So dear daughter and the boyfriend have a puppy. He was recued by a vet tech classmate of DD. He was found wandering the streets of Warrenton with two other puppies of the same age but vastly different appearance. Littermates, but half sibs, most likely.
Floyd appears to be full BC, approximately 14 weeks in age, as estimated by the vet tech instructor based on dentition. He's been neutered, vaccinated, wormed, Frontlined and chipped.
Initially i thought it was possible/probable that he was a mix but over the past couple of weeks, as he's grown and become more relaxed and comfortable in his surroundings, I don't see anything but BC. It's hysterical to see him stalking the other dogs out in the yard, crouching and eyeing and slinking slowly over the lawn.
Floyd spends time over here when DD and BF are at work/school, and they borrow the BCs to keep him company at BF's house as well. He is a member of a more or less functional pack. Scully and Zane are teaching him how to be a dog, and, more importantly how to be a border collie.

Cooper is teaching him how to be afraid. Or trying to, anyhow. Floyd is less impressed than Cooper would wish. Supplanted from his role as "baby of the family" at the ripe old age of 7 years, Cooper is one angry terrier. I've been trying to give him extra attention and to not make too big a deal over the puppy but Cooper clearly resents Floyd when he's around, begrudges him the space he occupies and the air he breathes. And when the puppy is not around, Cooper is uber-clingy and whiny. I am hoping that this is a passing phase. Have you ever tried to operate an industrial sewing machine with a depressed 14 pound jrt draped across your lap, moaning pathetically?
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Cooper and floyd sound great. Where are the photos?

Bill Clodius
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Cooper and floyd sound great. Where are the photos?

This is Cooper:
http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2n9b2uw&s=4
http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=19qvqe&s=4
I haven't got any of Floyd uploaded yet.
Kathleen (Email Removed) said in
This is Cooper:

I boycott introductions unless there are pictures, so thanks! (There's no facetious smiley face, I think.)
Sort of rough, sort of smooth. He has a nice smile. A fine looking dog. I really like Jacks.

Matt. Rocky's a Dog.
This is Cooper:

I boycott introductions unless there are pictures, so thanks! (There's no facetious smiley face, I think.) Sort of rough, sort of smooth.

The woman I got him from had purchased him from another breeder as a show and breeding prospect. After a couple of weeks it became obvious that his tail docking had been botched (too short). Spoiled for conformation, but an all around excellent puppy otherwise. She wanted him to go to a performance home.
A woman from my flyball club knew I was looking for a jack and put me in touch with her. He was sweet and gorgeous and since I had no intention of ever showing in conformation or using his tail as a handle I didn't give a wet slap about the docking. She asked me for what she'd put into him - purchase price, baer testing, vaccines - and I wrote her a check and brought him home.
She described him as broken-coated, although I'd call him mostly smooth with sparse furnishings. His hair is all but impossible to remove from certain fabrics. They will also embed themselves like splinters in my hands when I'm stripping him.
He has a nice smile. A fine
looking dog. I really like Jacks.

I won't tell him you said that. He'd be crushed since he was going for "savage beast".
Cooper is teaching him how to be afraid. Or trying to, anyhow. Floyd is less impressed than Cooper would wish. ... ever tried to operate an industrial sewing machine with a depressed 14 pound jrt draped across your lap, moaning pathetically?

Hah! Congrats on the new addition but I really want to say I absolutely love the names you've got going on.
Cooper and Floyd are awesome movie title names.
He has a nice smile. A fine

looking dog. I really like Jacks.

I won't tell him you said that. He'd be crushed since he was going for "savage beast".

I was thinking, what a sweet face, until I saw the second photo. Tell him he's doing a good imitation of one .
Can't wait to see the pictures of Floyd!
FurPaw

Don't believe everything that you think.
To reply, unleash the dog.
Sort of rough, sort of smooth.

IOW, he's a "broken coat" - the 3rd type of JRT coat. :-)
The woman I got him from had purchased him from another breeder as a show and breeding prospect. After a couple of weeks it became obvious that his tail docking had been botched (too short). Spoiled for conformation, but an all around excellent puppy otherwise.

He's a lovely little guy - but then I'm a sucker for Jacks anyway. ;-) Just out of curiosity, which registry?
She described him as broken-coated, although I'd call him mostly smooth with sparse furnishings.

Hrm, well...that's basically what "broken coat" means - smooth with furnishings. He's pretty much got classic broken-coat looks.
His hair is all but impossible to remove from certain fabrics.

JRT hair is amazing - it seems to actually weave itself into fabric, and unless you want to sit there with tweezers for hours, NEVER comes out of some upholstry. Since I'm still finding Rocsi's hair in things nearly 3 years after her death, I'm thankful that Cenau's hair is only Jack-stiff on his shoulders & dorsal stripe.
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