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by Karen
Mon May 05, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Getting stationed Stateside, want to adopt a tamaskin
Replies: 11
Views: 978

Re: Getting stationed Stateside, want to adopt a tamaskin

Your name is Diederik? How Dutch are you? 8-)
by Karen
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog
Replies: 22
Views: 1582

Re: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog

Balto wrote:which kennels else have Seppalas or working line Siberians..?
There are a lot of working line kennels and breeders. You will need to do some research what bloodline within working SH you are looking for
by Karen
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog
Replies: 22
Views: 1582

Re: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog

Within Husky world, this line is still called PS as it is completely traceable to PS. Wenonah is traceable to PS? http://pawvillage.com/pedigree/pedigree.asp?ID=OL4J2W6DKK She is a mix of bloodlines, but because the other side is PS the dog mainly considered PS. Dont shoot the messenger :mrgreen:
by Karen
Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog
Replies: 22
Views: 1582

Re: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog

I believe that there are seppla dogs in the polar speed huskies behind the tamaskans and in new foundation dog Ninja (who is polar speed) Ninja is vom Wolfstor... not Polar Speed; though he does have Polar Speed further back in his ancestry, via his sire. Within Husky world, this line is still call...
by Karen
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Sasha.....a dilemma !!
Replies: 18
Views: 1418

Re: Sasha.....a dilemma !!

If a bitch is more dominant or more "agressive" by nature, neutering wont help and can even make it worse.
by Karen
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog
Replies: 22
Views: 1582

Re: Seppala Siberian Sled Dog

FCI recognized Sib Husky and still a very well known bloodline in sleddogs.
by Karen
Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Odin & Friggas last litter
Replies: 72
Views: 4297

Re: Odin & Friggas last litter

I know the pups will be absolutely great!
But cant help but ask the same questions Debby has... Multiple times the same combination doesnt help the breed.
In pedigree dogs it is even forbidden for that reason.
by Karen
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here, lots of questions
Replies: 7
Views: 7720

Re: New here, lots of questions

There are 2 Blustags...
One in the UK, who were founders but are out of the TDR because of multiple frauds.
One in the US, who is a fake and just uses the Blustag name to sell dogs.
by Karen
Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: What type of fencing do you use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2441

Re: What type of fencing do you use?

We have the netting they normally use in construction. So, should be ok for some time :mrgreen:

http://static.mijnwebwinkel.nl/winkel/h ... 6979_b.jpg
by Karen
Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: What type of fencing do you use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2441

Re: What type of fencing do you use?

We have a 6' chain link fence. My boy's not a jumper but he does try to dig under, especially when the bitch next door is in heat. Every time we see a hole started my husband fills it with cement. :roll: Not too bad so far as our yard is on a very wooded hillside with lots of shale rock. ;) Don't k...
by Karen
Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: What type of fencing do you use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2441

Re: What type of fencing do you use?

We have about a 1000 feet of this fencing: http://www.laurenshekwerk.nl/files/groo ... staaf1.jpg
by Karen
Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Boreal
Replies: 16
Views: 1003

Re: Boreal

So sorry for your loss. Too young...
RIP Boreal
by Karen
Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Blustag puppies?
Replies: 30
Views: 2313

Re: Blustag puppies?

Everybody loves their dogs. I have 2 dogs from Lynn, and they are great!

Just keep in mind that all they have told you and what you see on your dogs papers, might not be the truth.
Sad but true
by Karen
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blustag puppies?
Replies: 30
Views: 2313

Re: Blustag puppies?

arianwenarie wrote:
Karen wrote:
mark3691 wrote: It was Jennie that told us to come on here and ask opinion about her from you guys.
Anybody else thinks this is weird?
You're not alone on that one...I had to re-read this sentence a couple times to make sure I didn't misread it. :?
Maybe them meant their own forum instead of this one?
by Karen
Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blustag puppies?
Replies: 30
Views: 2313

Re: Blustag puppies?

mark3691 wrote: It was Jennie that told us to come on here and ask opinion about her from you guys.
Anybody else thinks this is weird?
by Karen
Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: quarantine question for shipping over seas
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: quarantine question for shipping over seas

The UK stopped the quarantine rule a couple of years ago. But there are still rules to get into the country wich have to be followed to the letter. otherwise they will still quarantine your dog. But the rules are rather simple and concern vet treatments for parasite within 24h of entering the countr...
by Karen
Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: quarantine question for shipping over seas
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: quarantine question for shipping over seas

animals arent allowed on flights when sedated because of bloodpressure problems. They ask people to attach food to the crate, allong with a water bowl in the crate. So they can feed them. If you have a stop between flights, they will check on the animals if they need to go to the toilet I have 3 dog...
by Karen
Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Frozen sperm (Jack Daniels vom Münsterland)
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: Frozen sperm (Jack Daniels vom Münsterland)

