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by chelle784
Sat Apr 12, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wolf grey and silver grey
Replies: 130
Views: 8646

Re: wolf grey and silver grey

ahhh so cuuttteee
by chelle784
Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wolf grey and silver grey
Replies: 130
Views: 8646

Re: wolf grey and silver grey

Sorry - I guess 'easily bred out' was the wrong terminology. What I meant was you can test for it can't you? So then if you want to prevent it in a future litter you can? Unlike other faults that you can't test for. Unless my understanding is incorrect!
by chelle784
Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wolf grey and silver grey
Replies: 130
Views: 8646

Re: wolf grey and silver grey

So Ziva's cream pups are not registered with the TDR but are registered with the Dutch club. Does this mean hypothetically, if they passed all the health tests etc, would/could the Dutch club let them become breeding dogs? Could anyone involved with the Dutch club confirm? Yes that's correct. At th...
by chelle784
Sat Apr 12, 2014 1:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: wolf grey and silver grey
Replies: 130
Views: 8646

Re: wolf grey and silver grey

So Ziva's cream pups are not registered with the TDR but are registered with the Dutch club. Does this mean hypothetically, if they passed all the health tests etc, would/could the Dutch club let them become breeding dogs? Could anyone involved with the Dutch club confirm? It seems that more people ...
by chelle784
Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:26 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Thanks! Oh and the doberman drew blood from her and the mark stayed there for a few weeks - the vet even questioned it a couple of weeks after, but I heard from neighbours that the owners don't really know how to handle the doberman and he's not well trained. Normal nips and corrections from other d...
by chelle784
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

thanks for suggesting the 'curve out' It is actually the opposite with Pepper - if it is a yappy angry small dog she backs off. She got scared when an angry yorkie chased her round the park! She went to socialization classes and group walks with neighbours dogs from 8 weeks so she thinks all dogs = ...
by chelle784
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Thanks for the tip! So I see a pattern - it works with other dogs who are close but not too close and even works with squirrels on the ground. However it does not work (yet) with any Jack russells. Weird haha maybe because the jack russells are giving off high energy vibes.
by chelle784
Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Just an update now that the weather is warmer. The positive interrupter sound combined with the hotdog pieces seem to be working at a close but not too close distance. If there is a dog nearby it works however I just passed a jack russell on a narrow sidewalk and had to grab her collar because she w...
by chelle784
Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:58 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Funny, strange and quirky things your dogs do.
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Funny, strange and quirky things your dogs do.

Pepper likes to sniff every footprint (human or animal) which makes it really annoying when it has snowed.

Also if she is in another room and hears you spraying fabreeze she will rush over and then roll around on the floor where the spray has fallen and doing a funny growly noise at the same time.
by chelle784
Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 93
Views: 6507

Re: Shedding

She may not be a tamaskan but she is definitely beautiful
by chelle784
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 93
Views: 6507

Re: Shedding

Yes! Pepper would run away when she saw the brush when she was little! We use a furminator now and she falls asleep every time. I do have to put the fur balls away from her when brushing because she will also try eat them.
by chelle784
Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

That is also a good idea - although she is clicker trained/ still training tricks with the clicker
by chelle784
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Thank you everyone! This is all really helpful. I haven't tried hotdogs but will def try this! We have noticed a difference in her behaviour since the winter (as in she is eager to get to dogs more than she used to). I am not sure if this is because other dogs seem to be a rare treat for her these d...
by chelle784
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Thanks Tatzel! We actually use that interrupter but didn't think about the different ways you can practise it like the video shows (like the toy distraction) so will def work on this!
by chelle784
Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Re: Training tips on passing other dogs

Thank you Taz for your reply! I tried the walking with dog friends twice. The first time is was good because she had already had a play session in the park with that particular dog. The next time with a different dog I had stop after about 1 minute and carry on the walk in the opposite direction as ...
by chelle784
Sun Feb 16, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training tips on passing other dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 1557

