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by balto13
Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Puppy temperament testing and puppy selection
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: Puppy temperament testing and puppy selection

Yes, there is adult temperament testing. The Volhard Test is designed to screen for genetic predisposition. This is to be done at exactly 49 days old; any time after that and the pups start to learn behaviors so if we want to know how genetics are influencing our puppies this is the time to do the ...
by balto13
Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Puppy temperament testing and puppy selection
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: Puppy temperament testing and puppy selection

I think to see how well temperament testing (or accurate) would to be to re evaluate them 1 -2 years later. Obviously between 8 weeks and 1- 2 years there is a lot to take into consideration. How the owners have trained them, what they've been exposed to, where they are developmentally, ect. But I t...
by balto13
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter
Replies: 29
Views: 645

Re: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter

Katlin wrote:
titanflux wrote:Thanks to Hitenshi for referring me to this thread. I've sent an email to the breeder.
*Like!* Good luck :mrgreen:
double like :)
by balto13
Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Sastipe from Florida!
Replies: 8
Views: 8302

Re: Sastipe from Florida!

Sastipe everyone! It's very nice to meet all of you and have a chance to do as much research on this beautiful breed as possible. Y'all may laugh at how far in advance I'm doing this; my current dog, a Belgian Shepherd named Sariel, is only a year and a half old and I'm already planning on a friend...
by balto13
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:33 am
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter
Replies: 29
Views: 645

Re: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter

Just to reiterate, in case anybody is curious :D These pups are 7 weeks old, so will be ready to go yo new homes in a week. All of them are available Breeder: Starlight Tamaskan Website: http://www.starlight-tamaskan.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Starlighttamaskan Email: juice@fsmail.net...
by balto13
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from WA State!
Replies: 7
Views: 8011

Re: Hello from WA State!

hello and welcome, from another Washintonian! I love the tams and their humans over at White Elk, so good luck! :D
by balto13
Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Madi the Border Collie/German Shepherd/Husky Cross
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Madi the Border Collie/German Shepherd/Husky Cross

I like it when people post links to albums. It makes it easier to scroll to the recent pictures. Very cute pup ^_^
by balto13
Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter
Replies: 29
Views: 645

Re: Starlight Tamaskan Xmen Litter

wolverine and mystique are my faves. Good luck Jacinda!
by balto13
Tue Jul 15, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Curly Tails?
Replies: 26
Views: 594

Re: Curly Tails?

Interesting, Wylie's tail is dead straight when he eats, at rest, and lounging. But when he's alert it curls up and almost touches his back and when he plays it forms kind of a sideways sickle...we call it his "Question mark tail". there is a method and reasoning to it, I am just not doing it justi...
by balto13
Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: North American Tamaskan Sled Dog Gathering 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Re: Tamaskan Sled Dogging Gathering 2015 interest

Wow, this sounds fantastic! Will they offer any prelim instruction on how to drive a sled team or will "newbies" be passengers only? Just curious. I will be tied up with a newborn that time of year so I won't be able to attend. I hope someone takes lots of photos and video, though! I will take tons...
by balto13
Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Curly Tails?
Replies: 26
Views: 594

Re: Curly Tails?

But what breed would we want as an outcross that could help "straighten" the tail in future generations? I know our curly tails are way down on the list of things to correct, I'm just curious how would we go about correcting this in future generations. I think it's okay to talk about other "minor" ...
by balto13
Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: The Wolfman from Croatia
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: The Wolfman from Croatia

Fascinating story, so close to us but I've never heard of it/him before... The Diary of Paul Balenovic: "The real life story of a man's relationship with a wolf pack. Documentary with drama sequences illustrating events in my own life. I hand-reared wolves and then re-introduced them into the wild....
by balto13
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Arrow
Replies: 99
Views: 1519

Re: Arrow

I really do like the idea of a fund being created for testing potential outcrosses, but how would we set that up? Would there be a way for some of that money to go back to you since you did all of Arrows? sounds good in theory or paper, as Hawthorne said then you'd have to hope everybody agreed. Wh...
by balto13
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: North American Tamaskan Sled Dog Gathering 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Re: Tamaskan Sled Dogging Gathering 2015 interest

Right now we are looking at the date of February 28, 2015 for North American Tamaskan to get a chance at being a sled dog. Owners will get to mush the team with their tam if they choose. How does this date work for everyone? There will be a small fee cause we are using some of the sled dogs at the ...
by balto13
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Black-Grey Tamaskan
Replies: 296
Views: 5265

Re: The Black-Grey Tamaskan

Like Lynn already said Color is at this moment not the most important thing so.... yes, health is the most important thing and I will always always agree to that. This is not a health topic/thread, it's a black/grey thread which is why I brought it here ;) <3 ( edit: awe man, can't make hearts on t...
by balto13
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Tamaskan owner North Bay On
Replies: 7
Views: 7637

Re: New Tamaskan owner North Bay On

yes, welcome to the forum! she is sooo pretty! have never met Dylan in person so I cannot say 100% way or the other, but she reminds me a lot of her sire!
by balto13
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Black-Grey Tamaskan
Replies: 296
Views: 5265

