Search found 1125 matches

by claireyclaire
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Phenotyping Help!
Replies: 14
Views: 172

Re: Phenotyping Help!

Apologies for opening an old topic, I seem to remember seeing somewhere a guide on Phenotyping and just s wondered if anyone could point me in the direction of it, or am I just hallucinating?

Thank you :D
by claireyclaire
Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UC Davis test results summary
Replies: 87
Views: 1423

Re: UC Davis test results summary

Thank you! Just to confirm do the results come back direct to the owner or through the TDR?
by claireyclaire
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UC Davis test results summary
Replies: 87
Views: 1423

Re: UC Davis test results summary

Can you remind me how you go about testing your dog?
by claireyclaire
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Eating too fast
Replies: 16
Views: 200

Re: Eating too fast

If you feed the dogs individually or can separate them another thing to ty is scatter feeding, get rid of the bowl altogether and scatter the food on the floor. This slows down the eating and makes the process more hardwork for the dog.
by claireyclaire
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Females marking
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Females marking

Both my previous male dogs never marked or ever cocked their legs, always squatted! Tala lifts one of her legs slightly when she wee's.
by claireyclaire
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSITS
Replies: 37
Views: 641

Re: NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSITS

I paid deposits for both my tam girls and was very surprised that no deposit was required when purchasing my pedigree maremma sheepdog. I paid the full amount in cash the day I picked him up, the breeder said she wouldn't take any money until I was sure I wanted a pup from that litter and I had chos...
by claireyclaire
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Tamaskan crosses
Replies: 15
Views: 190

Re: Tamaskan crosses

I remember the litter being advertised they were described as wolfweiler pups
by claireyclaire
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Possible Tamaskan/Utonagon in Wiltshire, UK
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Possible Tamaskan/Utonagon in Wiltshire, UK

This dog is in a pound local to me and looking for a home https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/314156_532837593400364_554478406_n.jpg Swindon's Needy Dogs (SNDogs) she is a stray so currently we do not know anything about her. she is still in her 7 days - if not claimed will then b...
by claireyclaire
Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Vala (Quicksilver Mercury Rising at Sylvaen)
Replies: 36
Views: 527

Re: Vala (Quicksilver Mercury Rising at Sylvaen)

Wow, she is stunning x
by claireyclaire
Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tamaskan Pedigree Database - Collecting Records
Replies: 68
Views: 1152

Re: Tamaskan Pedigree Database - Collecting Records

Can you remind me what data you would like?!
by claireyclaire
Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Spay/Neuter
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: Spay/Neuter

My vets produced a useful article explaining the pro's and cons of neutering, here is the link

http://www.purtonvets.co.uk/purtonblog/ ... -cons.html
by claireyclaire
Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:36 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Winter (Blustag Golden Boy)
Replies: 184
Views: 2831

Re: Winter (Blustag Golden Boy)

Ah the joys of owning a white dog :lol:
by claireyclaire
Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: ANCD puppy Yarrow
Replies: 469
Views: 5469

Re: ANCD puppy Yarrow

Lovely photo's!
by claireyclaire
Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Forum Competitions
Topic: Howling Competition
Replies: 61
Views: 807

Re: Howling Competition

Not sure if this counts, I originally posted it a couple of years ago, but have not managed to film it since! My husband thought it would be very clever to try and teach Elska to howl! And even more cleverly he thought he would video it! He is making most of the noise at the start until she gets the...
by claireyclaire
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Recall Training
Replies: 76
Views: 1076

Re: Recall Training

Both of mine are great with recall
by claireyclaire
Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Summer Weather: how do your Tams keep cool?
Replies: 9
Views: 300

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

Frozen carrots are good, also freezing tinned sardines in a tray of water! Fishy ice-cubes :D

I also sometimes put a cold, damp towel on the kitchen floor, they seem to lie on it just enough to keep their tummies cool.
by claireyclaire
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Jack Daniels vom Muensterland
Replies: 544
Views: 5777

