 for an altered one.
by sky
Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Laios (Saxon Apollo)
Replies: 107
Views: 4359

Re: Laios (Saxon Apollo)

I can see Juneau in those eyes and facial expressions... Must be the Banjo influences!
by sky
Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Breeding combinations - health issues list
Replies: 93
Views: 6831

Re: Breeding combinations - health issues list

Juneau had the entire gammet of testing, MRI, spinal tap, all blood and urine tests under the sun. He was diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy. I'm sure more would test if the testing to rule out everything else was reasonable. We're talking thousands of dollars to say they don't know so it must be ep...
by sky
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Requirements for lookalikes in Online Shows?
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: Requirements for lookalikes in Online Shows?

Is it a wolf lookalike or tamaskan lookalike competition? I was thinking wolf as that is the goal of all these breeds.
by sky
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Health
Topic: DM test for the Tamaskan
Replies: 396
Views: 15903

Re: DM test for the Tamaskan

She and Kyte both were full of issues sadly.
by sky
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:12 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Breeding combinations - health issues list
Replies: 93
Views: 6831

Re: Breeding combinations - health issues list

I found in some of my digging that Jenny stated in an email that a Bindi x Jackal pup may or may not have had cataracts and that a JJ pup out of her original 2 Blustag dogs may or may not have had. That pups name was Pumba. They very well could have had them, but Jenny didn't count them as such unle...
by sky
Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Breeding combinations - health issues list
Replies: 93
Views: 6831

Re: Breeding combinations - health issues list

Tracy, there is history of epilepsy behind several of these dogs. I have done a lot of digging. It was even known but disregarded and dogs were used anyway stemming back to the Ute Society days. I'm pretty possitive these two were pretty severe cases like my boy. Not just a lone seizure here and the...
by sky
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:38 am
Forum: Health
Topic: DM test for the Tamaskan
Replies: 396
Views: 15903

Re: DM test for the Tamaskan

OFA shows Reggie's dog from Alba as clear.
by sky
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan vs. Utonagan
Replies: 18
Views: 2321

Re: Utonagan VS. Tamaskan

That is Loki. Born out of Silver Lights at Blustag. Blustag was a founder in the Tamaskan Breed after leaving the Utonagan Society. So as Jo stated several Utes were used a foundation dogs for the Tamaskan. This beautiful dog like my own Tamaskan suffers from epilepsy.
by sky
Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD Noque
Replies: 156
Views: 6199

Re: ANCD Noque

There are other nobles out there in possible breeding homes. I know of one male that I believe has had two litters with a sib if I'm not mistaken. So Ann isn't against them breeding or being crossed.
by sky
Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: Scams & Warnings
Topic: Can't we do anything to stop RPK?
Replies: 182
Views: 6685

Re: Can't we do anything to stop RPK?

There has been a lot of talk on the am. Tam group on fb. She isn't so innocent. They have shown us some nasty things she has done and posted. They have eyes in here I believe so I won't say the specifics.
by sky
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskans in Massachusetts
Replies: 10
Views: 517

Re: Tamaskans in Massachusetts

Or I know at least one takari pup went to MA.
by sky
Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: DNA testing for coat colorations
Replies: 20
Views: 1084

Re: DNA testing for coat colorations

Tams shout test the s locus for the piebald trait.
by sky
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: DNA testing for coat colorations
Replies: 20
Views: 1084

Re: DNA testing for coat colorations

She is right no aw test for the wild type coloration yet. However this site lists it, I think it's by a process of elimination that they determine they carry for it.
by sky
Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: DNA testing for coat colorations
Replies: 20
Views: 1084

DNA testing for coat colorations

Have any Tam owners run DNA testing for coat colorations? I am looking to run the whole spectrum on Rook. I think the cheapest I've found it is $130. This will tell me if he carries for a mask and the agouti coloration. Could also test for coat length but not sure if that one is as important.
by sky
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Addison's Disease
Replies: 17
Views: 1237

Re: Addison's Disease

J&J Moonshadow Dakota had renal dysplacia and died in 2010. In an email dated 5/2009 Jennie stated J&J Moonglow Nike had Addison's.
by sky
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pedigree Explanations for Health Issues for the Layman
Replies: 9
Views: 851

Re: Pedigree Explanations for Health Issues for the Layman

Juneau is on 5 medications right now. 4 for epilepsy and one for his retina's detaching. He still suffers seizures at least once a month. He is a happy, lovable boy. When I purchased him in 2008 there wasn't much known about the background of the dogs and was told the breed suffered from no known ma...
by sky
Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pedigree Explanations for Health Issues for the Layman
Replies: 9
Views: 851