Training tips on passing other dogs

We have been working on Pepper's heel work which has improved a lot and it has now got to the point where we sometimes just use a flat collar and leash (as opposed to her non-pull harnesses) and she will remain by your side for the whole leashed walk. However, our problems arise when we pass other d...
by chelle784
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Picky little buggars
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: Picky little buggars

I have the same problem with Pepper. When she was young, up until about 5 months she would gobble up all food put in front of her. Now when we put food down she may eat it, she may eat some or she may leave it completely. Very rarely will she eat all of both meals a day. We used to try adding wet fo...
by chelle784
Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to keep Tam off sofa when out
Replies: 6
Views: 763

Re: How to keep Tam off sofa when out

oh great thanks everyone!
by chelle784
Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

thanks! :) yes def a difference in her mask - I am assuming this is her grandmother's Siberian Husky genes in her as I have seen a lot of huskies who have dark masks as a pup then they fade a lot! So far, Tamrakar's first litter pups from Leia look VERY Siberian husky-like more than most of the oth...
by chelle784
Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

her masking looks better now, she's cute :) thanks! :) yes def a difference in her mask - I am assuming this is her grandmother's Siberian Husky genes in her as I have seen a lot of huskies who have dark masks as a pup then they fade a lot! It comes from both sides, her great grandmother Tumanra ha...
by chelle784
Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Mila (Blustag Yowler)
Replies: 385
Views: 16160

Re: Mila (Blustag Yowler)

such a beautiful dog and gorgeous pics!
by chelle784
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

thanks! :) yes def a difference in her mask - I am assuming this is her grandmother's Siberian Husky genes in her as I have seen a lot of huskies who have dark masks as a pup then they fade a lot!
by chelle784
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

She doesn't like to sit still so I don't have very many but I managed to take one yesterday by telling her to sit for her ball and putting the ball behind my head!

I have also attached one from when she was I think 7 weeks for comparison.
by chelle784
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions

I had to search for it to make sure I hadn't misread anything! http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/copenhagen-zoo-kills-surplus-young-giraffe-marius-despite-online-petition-9117317.html Ignoring thousands of pleas for clemency, at least two wildlife parks that wanted to re-home him and an...
by chelle784
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions

Those are good points! I also read that a 'rich benefactor' had offered 450k to rehome him but I don't think it was the same link I put above. It just seems weird that a lot of zoos including one in the UK offered to take him and said they had capacity to do so and I too would question why the breed...
by chelle784
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

Thanks Gaby!
by chelle784
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions

I personally don't see what is more tragic about this giraffes death then the deaths of the thousands of animals that are killed for us (and the lions) to eat. Here you can read what the zoo has to say about it: http://zoo.dk/BesogZoo/Nyhedsarkiv/2014/Februar/Why%20Copenhagen%20Zoo%20euthanized%20a...
by chelle784
Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions

I know :( especially as other zoos offered to take him!
by chelle784
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

Thanks everyone :)
by chelle784
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Introducing baby Dylan...
Replies: 17
Views: 1258

Re: Introducing baby Dylan...

Congratulations!
by chelle784
Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

Some updated pics :)
by chelle784
Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: Training
Topic: How to keep Tam off sofa when out
Replies: 6
Views: 763

Re: How to keep Tam off sofa when out

So I tried putting throws over and came back to this! I don't think she likes them lol I couldn't help but laugh when I came back today.
by chelle784
Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Crate covers?
Replies: 18
Views: 1513

Re: Crate covers?

