I saw chet go to mark a post in a rental unit told him no, and outside gruffly and shut the door. He has never tried to mark in our house. Even when I finally left the door open for him he wouldn't come back inside. I gave him a release command […]
Ate his first rawhide chew. Almost done with it came to me holding it in his mouth. Kept watching my wife who was beside me. Didn't growl at me petting him. Acting more like he wanted me to protect him. Every time she would move he would get worried and […]
With me he seems to have started trusting, as long as I remain relaxed and calm. Started with touching his head with one hand speaking easily, giving a treat. Progressed to 2 hands. Then with something in one hand giving a treat everytime I pulled my hand back. When I […]
Shree is a wolf hybrid, mixed with Eastern Timberwolf. She was rescued in NM by Wanagi Wolf Rescue, and entrusted to me for rehabilitation and to become the canine love of my life. Wolf hybrids are not easy at all, and I highly recommend against breeding or buying them.
Shinobi is our male intact Taiwan Dog (AKA Formosan Mountain Dog). We obtained him from a breeder September 22, 2018 after I visited this breeder and one other in Taiwan. Our purpose for getting him was to train him for protection work but I also like the character and physique […]
Tiwi is our spayed female New Guinea Singing Dog. We got her because I have always been enamored with primitive breeds and she was one of three females available from her breeder. How she feels about others depends on the environment; in unfamiliar places, she is shy and suspicious of strangers […]
Sonic was adopted from our local animal shelter at 8 weeks and neutered there. We didn't know what breed he was (the shelter listed him as a "Labrador Retriever - mix" though we thought he was a brindle pitbull pup) and were just planning on getting him as a pet. […]