Vroni wrote:I will remember that Karen! :)
We only had to find the right female one day and maybe we will both get a puppy from that litter. :lol:
It would be so nice to know one other Jack-Baby with a very good owner. ;)
:oops: :D
by Karen
Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Frozen sperm (Jack Daniels vom Münsterland)
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: Frozen sperm (Jack Daniels vom Münsterland)

Good for you! Love Jack! :D We have sperm frozen of Magu. Was rather easy to gather. If I would ever want another tamaskan ( for now, we have enough dogs :roll: ) I would love a Kal-le or Jack clone... haha! Character and appearance wise they are my alltime favorite tamaskan males For a lot of pedig...
by Karen
Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Ramble Away...
Replies: 1263
Views: 35275

Re: Ramble Away...

My neighbour has racing whippets and they are treated like gold, it's ridiculous hahaha. I love greyhounds, they are such friendly dogs and I think it's adorable how they "hit" you with their legs when they want pets. I'd never own one because it's MUCH too cold here, but I know several people who ...
by Karen
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dealing with "That's a Wolf!"
Replies: 90
Views: 3586

Re: Dealing with "That's a Wolf!"

Apparently "someone" in the neighborhood reported us for having wolves. Must have seen us walking them, 'cause we're so far back in the boonies it would be darn near impossible to see them from the road. Unless Hawthorne, or anybody else of this forum, lives in her neighborhood... I think she is re...
by Karen
Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Reasons why Microwaves can be bad for food
Replies: 3
Views: 418

Re: Reasons why Microwaves are bad for food

I choose the bus... Much quicker than cancer ;)

Dont use microwave much. But am curious if there will be more tests etc that actually proof this.
by Karen
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Working on Attitudes Towards "Wolfdog" Owners
Replies: 24
Views: 1172

Re: Working on Attitudes Towards "Wolfdog" Owners

Allowed?

It is something that just is... Either bred by people ( on purpose or accidental) or "natural" matings.
by Karen
Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Nova/Ravi pups
Replies: 84
Views: 3643

Re: Nova/Ravi pups

Cute! They look great and a real handful! ;)
by Karen
Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Hyena
Replies: 13
Views: 875

Re: Hyena

Katlin wrote:The tips of the ears is probably from frostbite, we see that a LOT here. She's so cool looking!
Makes sense
by Karen
Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: Other Pets
Topic: Hyena
Replies: 13
Views: 875

Re: Hyena

Isnt her coat brindle?

Lovely dog! :)
Bit weird what they have done to her ears... only the tips.
by Karen
Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Gabriele Betz :( :(
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Gabriele Betz :( :(

RIP Gabriele... :(

Wish the family and friends a lot of strength to deal with this loss
by Karen
Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Rescuing kittens in Japan
Replies: 16
Views: 967

Re: Rescuing kittens in Japan

Love the saying " kick some rocks" :lol:

Good work! Lovely cats! Hope you can get them all to be really tame
So, what is more people ask you to catch some kittens? ;)
by Karen
Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Hiding in bushes
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: Hiding in bushes

Does it really matter? It is more about my approach of their behavior ;) How I deal with it and if the TS should feel uncomfortable with their dogs behavior
by Karen
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Know it alls
Replies: 12
Views: 738

Re: Know it alls

I call them just "wolfdog" or "wolfdog mutt" most of the time :oops: Several reasons: 1) Tired of explaining over and over again what a tamaskan is 2) After all the mess that was created by some well-known breeders, I didnt wanted to be associated with them or the breed. 3) They are no breed... My p...
by Karen
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Know it alls
Replies: 12
Views: 738

Re: Know it alls

You'll get used to it... ;)

I have 14 dogs. 2 tamaskan, 3 coydogs, 1 malamute and the rest husky. And still people tend to ask me if I realize how much work a husky is :lol:
They usually shut up when Itell them I got a pretty good idea by the time we had 10 of them :mrgreen:
by Karen
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: extreme cold weather care
Replies: 9
Views: 524

Re: extreme cold weather care

As long as the dogs are active, it doesnt give too much problems. Check their paws regularly and keep booties ( different ones for wet, snow and ice) and pawcreme with you. Some dogs may need a jacket, but you will find out soon enough wich dogs do. Young, healthy northern breeds should b ok... But ...
by Karen
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Canadian Indian Husky
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Re: Canadian Indian Husky

Sounds a "little"bit as a contradictio in term... closest to coyote versus humbly, calm, easy to teach... etc
by Karen
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Pyometra
Replies: 44
Views: 2428