Re: The Black-Grey Tamaskan

you are right Miran, right now our black greys are either dark wolf grey or black and tan we call them black grey because off their phenotype not their genotype, which can be confusing and it's hard to phenotype pups correctly I would like to see only the real blacks(dominant or recessive) being ca...
by balto13
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Black-Grey Tamaskan
Replies: 296
Views: 5265

Re: The Black-Grey Tamaskan

Wylie and Hyden I'd put as black grey, personally. They are so dark and they aren't the standard "wolf grey". Sega...I'd still classify as red grey since her underlay is so obviously red...where as Wylie and Hyden's is more dark. I don't think they are genetically, but under the vague standard they...
by balto13
Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Black-Grey Tamaskan
Replies: 296
Views: 5265

Re: The Black-Grey Tamaskan

I have been researching about black/greys as the standard is pretty vague "Black grey is any shade of grey or red with a long black overlay" ... so that any dog that looks black, is black by standard. So much to learn - there is sooooo much there. hahaha. This is what I have found * the black from a...
by balto13
Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Member Photos
Topic: Basalt Tamaskan
Replies: 17
Views: 305

Re: Basalt Tamaskan

wow! Noque is so much taller than Zephyr, or at least it seems that way. Lovely photo and I am super jealous :)
by balto13
Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny) & Phoenix (Oslett Laylet el Kamar)
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny) & Phoenix (Oslett Laylet el Kama

They are both adorable and very pretty :)
by balto13
Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition
Replies: 32
Views: 350

Re: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition

What happened to this? I think it's still being voted on via the TDR facebook site? TDR fb site says voting until June 16th when the winning pic will be posted! one picture is leading by a landslide so I think I know who the winner is, I am just patiently waiting for it to be posted :) might take s...
by balto13
Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition
Replies: 32
Views: 350

Re: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition

chelle784 wrote:What happened to this?
I think it's still being voted on via the TDR facebook site?
by balto13
Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition
Replies: 32
Views: 350

Re: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition

chelle784 wrote:What happened to this?
I think it's still being voted on via the TDR facebook site?
by balto13
Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: how to make a dog with HD happy?
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: how to make a dog with HD happy?

I think hidrotheraphy is a great thing plus regular exercise for building muscles who support the hips, grain-free diet, supplements with glocosamine, hondroitine, appropriate weight and sleeping on warm, comfortable place. I know people who teach their dogs a lot of tricks, which at the end looks ...
by balto13
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: wives tale about "roll over" (or is it?)
Replies: 0
Views: 86

wives tale about "roll over" (or is it?)

I am working with a dog trainer who has said that puppies under a certain age should not be working on the trick "roll over" she said that due to the lack of coordination that they don't tend to roll with their whole body so it can be "bad" for them. She didn't say it melodramatically as if their sp...
by balto13
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: how to make a dog with HD happy?
Replies: 4
Views: 95

how to make a dog with HD happy?

I know there are some tams with HD and so I was curious about peoples opinions on how to make them happy and healthy dogs. I know that hydrotherapy is supposed to help, but are there other forms of exercise that is safe for dogs with HD? My dog (not a tam) cannot take much walking, unfortunately, so...
by balto13
Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Up and coming breeders discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 1072

Re: Up and coming breeders discussion

Thanks Hawthrone for all that info! This made another subject come up in my head, in the US breeding is generally frowned upon. We're a pretty big "adopt don't shop" and "a fixed pet is a happy pet" culture. I agree being able to have a good relationship with a repro vet is important, but what about...
by balto13
Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Up and coming breeders discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 1072

Re: Up and coming breeders discussion

What do you mean the bitch has to go under? Under anesthetic? Because that's generally not true....most vets will do it while they are awake. I've assisted a few times and most bitches don't really mind it at all. Canine Artificial Insemination Techniques: Non-Surgical – Depositing of semen in the ...
by balto13
Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Up and coming breeders discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 1072

Re: Up and coming breeders discussion

I think AI has got a bad rap so far, especially frozen semen - frozen has only been tried once in the tam world so far, and it didn't work. I plan to use AI quite a lot to make sure the australian gene pool does not get bottle necked. Yes it did, he's sitting right beside me. Wylie was the product ...
by balto13
Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:44 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Up and coming breeders discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 1072

Re: Up and coming breeders discussion

Thank you for emphasizing the no belittling and ridiculing. So many questions and things to cover. I hope this is a fun, open minded, thread for newbies to get some info and insight
by balto13
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition
Replies: 32
Views: 350

Re: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition

Katlin wrote:
the competition will be closed for new entries as of Monday, May 26th!
so sorry but this entry can't count.
I understand that there is technically a time limit, but considering the forum hasn't really ran with any of the other time limits I don't see why this cannot be counted :?
by balto13
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition
Replies: 32
Views: 350

Re: "Pimp Our Cover Photo" - Summer Competition

chelle784 wrote:Have the entries been posted for voting yet or have I missed this?
I do not believe they have been put up on the TDR facebook for voting, also the winner of the last comp was never announced nor was the winning banner put up.
by balto13
Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Recommended reputable breeder in the U.S.A.? (West coast?)
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Recommended reputable breeder in the U.S.A.? (West coas

Thank you all.. That is what it looked like, the fake association, and associated breeders.. I have contacted most of the real breeders on the list, nobody seems to have pups :( Anyone know of any? If they are healthy and cute, we are interested... don't be down, it's quite typical to wait 6+ month...
by balto13
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Two new members :)
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Two new members :)

I wish there was an update of how the fox is doing. So interesting that a member owns a fox
by balto13
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Birthdays
Topic: Booma!
Replies: 22
Views: 40

Re: Kylievr !