Re: Pedigree Explanations for Health Issues for the Layman

They are aware now to the issues I learned of back in 2008/2009. My boy has epilepsy and it is found in past generations on both sides. On a possitive note, not many more have popped up and you would expect that by 2-4 years of age. However, you need to look closely at these 2-4 year old dogs that a...
by sky
Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD puppy Yarrow
Replies: 469
Views: 18636

Re: ANCD puppy Yarrow

The mountain shot with him in the distance is my new iPad wallpaper! Looks great! Thanks and hope you don't mind!
by sky
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: Health
Topic: PIEBALD ("ink spot" color pattern)
Replies: 34
Views: 3009

Re: PIEBALD ("ink spot" color pattern)

http://www.buckhorntamaskan.com/apps/ph ... d=73039088

Lyn B. of Sulin let me post this pic of Inca on my site.
by sky
Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Addison's Disease
Replies: 17
Views: 1237

Re: Addison's Disease

http://www.buckhorntamaskan.com/apps/ph ... d=71773487

Here is Bluemoon last that Debbie posted. He was a pretty boy.
by sky
Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Couch Destruction
Replies: 61
Views: 1986

Re: Couch Destruction

Both my boys were allowed on the couch growing up. Then we got new leather furniture... We told them no once and to this day don't even try to get on it. Now the cats on the other hand.... Just can't tell them no. Stubborn animals! The dogs do join us in the bed at night just until the tv goes off.....
by sky
Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Summer Weather: how do your Tams keep cool?
Replies: 9
Views: 1051

Re: Summer Weather: how do your Tams keep cool?

They shed all their undercoat! Haha They have access to the cool concrete of the garage any time they like. I have a self filling water bowl in there for them. They get frozen meaty beef ribs and I've given cubes on occasion. They have had kiddy pools, but the last one Rookie confused it with a chew...
by sky
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: health tests for breeding
Replies: 78
Views: 3165

Re: health tests for breeding

Juneau has suffered from some sort of eye disease which cause his retinas to detach. He will be on prednisone for life. We have a return visit with the optimologist tues and I will try and get more info if the disease has a specific name. They didn't know what caused it the first time but since it h...
by sky
Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Warm Welcome to Blufawn Sunshine on my Shoulders
Replies: 39
Views: 1260

Re: Warm Welcome to Blufawn Sunshine on my Shoulders

More dogs in the US... That's great.
by sky
Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: New outcrosses?
Replies: 968
Views: 28508

Re: New outcrosses?

My rook has severe SA when I take his brother away to the vet without him! Howls and howls and howls. Poor kid loves his big brother!
by sky
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan litters listing
Replies: 30
Views: 1179

Re: Tamaskan litters listing

The RPK litter Juneau was out of had all Alaska town names.
by sky
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:44 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: New outcrosses?
Replies: 968
Views: 28508

Re: New outcrosses?

They are posted through her site on photobucket.


http://s345.photobucket.com/profile/takaritamaskans

Jungle book litter.
by sky
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: New outcrosses?
Replies: 968
Views: 28508

Re: New outcrosses?

Takari crossed her boy with a pure German shepherd bitch and all pups looked like the GSD. None looked remotely Tam like to me.
by sky
Fri May 04, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tarheel Pack Intentionally Poisoned.
Replies: 249
Views: 8066

Re: Tarheel Pack Intentionally Poisoned.

Will anyone be opening a donation link to help with vet costs? I know money can never replace the love one has for a dog, so praying for all to pull through, but I would like to also help out anyway I can.
by sky
Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD puppy Yarrow
Replies: 469
Views: 18636

Re: ANCD puppy Yarrow

Congrats on your addition.
by sky
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: the differences in dogs?
Replies: 43
Views: 1380

Re: the differences in dogs?

Haha... I see pics of my boys. Yes both Rook and Juneau have front dew claws. Never had any rear. And I agree with Debby.... fronts should not be removed unless there had been an injury. Juneau was neutered after confirming idiopathic epilepsy at 10 mo. old. He has an honorary Aatu registration caus...
by sky
Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan Ancestry
Replies: 42
Views: 1109

Re: Tamaskan Ancestry

As a side note, I have a tamaskan and a karelian bear dog (KBD) puppy and it is really interesting to observe the differences in temperament. My KBD is outgoing, goofy, playful with humans and especially children, and has a real sense of humor. He does not, however, enjoy the company of other dogs ...
by sky
Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...
Replies: 87
Views: 3325

Re: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...

I don't see a problem in allowing a back to back if the bitch is in good health and is seen by a vet prior. I was just curious to see if the policy had changed. Sorry to hear she didn't take as the way it was posted it said it was confirmed. One of those false pregnancies I guess. The TBA does not c...
by sky
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...
Replies: 87
Views: 3325

Re: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...