Ours seemed to like a big towel thrown over the top during the night but then as she got older she would pull the sheet or towel through the crate and then lie on it so we stopped using it.
by chelle784
Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to keep Tam off sofa when out
Replies: 6
Views: 763

How to keep Tam off sofa when out

So our Tam is not allowed on the sofa (she sheds white fur and our sofa is black). I think she thinks 'I'm not allowed on the sofa when Mum and Dad are in the house.' I say this because she doesn't jump on the sofa when we are around and doesn't even try. However, when I come back home, the cushions...
by chelle784
Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 36
Replies: 76
Views: 6211

Re: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 10

oh gosh - scary story in the middle there!! he's such a nice looking dog!
by chelle784
Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Astrid (Maccon X Avon) from "Vargskuggans Tamaskans" Sweden
Replies: 20
Views: 1655

Re: Artemis

gorgeous!! I love her colour!
by chelle784
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:47 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Dog License Fee
Replies: 22
Views: 1517

Re: Dog License Fee

We paid $60 (current location Toronto) but it was when we first got her at 8 weeks so she had not been spayed (as there is a small discount for neutered/spayed animals). When we were in the UK family dogs didn't have them. The dog licenses in the UK were abolished in 1987 apparently.
by chelle784
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:39 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Sierra Kaweah (Wylie)
Replies: 215
Views: 10217

Re: Sierra Kaweah (Wylie)

Great photos especially the running one! I love Wylie's face!
by chelle784
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

thanks everyone! I didn't even notice how much she had changed colour wise until I looked back at old pics as I was putting these up. She loves the snow although she likes to sniff every paw print and shoe print she comes across! And yes her red patches on her hocks and also on her elbows are weird ...
by chelle784
Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan + full time job
Replies: 12
Views: 1341

Re: Tamaskan + full time job

She said 'sometimes.' Also not all of the dogs in her house are crated so again it shows how each dog is different. We didn't crate our dog after about 4 months. Then one day she pulled a large nail from the skirting board when we were out. The vet told us to go back to crating her for her own safet...
by chelle784
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan + full time job
Replies: 12
Views: 1341

Re: Tamaskan + full time job

We have also recorded our dog and the only time she wakes up is when I come back during the day to take her out. If she gets her exercise, she just sleeps forever. I am working from home today and she's been asleep in the other room since 8 (it is now gone 12). She hasn't come to me at all. When she...
by chelle784
Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 3871

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

Top photo taken today and the snow pics taken at the beach about a month ago
by chelle784
Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Mini Tamaskan Get-together
Replies: 8
Views: 823

Re: Mini Tamaskan Get-together

great photos! they look like they had lots of fun! P.s. jealous of your weather :(
by chelle784
Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan + full time job
Replies: 12
Views: 1341

Re: Tamaskan + full time job

but nobody here says they crate their dog for 8 hours every day :s The OP also mentioned that they wouldn't be getting a dog now until their situation changes and his wife moves closer to home which I assume suggested she would pop in during the day. It does as everyone has said here, depend on the ...
by chelle784
Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Daily "Cute"
Replies: 85
Views: 3765

Re: Daily "Cute"

by chelle784
Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan + full time job
Replies: 12
Views: 1341

Re: Tamaskan + full time job

My husband and I also have full time jobs but we are similar to Jo in that we sometimes don't leave the house at the same time. We only have one Tamaskan but in the future we are planning on getting another dog. For the first time last week she was left alone for 8 hours and she seemed ok but this w...
by chelle784
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Local owners
Replies: 15
Views: 1356

Re: Local owners

I recently spoke to some people who bought 2 puppies. Even thought the mum was home 100% of the time, she found that potty training was so difficult. She said that as soon as one seemed trained, another would have an accident then mess up the training for the other. The place where we took Pepper to...
by chelle784
Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Christmas and New Year wishes
Replies: 21
Views: 1344

Re: Christmas and New Year wishes

Happy holidays !
by chelle784
Tue Dec 17, 2013 2:47 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Tamaskans in the snow
Replies: 16
Views: 1230

Re: Tamaskans in the snow

Thanks!

Katlin - looks like you have really nice sunny days in calgary! It was quite grey and overcast here this weekend :( As always I love Wylie's smile he always looks so happy!