Happy Birthday! :lol: :lol: :lol:


Image

balto13 wrote:
see you in two years ;)



T - One year ;)
by balto13
Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: cats outside for first time...
Replies: 8
Views: 108

Re: cats outside for first time...

Right now we have a large dog kennel on our patio with some teeny fix'ns (a little bed, scratching post, litter box, water, place for shade, ect). It's not the kitty 4 seasons but they enjoy a little time in it and I can do the dishes and keep an eye on them. Hopefully between that and the cat harne...
by balto13
Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Tag (Saxon Hermes)
Replies: 103
Views: 1454

Re: Tag (Saxon Hermes)

great picture and handsome dog! I hope you two can meet up and have a tam get together, and take lots of photos if you do :D
by balto13
Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Member Photos
Topic: My pack!!! I, Midas, Avon, Leeloo, Lobo
Replies: 13
Views: 273

Re: My pack!!! I, Midas, Avon, Leeloo, Lobo

I love your pack and this is an awesome photos with stunning dogs
by balto13
Fri May 30, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Puppy Names.....
Replies: 124
Views: 2645

Re: Puppy Names....

Valravn wrote:Quorra: Italian name for girls meaning Heart
I like that Q name!
by balto13
Fri May 30, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: cats outside for first time...
Replies: 8
Views: 108

Re: cats outside for first time...

Ever thought of building a catio? http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/cat-house-catio-diy-how-to-design-build I thought about that, but the back of our house and yard doesn't really support on of those - sadly, as I would be more than willing to save up and make one ourselves Shame :( What about teach...
by balto13
Fri May 30, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's the Tamaskan Dog population in the US?
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: What's the Tamaskan Dog population in the US?

So the worldwide population is around 47-ish, including the newest Canada Litter but not including the US because we are unsure of the US? 47 Members of a breed really does make it rare. The reason I asked about the population of the Tamaskan Dog is because I wanted to know how rare it was. I think...
by balto13
Fri May 30, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's the Tamaskan Dog population in the US?
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: What's the Tamaskan Dog population in the US?

Booma wrote:There is a population map on the us Tam page and another on the Canadian page. Unsure about Europe, but Australia is currently at 3.
I believe the post with the US population map was deleted when the creator left the US club. I am not sure about the other maps
by balto13
Fri May 30, 2014 5:30 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: cats outside for first time...
Replies: 8
Views: 108

Re: cats outside for first time...

HiTenshi16 wrote:Ever thought of building a catio?
http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/cat-ho ... sign-build
I thought about that, but the back of our house and yard doesn't really support on of those - sadly, as I would be more than willing to save up and make one ourselves
by balto13
Thu May 29, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: cats outside for first time...
Replies: 8
Views: 108

cats outside for first time...

I am normally very wary, borderline against, cats being outdoor/indoor cats. However the two I have from Japan are still somewhat feral and are not enjoying being cooped up all the time to the point that I am beginning to worry we will burn through the security fee and end up owing some extra when w...
by balto13
Mon May 26, 2014 4:10 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Rayza (Saxon Artemis @ van 't Aelse Sluske)
Replies: 171
Views: 2604

Re: Rayza (Saxon Artemis @ van 't Aelse Sluske)

she is soooo pretty! I love her eyes :)
by balto13
Sun May 25, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Rook
Replies: 35
Views: 450

Re: Rook

Tana wrote:No problem. Yeah, they are gorgeous! I wish, that this bloodline would continue.
Agreed! Margret, do you plan to health test Rook?
by balto13
Thu May 22, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Rook
Replies: 35
Views: 450

Re: Rook

Tana wrote:He isn't mine. I posted one for comparison. Posting his pictures is a thing of his owner, who isn't really fan of forums.
I like that you're so respectful and I completely understand! Thanks for posting one picture though, can't believe how handsome he and his brother Rook are! :D
by balto13
Tue May 20, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Arrow
Replies: 99
Views: 1519

Re: Arrow

Tiantai wrote:Will Arrow be added to this page?

http://www.tamaskan-dog.org/breed-info/foundation-dogs/
he already is ;)
Hawthorne wrote: I know White Elk are considering using Arrow at some point. Possibly with Auri.
interesting! I would like to see what that produces as far as markings go, do you know if it's via AI?
by balto13
Tue May 20, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Rook
Replies: 35
Views: 450

Re: Rook

I absolutely love that picture of him! he is so handsome :D