Re: Pyometra

And if you use AI?
by Karen
Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Hiding in bushes
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: Hiding in bushes

I wouldnt see it as a lack of trust... It is just how he deals with it. 2 of our coydogs run to the bushes when people approach. I dont mind... I know they will show up again when they think it is safe. The oldest normally runs along with us, but parallel to the path, out of sight. I know she is the...
by Karen
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Tamaskans and Prey Drive
Replies: 52
Views: 3093

Re: Tamaskans and Prey Drive

None of my dogs have ever tried to hurt our neighbors goats. Cant say the same for the chickens, cats and geese tho... But they respect our own cats and even those of my sister when visiting her. I dont bring all 14 dogs to my sister... :roll: But the oldest used to go with us and never even tried t...
by Karen
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Tamaskans and Prey Drive
Replies: 52
Views: 3093

Re: Tamaskans and Prey Drive

Think we have to clearly make a distinction between prey drive on outside /wild animals and the (smaller) pets in the house.
The one has, for a lot of prey driven dogs, nothing to do with the other when socialized with them.
by Karen
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: RIP to Mia the cat
Replies: 12
Views: 753

Re: RIP to Mia the cat

Poor girl. RIP
by Karen
Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Tamaskans and Prey Drive
Replies: 52
Views: 3093

Re: Tamaskans and Prey Drive

My tamaskans have no problems with small dogs and our 4 cats. Think a wild rabbit or hare ( which we have more here) would be killed easily tho. Also they chase al the stray cats from neighbor farms. But our own are theirs... No way somebody ia allowed to hurt them ;) Think it is more an individual ...
by Karen
Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: How much money do you spend on feeding your tamaskan?
Replies: 22
Views: 1483

Re: How much money do you spend on feeding your tamaskan?

Hmmm... we have 14 dogs. So, actually dont really know how much it costs per tamaskan :lol: It is not like I can just divide the costs trough 14 as not all dogs eat the same amount. But I think they will easily cost E15-20 per tamaskan per week ( Say $14) But as we get all our food in large amounts ...
by Karen
Sat Jul 13, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Raised Feeders
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: Raised Feeders

Mine use raised feeders a lot of times, also with water. When they were younger they had problems otherswise like reverse sneezing while eating.
by Karen
Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Plastic Pools
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Plastic Pools

Rahne: We use those plastic play-sand shells for kids, but the dogs destroy them completely. What I use for my coydogs, and are looking for more are those plant containers you see in public, open area's. They belong to the city but I got one via via. They are light, plastic but look like concrete an...
by Karen
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Demodex
Replies: 13
Views: 992

Re: Demodex

At is believed 50% of the dogs are infected as pups by their mom. Some say even up to 100%! But you get an outbreak when their immuun system is lower( sickness, stress... ) Can be genetic within certain bloodlines, but also some breeds are more likely to develop problems. What kind of spot on did yo...
by Karen
Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: First Litter Mountain Tamaskan
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

Re: First Litter Mountain Tamaskan

love the yoga picture! :lol:
by Karen
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: rip pippa
Replies: 11
Views: 736

Re: rip pippa

RIP Pippa...
by Karen
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: I have a dog...
Replies: 10
Views: 561

Re: I have a dog...

She looks like she could be Alaskan Husky. Contrary to popular belief, some of the lines run small and only average a size around 45 pounds. Actually most lines of alaskans I know are on the smaller size ;) Totally depends on what lines you are looking at. I wanted to add the greenland dog lines a ...
by Karen
Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: The Dog Whisperer Should Just Shut Up
Replies: 80
Views: 3524

Re: The Dog Whisperer Should Just Shut Up

Katlin wrote:
arianwenarie wrote: Instead of telling people to be "calm and assertive", I always tell people to be "calm and confident". There's a huge difference in the meaning of the words used.
VERY well said, I totally agree!
+1
by Karen
Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: Real Life Shows & Events
Topic: Tamaskan Meeting in Germany 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 935

Re: Tamaskan Meeting in Germany 2013

They are not links but direct pictures.. I can see them just fine.
by Karen
Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Dokken (Hawthorne Albert Einstein)
Replies: 41
Views: 1992

Re: Dokken (Hawthorne Albert Einstein)

Ah, guess we didnt have them in the NL back then :lol: At least, I cnt remember them.

Maybe they used the Dutch word? ;)
by Karen
Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Dokken (Hawthorne Albert Einstein)
Replies: 41
Views: 1992

Re: Dokken (Hawthorne Albert Einstein)

What does Dokken mean?

It is a word in the Dutch language, but it isnt in English is it?

Cute pup!