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by Johnjamin
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Birthdays
Topic: Canine Birthdays!
Replies: 330
Views: 9100

Happy Birthday to all the Dingo x Dallas pups for yesterday

Kodi turned 1 yesterday, and so i'd just say a big Happy Birthday to the litter, the ones i know of, so Mila, Wheels, and of course Olly had a fanatastic year with Kodi, it's been testing and hard as well as being full of joy and happiness that only having a dog can bring. i do have more pictures wh...
by Johnjamin
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

So it's been a VERY long time but i thought i'd update you all with some new Kodi Pics, they're only iPhone pics captured from video cause my camera battery died so i don't have acesss to those at the moment, so i apologise for the terrible quality :( but least you can see how she's grown! :D Love h...
by Johnjamin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: Training
Topic: severe separation anxiety issue
Replies: 31
Views: 1474

Re: severe separation anxiety issue

Just to echo gaby's point, we did the same thing, we never left her alone until she was comfortable, then built up the time slowly, and she only destroys things she knows she's allowed to destroy when she's bored, we also leave her with Kongs and a few tough toys, and she now gets on fine only her t...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: severe separation anxiety issue
Replies: 31
Views: 1474

Re: severe separation anxiety issue

yeah with something like this, it's not something that happens overnight it will take a while, like WhiteElkStag said it will take weeks, we were lucky in a way because we started from the moment we got her, which i know doesn't help you, but it does work! consistency seems to be the key! Best of lu...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: severe separation anxiety issue
Replies: 31
Views: 1474

Re: severe separation anxiety issue

Hi Gilly, i own Kodi, who's i would say is your boy's "twin" as she was the other mismarked one. The way that we handled the seperation anxiety was, well sorry if this has been repeated, but i'm at work so can't read it all haha! was that when we leave, or go through the motions of leaving the house...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Her character......well, she's a sneaky little thief! and doesn't like us eating at the table and feels left out so barks and huffs at us if we take too long! Her training is going well , she learns new tricks very quickly, but is very independant and very stubborn! her recall is getting better and ...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Mila (Blustag Yowler)
Replies: 385
Views: 11482

Re: Mila (Blustag Yowler) 5,5 months, new pics

Haha! just reading about Ollie and Mila i think Kodi is smack bang in the middle of being brilliant and a menace!! But Mila is a lovely looking dog, and does look a lot like Kodi minus the colouring. Looking forward to the day that they can all meet up together if that happens. Also Lynn have you he...
by Johnjamin
Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

and more!
by Johnjamin
Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

nearing 6 months old now, we took her to the beach for the first time on sunday, she was a bit wary of the waves but had a wonderful time! so here are some pics a friend of mine took of her running around on the sands!
by Johnjamin
Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth Table
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Growth Table

Kodi at 5.5 months is 56 cm , haven't weighed her though. will weigh her tomorrow! hope this helps a little bit.
by Johnjamin
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Shadow Games
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Re: Shadow Games

well it's only when we've been on early evening walks and the sun is low and the shadows are long, and she just pulls on the lead toward her or my shadow and pounces on them and things, and one time when we reached a field where we let her off, she just bolted after her shadow chasing it, before rea...
by Johnjamin
Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Shadow Games
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Re: Shadow Games

ok, thanks for the responses, what's the best method to curb this? or make her uninterested in her own shadow? she only started doing it a few days ago, but i don't know what the best way to stop it is.. :(
by Johnjamin
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Shadow Games
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Shadow Games

Ok so i don't know if this is a general "dog" thing, but Kodi has decided that chasing her own shadow is amazingly good fun! which makes walking her, rather difficult! haha, i was wondering if anyone else had this and what the best way of dealing with it is?
by Johnjamin
Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

haha it's great she loves that wubba! yeah i was looking through the pics of Mila and thought that colouring aside they do look very alike! She's alright, getting slightly better at it, but we've started leaving her alone now, and she doesn't destroy anything which is great, but is very very very ex...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

aaaaand more!....
by Johnjamin
Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

and more...
by Johnjamin
Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

So here's Kodi at 4 1/2 months copying Gaby and giving you an update! there's quite a few so bear with me!
by Johnjamin
Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: How to prevent Nipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

