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by jyotin
Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: Vegetarianism
Replies: 60
Views: 1517

Re: Vegetarianism

Wow! I haven't been on the forum for quite some time...but this thread naturally peeked my interest. I'm a Vegan. I've been a vegetarian for 9 years, and a Vegan for this past year. As an animal lover...the idea of meat always repulsed me even as a child. I couldn't see the difference between allowi...
by jyotin
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)
Replies: 65
Views: 2050

Re: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)

some more...
by jyotin
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)
Replies: 65
Views: 2050

Re: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)

Some updated pictures of Logan in his first snowfall! He is now 7 months old. We go out almost 5 times a day now because he loves the snow that much!
by jyotin
Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Yuma
Replies: 90
Views: 3665

Re: Yuma

She is Gorgeous!
I feel like such a bad owner...I subject Logan to low-resolution phone camera pictures....I need to invest in a good camera and get snapping away!
by jyotin
Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Comfort Zone
Replies: 14
Views: 860

Re: Comfort Zone

When switching Logans potty a while ago, it took a very long time...to the point where I thought he would never learn to go in the new area. So I did exactlty what is being recommended to you...I camped out after he ate and just waited, in the rain, soaking wet, and just sat there...and eventually h...
by jyotin
Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)
Replies: 65
Views: 2050

Re: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)

An updated picture of Logan...at ALMOST 7 months now! I think he's tiny for his age...have to go get him weighed but he seems on the smaller end (which I am beginning to appreciate!) lol.
by jyotin
Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:36 am
Forum: Training
Topic: House Training Advice
Replies: 31
Views: 1772

Re: House Training Advice

Question regarding house training. Overall, Logan does very well...he has not peed in the house in a very long time. However he will randomly poop, out of nowhere. I will go downstairs and he'll be staring at his poop in the hallway. This happens without any warning at all...and I'll have taken him ...
by jyotin
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: DEATH OF ONE OF OUR MEMBERS
Replies: 38
Views: 1647

Re: DEATH OF ONE OF OUR MEMBERS

This is so sad =(
RIP Stephanie.
by jyotin
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: wolves catch a bison
Replies: 14
Views: 741

Re: wolves catch a bison

Hmmmm...to me it seemed more like the Larger Bison saved the rest of the heard by pushing the other Bison down...to give the wolves what they wanted so the rest of them could get away. I wonder if the bison was trying to help the other or not.
by jyotin
Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: off leash question
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Re: off leash question

Ditto on the hunting instinct. My trainer has commented many times that very rarely does he see a dog with such a high prey drive...especially in the fall when theres hundreds of leaves blowing around everywhere with the wind. I can definitely see off-leash training working...but not much when there...
by jyotin
Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greeting from Toronto!
Replies: 30
Views: 5919

Re: Greeting from Toronto!

Lol mississauga is not that confusing at all!
@ Lucas....I know it's so hard to arrange meetings when we are all so busy!...hopefully sometime soon =)
by jyotin
Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Will there ever be a TDR Breeder in East-Asia?
Replies: 61
Views: 2708

Re: Will there ever be a TDR Breeder in East-Asia?

People are SO disgusting it makes me SOOOO angry and shocked that the human race can be so inhumane and ruthless. However, to play devils advocate....this is similar to factory farming here on the western side of the world is it not? Here it is accepted to treat livestock with cruelty before they ar...
by jyotin
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Nose Scratch
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: Nose Scratch

Oh okay! Nope, it's definitely a scratch...I'll post a picture of it in the morning. I noticed some white hairs growing back into the area...hopefully they will turn black eventually. Thanks for the input everyone!
by jyotin
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Nose Scratch
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: Nose Scratch

what is a snow nose?
by jyotin
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Nose Scratch
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: Nose Scratch

HiTenshi16 wrote:Ulric had a scratch on his nose a last year, I wondered the same thing. It healed over just fine and turned black again :D
Oh thank goodness! Now I won't have to put makeup on to cover it up... haha just kidding of course :lol:
by jyotin
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Funny tams and funny doings
Replies: 21
Views: 728

Re: Funny tams and funny doings

Logan does that too! It's the cutest thing lol.
by jyotin
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Nose Scratch
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Nose Scratch

I just noticed that Logan has a pink thick scratch on his nose...I have no idea where he got it from, it doesn't seem to bother him at all, but I was wondering if the black colour will ever come back...or is he going to have a permanent scar? Is there anything that I can put on it to help the healin...
by jyotin
Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)
Replies: 65
Views: 2050

Re: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)

We got Logan a new toy that he LOVES. it's a donut that he walks around holding around his mouth...it's really cute so I've attached a video of it =)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJpoC6Ie448
by jyotin
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 93
Views: 5187

Re: Shedding

I'm not very familiar with shedding periods, etc. So if someone could clarify for me it would be great! I thought that typically, the major "shedding" with tams occurs in the spring when they shed their winter coat for the warmer weather, with obvious minor shedding throughout the year. But over the...
by jyotin
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Who has more separation anxiety...you or your Tam..:D
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Who has more separation anxiety...you or your Tam..:D