Re: Jack Daniels vom Muensterland

Gorgeous x
by claireyclaire
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Alba Zuul (4 year old female) - update 6 nov
Replies: 35
Views: 637

Re: Alba Zuul (4 year old female)

Already have done! No updated link and this is the one still showing on her FB page
by claireyclaire
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Rescue
Topic: Alba Zuul (4 year old female) - update 6 nov
Replies: 35
Views: 637

Re: Alba Zuul (4 year old female)

Not sure if it's just me, but I can't get into Jennie's website
by claireyclaire
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Rally
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Rally

That's the best thing about Rally over serious obedience, you can use treats!

I have to agree Elska was great, quick and do it all day! However, Tala got bored by the third time :D
by claireyclaire
Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Rally
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Rally

I have done Rally with both my Tams, they both really enjoyed it! Although I have to admit that sometimes I found it hard to remember what all the actual signs meant!
by claireyclaire
Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WOLF CONTENT
Replies: 364
Views: 6330

Re: WOLF CONTENT

Elska is Heidi x Jackal too! Annette's Annu is out of Jodie x Jackal :D

That is why I wonder if I can assume that Elska would be clear too, although with some of her behaviour I do wonder!
by claireyclaire
Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WOLF CONTENT
Replies: 364
Views: 6330

Re: WOLF CONTENT

it is 150$ I have just done one and handled the paper work today.. Well, thats one down. Got my answere today, and no wolf content in Bow (Dame: Heidi@Blustag, Sire: Jackal@Blustag, same as Sølve). I no longer need my lawyer on speed dial. Phu... That's great news! How old is Bow? I don't know if s...
by claireyclaire
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Picky eater
Replies: 40
Views: 307

Re: Picky eater

Elska will be 3 in October, although she has never been a particularly fussy eater, I have struggled with keeping weight on her. I had try just increasing her food but that just resulted in upsetting her tummy. I have overheard many hurtful comments about how thin she is in the past. I now feed her ...
by claireyclaire
Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: WOLF CONTENT
Replies: 364
Views: 6330

Re: WOLF CONTENT

Thank you all for your input. At the same time, I don't want to see these comments dissolve into nastiness and a hate campaign / witch hunt aimed at any one particular individual - this is not the time or the place, but I will address it (and the solutions) in my upcoming list of proposals. We need...
by claireyclaire
Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Birthdays
Topic: Blustag!
Replies: 63
Views: 188

Re: Blustag!

Happy birthday Lynn, hope you have had a lovely day x
by claireyclaire
Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Blaze (Alba Daer at Tarheel)
Replies: 18
Views: 321

Re: Blaze (Alba Daer at Tarheel)

Sweet dreams special boy x RIP
by claireyclaire
Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Grass Seeds - Warning
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Grass Seeds - Warning

I would never have let my dogs go anywhere if there was a danger they could hurt themselves, this was a freak accident, but thought I would share it just to make others aware.
by claireyclaire
Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

Lol I know, he has his last show the day before his birthday!
by claireyclaire
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: NTCA Vice President
Replies: 25
Views: 410

Re: NTCA Vice President

Congratulations :D
by claireyclaire
Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

Some of you may be aware that each year I take part in the Race for Life and for the past 3 years my girls have walked with me. As Elska is feeling under the weather (due to having a grass seed removed from her eye last night) I left the girls at home and took my little man as my companion today! He...
by claireyclaire
Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Grass Seeds - Warning
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Grass Seeds - Warning

Just a quick reminder to be very careful to check your dog over when running in long grass, firstly always best to check if any ticks have been picked up, but also please be aware how nasty grass seeds can be. Yesterday evening I had to take Elska to the vets to get a barbed grass seed removed from ...
by claireyclaire
Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Recall Training
Replies: 76
Views: 1076