Re: How to prevent Nipping

she's stopped FINALLY doing this, it took a long time and a lot of time out training, but now she'll open her mouth to start, then think better of it, so my arms and hands and ankles can finally start to heal!!! HORAAAYY!!!

thanks for everyone's help!
by Johnjamin
Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

hahahaha!!

my bad! i should've known better! :D
by Johnjamin
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Hey so time for my next update on the story of Kodi, well, well there are too many to recall actually, but lets just say, she's a mischievous little madam, and i think she's part mogwai, cause when she gets wet she turns into gremlin!! anyway only got a few pics from last weekend on a walk, and they...
by Johnjamin
Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth and Development
Replies: 190
Views: 9307

Re: Growth and Development

just measured Kodi to the shoulder and she's around 46-49cm (she kept moving around)
by Johnjamin
Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth and Development
Replies: 190
Views: 9307

Re: Growth and Development

Kodi got weighed yesterday, at just over 16 weeks: 10.2kg
by Johnjamin
Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Kodi
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: Training Kodi

Thanks everyone :D well chuffed, gonna get our rosette on saturday, got the certificate last saturday i'll get some pics of her up with them soon haha!
by Johnjamin
Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Hyperactivity moments?
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Hyperactivity moments?

Yeah we both train Kodi together, and Kodi does listen to Nic (Nic being my fiancé of the female variety;)) It just when Kodi gets goes a bit mental and doesn't listen, she starts getting all barky and bitey. I think we have been wrong in the fact that when i'm there nic will look to me to sort Kodi...
by Johnjamin
Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Hyperactivity moments?
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Hyperactivity moments?

ok brilliant thanks for the advice, i'll pass it on and make sure we let Kodi know that this isn't tolerated! Thanks so much :)
by Johnjamin
Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Hyperactivity moments?
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Hyperactivity moments?

Not sure quite how to describe this....but when Kodi's out on walks or sometimes in the house, she'll just get all kinds of worked up and go into this like frenzy of activity, and literally charge around, she ran into the wall the other day, having one of her "moments". She also does this on walks w...
by Johnjamin
Tue May 31, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Kodi
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: Training Kodi

Thanks everyone! She's brilliant as long as you can keep her attention!! haha!

Yeah i'm gonna keep training with her try and make her the best trained tamaskan in history haha! :D
by Johnjamin
Tue May 31, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Kodi
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Training Kodi

Just thought i'd let everyone know that Kodi passed her Puppy foundation class on sunday and will be getting a little rosette and certificate! i'm so proud of her! :D

but just thought i'd let let everyone know cause i'm pleased as punch! :D hahaha!!

John
by Johnjamin
Fri May 27, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

@gaby She's just shy of 9 kilos training she's very good, her recall particularly off lead i'm quite proud of haha! but yeah it's just a case of keeping her attention. i don't know how she's going to look when fully grown but like all tams she's gonna be gorgeous :D yeah the only thing at the moment...
by Johnjamin
Fri May 27, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Here are some pics from about a week ago or so, she's got so much bigger, still very slight though, much like dallas i think. But this was her on a walk off lead being very inquisitive :D
by Johnjamin
Fri May 20, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Energy Reserves
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: Energy Reserves

@Gaby, am trying to get some good pictures but i can't seem to get any that i want to post at the moment! hopefully this weekend i'll update my thread! Well, we're taking her someplace new pretty much everyday, and she's meeting new dogs all the time which is really good, she's not afraid of anythin...
by Johnjamin
Fri May 20, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: Energy Reserves
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Energy Reserves

Hey, i was just wondering really, in terms of just out and out energy, and calmness, how does this change with age? I only ask because as Kodi is getting older and bigger, obviously she has more energy to burn, but it seems like the small walks we can go on aren't enough and we can literally play al...
by Johnjamin
Mon May 09, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Temperament
Topic: How to prevent Nipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