We all know that Tams love being with their family and hate being away....but I'm starting to notice that I cut class/studying early or rush home faster because I HATE being away from Logan :oops: I'm starting to think that he handles separation better than myself :lol: Who would you say handles bei...
by jyotin
Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)
Replies: 65
Views: 2050

Re: Logan (Mr. Blustag Kentucky)

It has been WAY too long since I updated Logan's forum page...so heres a picture taken about a month ago. He's doing great! I will upload some proper pictures within the next few days when I have some extra time :D
by jyotin
Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:12 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Trick or Treat 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 653

Re: Trick or Treat 2011

Great Idea! I am definitely going to copy that for next halloween :D
by jyotin
Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Obedience issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 1339

Re: Obedience issue.

As odd as this is...he randomly just STOPPED being bad. He's so gentle and loving and affectionate now...never scares us at all. I wonder if it had to do with him teething and being in pain because of that...his teeth are all mostly in now and I have noticed a HUGE change. Very curious.
by jyotin
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Couch Destruction
Replies: 61
Views: 1986

Re: Couch Destruction

Today I caught Logan gnawing on the stair case...first time I've witnessed any "house destruction" by him....I guess it makes sense when he only has a couple lone teeth in his mouth lol. For growing new teeth his destruction of the house is fairly minimal!
by jyotin
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:26 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Obedience issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 1339

Re: Obedience issue.

Thank you SO much everyone, and I don't mind the long posts they are very helpful =) Logan is now 4.5 months old. To clarify, we don't do any physical correction such as pinning him down or holding his mouth closed as I did read up on pack behaviours and how physical dominance is not characteristic ...
by jyotin
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Obedience issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 1339

Re: Obedience issue.

I found this article online...http://dogtrainer.quickanddirtytips.com/out-of-control-adolescent-dog.aspx It seems really on par with our issue. I recall reading on the forum that for walks, its 5 minutes per month, twice a day. SO right now he gets approx two, 25 min walks a day, or sometimes one 15...
by jyotin
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:24 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Obedience issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 1339

Re: Obedience issue.

We are having one come in sometime next week, so hopefully he will help. I really would like to know if this is a characteristic typical of the breed, and if anyone else has ever come across these issues with their Tam. It would be helpful to have some input so that I can inform my trainer with as m...
by jyotin
Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:53 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Obedience issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 1339

Obedience issue.

I know that Tam's are supposed to be "friendly", however I don't know if Logan actually is. Since we got him he has been around people of all sizes (except toddlers and babies) all of the time. Recently however, I myself at times become scared of him. He listens to commands, sit, down, come, etc., e...
by jyotin
Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many Tams in the world
Replies: 46
Views: 1560

Re: How many Tams in the world

Well there's two in Canada...so that's one country down! lol
by jyotin
Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:18 am
Forum: Lounge Room
Topic: How's the weather down there?
Replies: 140
Views: 3103

Re: How's the weather down there?

It was 25 degrees C today!!!....we were in shorts and tank tops..but last weekend I was contemplating whether I should wear my winter jacket or not....strange weather
by jyotin
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:05 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Pooping problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1306

Re: Pooping problem

Thanks guys! It actually does make sense now after reading your posts...he had a string coming out :shock: ...lol...so i pinned it down to his ball that ha some threads coming out...got rid of that and problem cleared :D
by jyotin
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pooping problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1306

Pooping problem

So I'm confused about whether this is an actual problem that needs to be addressed or not. I just took Logan to the bathroom, and he started to go, at which point I heard him pass gas, and he seemed to be struggling to go but he went and it was almost well formed, and when I thought he was done he a...
by jyotin
Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greeting from Toronto!
Replies: 30
Views: 5919

Re: Greeting from Toronto!

Of course! Just let me know when/if you do end up coming here. Mississauga isn't too large! I'm hoping to go to Canada next year and if so Hopefully meet up with Tamaskan owners over there :) If I'm going it will be in Mississauga, ON (where my uncle and aunt live if I am correct) I live in Mississa...
by jyotin
Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:33 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Blustag Bermuda Buttercup (Leia)
Replies: 44
Views: 1253

Re: Blustag Bermuda Buttercup (Leia)

She's so beautiful, can't wait to meet her and have her and Logan play =)
by jyotin
Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training not to escape!
Replies: 17
Views: 1056

Re: Training not to escape!

The way I trained Mona Lisa was using my backyard :) (That way she doesn't run into traffic) when I get ready to take her on walks or let her in the backyard I tell her to "Sit" and "Stay" before I open the back door. Once she's in the sittting postion, I reward her with a small treat, then slowly ...
by jyotin
Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greeting from Toronto!
Replies: 30
Views: 5919

Re: Greeting from Toronto!

