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1 posted on 08/03/2011 6:56:56 AM PDT by Immerito
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To: Joe 6-pack

doggie ping!


2 posted on 08/03/2011 6:57:51 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Immerito

If anyone on this thread thinks that dogs aren’t man’s best friend.... Try the following test.....

Lock your dog and your wife in the trunk of your car for one hour....

After the one hour is up, open the trunk and see who’s happy to see you....


3 posted on 08/03/2011 7:02:29 AM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Immerito

Read “ City” by Clifford Simak. One of my top 5 Science Fiction books. Dogs rule !!


5 posted on 08/03/2011 7:24:04 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; Shannon; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; ...
WOOOF!

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

10 posted on 08/03/2011 8:31:27 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Immerito; Joe 6-pack
My neighbors live in the "fur farm mansion" that once belonged to a family that operated a fur farm here for many years. They specialized in raising Silver Fox and any local male living here before WWII probably worked for them at one time. Those Silver Fox (which are mostly black with light streaks) were wild, wild wild.

There are stories the old timers tell about when one would escape and the sirens would blow calling all of the young boys to get out of school to come help capture the fox. I can't imagine breeding foxes until they become tame and then turning your "pet" into a coat. The descendents of the fur farm family operate a pet food factory now -- a business that grew out of the fur farm. My dog eats their food -- Fromm -- which is shipped all over the world and sold in high quality pet stores. They also make mink food and I don't know what else.

12 posted on 08/03/2011 9:00:32 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Immerito

If there are no dogs in Heaven, I am not sure I want to go.
I miss our girl a bunch. Thanks for ping.

Please keep eyes open for Black and Tan Doberman that needs a good home :)


13 posted on 08/03/2011 9:00:58 AM PDT by halfright (My presidents picture is in the dictionary, next to the word, "rectum".)
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To: Immerito

Michael: Anyone who does not like dogs is not fully human.

Abdullah: But we Mooosluuums do not like dog. We tink dogs are vile and fillllty.

Michael: Well, Abdullah, you seem to make my point for me.


16 posted on 08/03/2011 9:03:26 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: Immerito

My dogs, I have 4, certainly talk to me. They have a greeting, “yea, you’re home” and a “hey mom a car pulled into the drive way” and a “stranger at the door”. But the most distinctive is “there is a rabbit in the yard!”. I hope I never have to go without my pup children.


17 posted on 08/03/2011 9:06:09 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Immerito

They’re basically like 3 year olds - not a lot of complex thought processes, but thought processes just the same. Any dog owner could tell you this.


19 posted on 08/03/2011 9:19:20 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Immerito

I just watched this on Netflix yesterday, excellent documentary!


20 posted on 08/03/2011 9:23:01 AM PDT by StayoutdaBushesWay (Every man dies, but not every man really lives.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

A lengthy transcript of a PBS show (”Decoding The Dog”) that’s just full of fascinating and fun facts for those of us who are owned by dogs. Worth the read when you have a little bit of time.


22 posted on 08/03/2011 9:34:20 AM PDT by lonevoice (schizophrenic hostage taking hobbit terrorist)
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To: Immerito

bump for later


31 posted on 08/03/2011 12:03:15 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (SP12: They called Reagan "unelectable", too.)
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To: Immerito

OMG! What a horrendously torturous read!


44 posted on 08/04/2011 1:31:48 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Immerito
Bobby.. My Border Collie / Sheltie Mix..

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55 posted on 08/05/2011 9:21:17 AM PDT by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Give me Liberty or I'll stand up and get it for myself!")
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