Re: Recall Training

I have 2 tams, they are 3.5 and 2.5 yrs old, they have both been to dog training from 11 weeks old. They both have excellent recall, it takes time, patience and consistency. If you put the work in you generally reap the rewards. I think it does help that they are very food orientated. I have two com...
by claireyclaire
Fri May 25, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 55
Views: 725

Re: Tick-ed off

I was recently sent this, not sure if it works, but I would certainly try it. Tick Removal A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow her simple instructions. Read this one as it could save you from some major problems. Spring is ...
by claireyclaire
Sun May 13, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: TAMASKAN SHOW UK 2012 (10TH ANNIVERSAY SPECIAL)
Replies: 83
Views: 1020

Re: TAMASKAN SHOW UK 2012 (10TH ANNIVERSAY SPECIAL)

Hope you all had a great day, looking forward to seeing all the pics :D
by claireyclaire
Tue May 08, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: TAMASKAN SHOW UK 2012 (10TH ANNIVERSAY SPECIAL)
Replies: 83
Views: 1020

Re: TAMASKAN SHOW UK 2012 (10TH ANNIVERSAY SPECIAL)

Does that mean that you have to vacate the facilities by 8am or everyone be completely off site by 8am? Better make sure that not too much drinking goes on the night before if so! :D
by claireyclaire
Tue May 08, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

The Maremma Sheepdog is a rare working breed originating in Central Italy. There, in the High Appenines and plains of the Abruzzi region, the Maremma has been bred for some two thousand years. His sole function during this time was to guard the flocks and property of the shepherd; first from wolves ...
by claireyclaire
Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: Show results Mila
Replies: 16
Views: 246

Re: Show results Mila

Congratulations to you both x
by claireyclaire
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

We haven't qualified for Crufts, as I have only shown him in 3 open shows so far. However, we are at Birmingham, Southern Counties and Bath champ shows, so with a bit of luck we might qualify!

Here are some recent photo's of Monza, showing off his rosettes!
by claireyclaire
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

Thank you, yes we have started showing him! He has been to 3 shows and has managed to win Best AVNSC Pastoral Puppy at all of them, he also got Reserve Best Dog at our breed show!! Next one is the Birmingham Champ Show!!
by claireyclaire
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Another hello from Northamptonshire
Replies: 26
Views: 5548

Re: Another hello from Northamptonshire

Welcome to the forum, you should come along to our annual show in May. You would get to meet loads of tams then!
by claireyclaire
Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Thor (Blustag Demon)
Replies: 55
Views: 732

Re: Thor (Blustag Demon)

RIP Thor x
by claireyclaire
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

Wow, he is so big already! :shock: Nice! What do you think he would be weighing if he is all grown up? Your wolves are lucky, they have their own polar bear! :lol: :mrgreen: I had him weighed yesterday, he was 38.5kg. I think he will be about 45-50kg when he is fully grown! I do get some funny look...
by claireyclaire
Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: some questions from a newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: some questions from a newbie

We have the 10th anniversary Tamaskan show being held in May, you would be able to meet loads of Tamaskan and plenty of owners who will be more than happy to talk for hours about the breed!
by claireyclaire
Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from London!
Replies: 13
Views: 3006

Re: Greetings from London!

Welcome to the forum, beware you may become addicted!
by claireyclaire
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

HiTenshi16 wrote:To think that he is still a pup, he is huge! :D
Ha! He is nearly 7.5 months old! :o
by claireyclaire
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Monza the Maremma
Replies: 71
Views: 679

Re: Monza the Maremma

Thought I would post a few updated pics of Monza and the girls playing in the snow we had last month!

In the last photo, I think he was trying to audition for the next Andrex advert!
by claireyclaire
Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: new lexi pics
Replies: 23
Views: 256

Re: new lexi pics

What a pretty girl, my Tala was nearly 2 before her first season and Elska nearly 1!
by claireyclaire
Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Birthdays
Topic: Claireyclaire!
Replies: 29
Views: 108

Re: claireyclaire!

Thank you everyone!