Nino wrote:I'm hoping to go to Canada next year and if so Hopefully meet up with Tamaskan owners over there :)
If I'm going it will be in Mississauga, ON (where my uncle and aunt live if I am correct)
I live in Mississauga!!! :D
by jyotin
Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training not to escape!
Replies: 17
Views: 1056

Training not to escape!

I had one of the biggest scares yesterday when Logan managed to run out the frount door. Someone was at the door and he came out of no where and snuck through my legs and right out the door. It was one of the SCARIEST things that have ever happened :cry: , he was running around having the time of hi...
by jyotin
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:29 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crate Training!
Replies: 99
Views: 3936

Re: Question a about crating

Initially we wanted to crate Logan at night time and then also whenever we were not in the house, or busy (shower, etc.), however we found it worked out better for us if he slept on the ground in our bedrooms during the night. The only time he is crated now is when we leave the house, the max he's b...
by jyotin
Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Zephyr (Blustag Blue Gem) Nana x Jackal 2011
Replies: 232
Views: 8887

Re: Zephyr (Blustag Blue Gem) Nana x Jackal 2011

SO cute! And he looks fairly large lol wow!
by jyotin
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:45 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Dirty Sock Smell
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: Dirty Sock Smell

Hi everyone, I appreciate all of your responses and advice! Thankfully, the smell disappeared on its own and he is back to smelling all nice and fresh (if that's even possible for a dog lol). No clue as to what it was but hopefully it never comes back!
by jyotin
Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:48 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: BLUSTAG LITTLE BEAR (SKYE)
Replies: 60
Views: 2762

Re: BLUSTAG LITTLE BEAR (SKYE)

Oh my god :(, I don't even know what to say. I'm so sorry for your loss Lynn, Jennie, and Finley, Skye was SO handsome and I am thankful that he was at least able to produce such a beautiful litter with Nev one last time to further his gorgeous traits in the breed. I wish you all the best and I know...
by jyotin
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Dirty Sock Smell
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Dirty Sock Smell

I don't know if this is normal or not...but over the past 2 days Logan has developed a "dirty sock" smell. My bedroom is unbearable to breathe in as he sleeps there and the smell has just taken over. Anywhere he goes now the smells stays...I've never smelled anything like it before, and he was just ...
by jyotin
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:47 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Tala (Blustag Alabama)
Replies: 54
Views: 1590

Re: Tala (Blustag Alabama)

Omg is her bed the basket? I love it!! So innovative lol.
by jyotin
Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Where does your Tam sleep?
Replies: 29
Views: 1237

Re: Where does your Tam sleep?

LOL! those pictures totally reconfirmed my decision to allow him to sleep with me :D

btw Debbie I have those same bedsheets!
by jyotin
Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where does your Tam sleep?
Replies: 29
Views: 1237

Where does your Tam sleep?

Logan has finally made his way up to sleeping on the floor beside my bed on a blanket. We tried getting him to sleep in his crate in the main floor den, and as much as he likes his crate (he goes in there willingly all the time to nap), whenever it is on OUR terms he would freak out. He would fall a...
by jyotin
Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Scams & Warnings
Topic: Jobin (Canada)
Replies: 48
Views: 2257

Re: Jobin Tamaskan Dogs

Funny thing today...Logan and I were at Petsmart and the sales lady commented on whether he was a tamaskan. Obviously I was shocked that she knew the breed, and when I asked her how she said one of her friends also has a tamaskan who looks just like Logan's brother. I then tried to tell her a little...
by jyotin
Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Sales Info
Topic: Tamskan Breeders in Canada/America.
Replies: 27
Views: 1365

Re: Tamskan Breeders in Canada/America.

You all are BRAVE! I can only handle one thank you very much :lol: :roll:

...although I would love to be able to handle a whole pack of tams...say 5 or 6 :D :D :D :D :D , but i'll just keep on dreaming lol
by jyotin
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Mila (Blustag Yowler)
Replies: 385
Views: 13180

Re: If you reach puberty....

AWESOME collar...but I always wondered do they hurt? Say your dog is scratching his feet on the collar (when they attempt to take it off with their feet)...can the spikes hurt them or are they dull? I'd love something like that when Logan is a bit older.
by jyotin
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Chewing/Biting on legs, body
Replies: 20
Views: 912

Re: Chewing/Biting on legs, body

Thanks everyone for your input. He is on a grain free diet and the only treat he gets (for training) is dehydrated chicken. He still does do it just not as much. I asked the vet and she said he is fairly young to be experiencing an environmental allergy, and if he is eating and active and all of tha...
by jyotin
Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crate Training!
Replies: 99
Views: 3936

Re: Crate Escape Artist

I stole away to the bathroom today for a mere 2 minutes and found a very nice and large present in the kitchen :cry: When I was coming back from the bathroom i was saying "please no presents please no presents" LOL....but he gave me one anyway. And to think I was being nice and letting him run free...