Re: How to prevent Nipping

she's getting better, we've tried squealing, stones in a carton and quick spray of water......she's thinks they're all games! gets her even more excited and bitey! so we've just been focusing on leaving the room or putting her in another room and closing the door, which seems to be working but only ...
by Johnjamin
Thu May 05, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Sorry we've been a bit lax on updates but she's been a busy busy girl, got her second set of injections on saturday so it's not long till small walkies! :D and puppy classes!!!! But she's getting bigger and bigger, worried she might be not eating enough and is a bit skinny but she seems happy and is...
by Johnjamin
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth and Development
Replies: 190
Views: 9307

Re: Growth and Development

Gaby wrote:I weighed Mila today at exactly 10 weeks and she weighs 5,4 kilos. ;) So she is growing good and she is getting long legs!
Kodi is exactly the same weight, went for her first injection too and was totally nonplussed by it which was nice! can't wait to take her out for walks!!
by Johnjamin
Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Mila (Blustag Yowler)
Replies: 385
Views: 11482

Re: Mila (Blustag Yowler) New pictures!

She's lovely! she looks much bigger than Kodi!
by Johnjamin
Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

and some more.
by Johnjamin
Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

so here are some more pics from this weekend of fun. She had her first bath which....wasn't the most fun she'd ever had. but she was beginning to pong a bit so it needed doing. The rest are just her playing in the garden really. Hope you like them.
by Johnjamin
Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:55 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth and Development
Replies: 190
Views: 9307

Re: Growth and Development

weighed Kodi yesterday, 5kg at 9 weeks
by Johnjamin
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

So i haven't managed to get any good pictures over the last couple of days, but i have taught her "sit" "stay" "Down" and the beginnings of "leave it" "watch me" and "come" however she does seem to have very selective hearing haha! it's amazing how much mental stimulation knocks her out. but i'll po...
by Johnjamin
Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: How to prevent Nipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

Re: How to prevent Nipping

good idea! i'll start doing that asap! thanks Gaby!
by Johnjamin
Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: How to prevent Nipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

Re: How to prevent Nipping

Oh ok that's good to know that we're doing the right thing with her. Just a case of conditioning and you're right she is still very young, so we'll keep going with that then. Thanks so much for your advice! :D
by Johnjamin
Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: Temperament
Topic: How to prevent Nipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

How to prevent Nipping

Hey, So Kodi is settling in very nicely now, however due to her growth in confidence she's started nipping a lot more her mouthing isn't so bad but i got a few nips on the chin and on my arms, and i'm not sure the best practice to prevent this sort of behavior, ideally i want to "nip it in the bud" ...
by Johnjamin
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

@Gaby That's brilliant, Kodi is much the same if the doors open. How confident is Mila? because Kodi is very wary of men, if they're "big" men if you know what i mean, smaller/skinnier men she seems ok with but bigger guys she's very wary of. I'm not trying to turn this into a blog! BUT had a bit of...
by Johnjamin
Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Growth and Development
Replies: 190
Views: 9307

Re: Growth and Development

Kodi was weighed today at 4.2kg and she's eating for england at the moment, which is good, a lot of people have said that she looks like she's gonna be a big girl, but then everyone thinks she's a husky! :D So i have done a lot of "she's a tamaskan" followed by answering the standard "what are they?...
by Johnjamin
Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

i love her! she's ace, although she likes to wake early! had another 5am wake up this morning, but i didn't take her out straight away so she ran straight to the back door whilst i stumbled in the dark and went toilet, if i'd just been a bit quicker!!! nearly went all day yesterday without accident....
by Johnjamin
Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Thanks everyone, she's just lovely. So far today not a single toilet in the house she's ran to the back door to go out everytime. She learns so fast!! she's asleep on my toes at the moment haha bit tuckered out. :D
by Johnjamin
Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Re: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

Here are some more pics :D
by Johnjamin
Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy
Replies: 99
Views: 2245

Kodi (Dingo x dallas) puppy

So we picked her up yesterday, she's had a day with us so far, She was a vomit/drooler in the car and typically we got caught in every tiny bit of traffic and roadworks which weren't there when we headed up, but appeared on the way home so took us a lot longer to get back, but she was very good and ...
by Johnjamin
Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Tamaskan Photos
Topic: Dingo x Dallas
Replies: 46
Views: 1286

Re: Dingo x Dallas

thirty six hours to go!! it's almost unbearable!! i don't think i'm gonna be able to sleep tomorrow night!