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by Ryphen
Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Study purports to show nature of colour vision in dogs
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Study purports to show nature of colour vision in dogs

Seems unfair to throw the yellow tennis ball into the green grass.
by Ryphen
Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Tana (Quicksilver Pyrargyrite)
Replies: 173
Views: 2980

Re: Tana (Quicksilver Pyrargyrite)

That last one looks like "Don't shoot, I've got my paws up!"
by Ryphen
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Captain Bob.......
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Captain Bob.......

RIP, Bobbi. You will be missed.
by Ryphen
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Requiescat in Pace: Krol Niebieski
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Requiescat in Pace: Krol Niebieski

RIP, little one. You will be missed.
by Ryphen
Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Ramsey (Saxon Romeo)
Replies: 23
Views: 787

Re: Ramsey (Saxon Romeo)

Some crazy eyes in that middle picture. :lol:
by Ryphen
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: My dogs smell delicious
Replies: 9
Views: 243

Re: My dogs smell delicious

I think there's an interaction between fish oil and vitamin E, so you have to watch how much you give.
by Ryphen
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: My dogs smell delicious
Replies: 9
Views: 243

Re: My dogs smell delicious

Kumho always smells because if there's stagnant water around, he will find it and jump in it. >> Don't know if coconut oil is going to help with that. xD
by Ryphen
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:10 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Siberian Husky, Fit For Function or Not?
Replies: 21
Views: 394

Re: Siberian Husky, Fit For Function or Not?

I think that's what's confusing to people. Just because a dog is structurally and functionally able to do work, doesn't mean it's going to want to do it. Not every healthy Labrador becomes a seeing eye dog. Not every healthy German Shepherd becomes a police dog. Not because they physically can't do ...
by Ryphen
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Heyden (Saxon Malyovitsa)
Replies: 125
Views: 1853

Re: Heyden (Saxon Malyovitsa)

Awesome!
by Ryphen
Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Hans Stewart - playmate and friend
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Hans Stewart - playmate and friend

What a handsome guy. May he rest in peace with his brother.
by Ryphen
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kumho
Replies: 56
Views: 1049

Re: Kumho

And some training. Not perfect, but not bad. You can tell which one has been doing this longer.

by Ryphen
Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hot Dogs... Literally!
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Hot Dogs... Literally!

My guess would be people not pronouncing the second "t" when saying it. "Torono."
by Ryphen
Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kumho
Replies: 56
Views: 1049

Re: Kumho

How to keep your Tamaskan busy.

by Ryphen
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Calling all J&J Tamaskan Owners!
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Calling all J&J Tamaskan Owners!

There's also a group called Tamaskan Lovers that gets a good amount of traffic.
by Ryphen
Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Calling all J&J Tamaskan Owners!
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Calling all J&J Tamaskan Owners!

Told you most of this already, but will repost it here to keep things centralized. Kumho (J&J Moon River) is from the 2011 fall litter, so he'll be 3 years old in a couple of months. We're (Lori and Denver) located in Ravena, NY, which is about 20 miles south of Albany. You can probably find a few m...
by Ryphen
Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey guys! Greetings from MD!
Replies: 24
Views: 17149

Re: Hey guys! Greetings from MD!

Aww, I can remember when Kumho was that small. Feels like forever ago. He was neutered when he was about a year and a half old. We're up near Albany, NY.
by Ryphen
Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey guys! Greetings from MD!
Replies: 24
Views: 17149

Re: Hey guys! Greetings from MD!

We have Kumho, who is another brother to your guys from a previous Ruby and Jethro litter. I believe at around 8 weeks he weighed about 12 lbs. He was taken to the vet by the lady that picked him up, but returned him after about a week after realizing how much work a puppy was. :lol: So he became ou...
by Ryphen
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Chronic diarrhoea
Replies: 22
Views: 571

Re: Chronic diarrhoea

Good to hear you've got it sorted out. Hope she continues to do well. :)
by Ryphen
Tue May 27, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Fort Drum!
Replies: 5
Views: 6193

Re: Hello from Fort Drum!

Wow, you're even more north than we are. Welcome and enjoy your stay!
by Ryphen
Mon May 12, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)
Replies: 68
Views: 1283

Re: Pepper (Tamrakar Ginny)

Should get her into modeling with those legs.
by Ryphen
Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How Owning a Dog Can Improve Your Health - shared article
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: How Owning a Dog Can Improve Your Health - shared articl

Some days I'm not so sure about "lowering blood pressure" and "decreasing stress." ;)
by Ryphen
Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Flirt poles
Replies: 7
Views: 168

Re: Flirt poles

Yesterday he decided he was going to "kill" my kitchen sponge. :roll: I could probably attach anything to the end of it and he'd chase it. Might be a good time to finally do that fur project and save a scrap or two!
by Ryphen
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Flirt poles
Replies: 7
Views: 168

Re: Flirt poles

Kumho loves the cat version too. Can't play with it with the cats when he's around at all. Maybe I should look into getting a dog appropriate one.
by Ryphen
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Ramble Away...
Replies: 1263
Views: 14467

Re: Ramble Away...