Katlin may I ask what breeding problems you refer too because our dogs came from the same blustag lineages that TDR breeders continue to use. No one in the TDR has ever appologized for the epilepsy in my boy even though banjo was breed knowing his brother was epileptic. Odin is being bred even thoug...
by sky
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...
Replies: 87
Views: 3325

Re: Aatu & TDR. Building bridges...

All of Kim's litters that were registered with the TBA were out if TDR registered Tamaskans. To date the TBA has not used a single outcross. The piebald gene traces back to the Utes that were used as foundation dogs in the creation of the Tamaskan. Several of the TDR founding breeders can confirm th...
by sky
Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:28 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Welfare Funds Urgently Needed for Nanaki
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Re: Welfare Funds Urgently Needed for Nanaki

Unfortunately even with the MRI and spinal tap the outcome could be epilepsy which means a lifetime of medications. Juneau is on three meds now and they keep increasing his dosages as he still has grand mal and clusters monthly. Just had 4 this weekend. We are at $250/mo. For meds. We take pheno, ke...
by sky
Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:52 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Alaskan Noble Companion Dog (ANCD)
Replies: 284
Views: 12723

Re: Alaskan Noble Companion Dog (ANCD)

I have put down a deposit for a Cinnabar and Xena pup (see pic), planned for April 2011, and I'm VERY excited! The pups will be black, carrying the recessive agouti gene (same as Tamaskans) as well the recessive liver gene (undesireable in both Aatu and TDR tams). Congrats Martin! Xena is a beautif...
by sky
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Nanaki (USA) - adopted
Replies: 184
Views: 6866

Re: Nanaki (USA) - available

The appropriate testing to rule out everything will be well over $2000. You should set up for donations to help out.
by sky
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Nanaki (USA) - adopted
Replies: 184
Views: 6866

Re: Nanaki (USA) - available

I don't belive so. There were only two or three letters that matched up in certain spots. If they were even half siblings I would suspect more would show up, but I'm no expert.
by sky
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD Tali
Replies: 68
Views: 1875

Re: ANCD Tali

You are correct Lyss... all Ann's pups are born / live inside and are handled by her from day one. I love Tali's eyes! She is getting big. Rook messured in at 35 lbs today and 20" or so tall. What does your girl weigh now? He did great with the vet! A little cautious of her at the beginning, but was...
by sky
Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Nanaki (USA) - adopted
Replies: 184
Views: 6866

Re: Nanaki (USA) - available

How is Nanaki doing on his Pheno? Did your brother ever have any of the testing done? Whenever he gets adopted be sure to extend my name and contact for questions and suggestions for dealing with a dog with epilepsy. Fingers crossed he gets a new home soon!
by sky
Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD Tali
Replies: 68
Views: 1875

Re: ANCD Tali

I do believe their shyness is a learned trait due to lack of early socialization as he is improving with the heavy socialization he gets now. Juneau was the same way as a pup with certain people types and almost all dogs, yet now any stranger and any child can come up and hang all over him. Juneau g...
by sky
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:33 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD Tali
Replies: 68
Views: 1875

Re: ANCD Tali

No she isnt' remote. Just doesn't have a lot of visitors and it's just her and the dogs.
by sky
Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD Tali
Replies: 68
Views: 1875

Re: ANCD Tali

Ann lives alone. So puppies only ever see her until they go to their new homes. They interact with other dogs with her but not people. Rook is also a bit shy, but the other pups didn't seem to be so much. Not sure about Lyss's pups litter. Rook is slowly improving with the busy life we lead. However...
by sky
Fri Apr 08, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Scams & Warnings
Topic: Kenosha?
Replies: 20
Views: 948

Re: Kenosha?

in an email dated June 2, 2008 when asked where tumble came from Kevin commented: "we had to import Tumble from Finland" in an email dated September 2010 when he disagreed about a facebook post i made about my epileptic dog related to his dog he commented: "no one cares that your dogs has issues"......
by sky
Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Epileptic Seizure
Replies: 49
Views: 2548

Re: Epileptic Seizure

Grand mal seizures are very distinguishable. Juneau unfortunately still has them on a monthly basis. Did he show signs of typical paddling, drooling, jawing, etc. during the episode? Was he very disoriented afterwards for anywhere from 30 minutes-hours later? Or sometimes Juneau enters this other st...
by sky
Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Alaskan Noble Companion Dog (ANCD)
Replies: 284
Views: 12723

Re: Alaskan Noble Companion Dog

Just to clarify because you may not know, the Noble has been a breed in progress since 1991. That's 20 years. I and the founder would hardly say that it's something that has just popped up! IMO, I even think that surpasses the Tam, but I could be wrong. Although you could argue that the original dog...