I saw one when I was leaving work once. Wasn't expecting that. And I did see one that wasn't so lucky in crossing the road. :(
by Ryphen
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dog Boots
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: Dog Boots

It's a wax you apply a thin layer of on the pads and between the toes.
by Ryphen
Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: College Humour: Pokémon Rap Parody with 718 Pokémon
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: College Humour: Pokémon Rap Parody with 718 Pokémon

They're up to 721 already? I don't think I've played since it was around 300. xD
by Ryphen
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Funny, strange and quirky things your dogs do.
Replies: 12
Views: 272

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

Like most people, we have a towel hanging up in the bathroom. Kumho has decided that it shouldn't be hanging up and always pulls it down, sometimes dragging it out into the hallway. The two of us are in a constant battle of determining where the towel should be. He does it with the dishtowel too if ...
by Ryphen
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: older dog, new found sense of play
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: older dog, new found sense of play

We adopted a rescue dog about a month ago to give Kumho some company. She's just over 4 years old and has no problem holding her own when it comes to roughhousing. She's even executed some very nice takedowns a wrestler would be proud of.
by Ryphen
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 93
Views: 1763

Re: Shedding

Kumho tolerates being brushed but I wouldn't say he's crazy about it. He will try to eat the hairballs though. And they don't even have to be his.
by Ryphen
Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Deposit paid, have I made a mistake?
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: Deposit paid, have I made a mistake?

He also told another owner that he was going to retire Ivy and Willow because of their failing hip scores, but obviously hasn't. He seems to take better care of his dogs than RPK does, but still doesn't follow good breeding practices. I'd try and get the deposit back and find another breeder.
by Ryphen
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the Washington DC area!
Replies: 8
Views: 8147

Re: Hello from the Washington DC area!

Welcome! Having a people oriented dog might help with recall. Our Tam will take or leave most other animals but I have yet to see a person he doesn't want to meet and get attention from. He has close to perfect recall and will stop mid-animalchase if you call him. The breed seems to fall on both end...
by Ryphen
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 36
Replies: 76
Views: 2399

Re: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 11

No more snow, Kona! It's time for it to get warm!
by Ryphen
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: USTDC Annual Breed Show 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 497

Re: USTDC Annual Breed Show 2014

For any particular reason or is the random number generator just not being kind?
by Ryphen
Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Introducing baby Dylan...
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: Introducing baby Dylan...

Congratulations!
by Ryphen
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Fritz Stewart - playmate and friend
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Fritz Stewart - playmate and friend

So sorry to hear that. May he rest in peace now.
by Ryphen
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Tana (Quicksilver Pyrargyrite)
Replies: 173
Views: 2980

Re: Tana (Quicksilver Pyrargyrite)

They always look so happy in the snow.
by Ryphen
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Nova/Ravi pups
Replies: 84
Views: 1357

Re: Nova/Ravi pups

Very pretty/handsome.
by Ryphen
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Dog License Fee
Replies: 22
Views: 393

Re: Dog License Fee

I think ours is 10 or 15 dollars. I forget.
by Ryphen
Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:47 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Is a Tamaskan the right fit for me? Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 8127

Re: Is a Tamaskan the right fit for me? Please help!

It sounds like it would highly depend on the individual personality of the Tamaskan. There are ones that can do the things you listed, and others that can't. Like, for example, ours is walked off leash all the time and I know I can call him off of chasing a cat or squirrel or whatever with confidenc...
by Ryphen
Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Population Genetics course
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Population Genetics course

I was good with Calculus while I was in school, but I don't remember any of it now. Was always a bigger fan of biology than math. The whole population genetics thing is interesting though. Maybe I should do some brushing up...
by Ryphen
Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Population Genetics course
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Population Genetics course

I remember going over population genetics in a genetics class I took in college, but that's about as far as the memory goes. :lol: Lots of math.
by Ryphen
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from New York!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 8696

Re: hello from New York!!!

Ah, a winter move. I remember doing those. Always a good time if it decides to snow. I do have Facebook, although I use it more to keep up on news than to post anything. xD Our dog's name is Kumho and we got him from Jim and Judy at Double J Kennels. He's pretty reserved when meeting new dogs but te...
by Ryphen
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from New York!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 8696

Re: hello from New York!!!

Huh. Chatham isn't that far from us. Not sure when you're moving, but you could meet our Tam if you wanted to see one in the fur. Welcome to the forum.
by Ryphen
Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Crystallization Photos
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: Crystallization Photos

It almost looks like they're made out of glass. Nice pictures.
by Ryphen
Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Christmas and New Year wishes
Replies: 21
Views: 343

Re: Christmas and New Year wishes

Happy Holidays to everyone!
by Ryphen
Sun Dec 22, 2013 3:37 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Dog Sitting Swap??
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Dog Sitting Swap??

I do this with my fish, but I don't think there are any Tams close by. Which I'm sure the cats like.
by Ryphen
Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Boreal
Replies: 16
Views: 246

Re: Boreal

So sorry for your loss. It always seems to hurt more when they leave that early. RIP Boreal.
by Ryphen
Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Scams & Warnings
Topic: Ratliff has stolen a J&J Tamaskan dog
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: Ratliff has stolen a J&J Tamaskan dog

I suppose if there's anything good about it, it's that he isn't female. It's unlikely he'll be bred to death the way Tasha was.
by Ryphen
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 36
Replies: 76
Views: 2399

Re: Kona's Diary [Hawthorne James Watson] Now at Month 7

Better be careful he doesn't start bringing strange dogs home.
by Ryphen
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Wintertime Jasper, Yarrow and Onyx
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Wintertime Jasper, Yarrow and Onyx

Beautiful. Yarrow looks like he really dwarfs the other two in his winter coat.