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Local to me, too: http://makeashorterlink.com/?T29224A66 . I think it's very possible that she's not a mix, but that the shelter people are confused by her markings.

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Local to me, too: http://makeashorterlink.com/?T29224A66 .

Gorgeous Melinda. Better get thee to her.
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Congratulations! What are you going to name her?

I'm going to be away all next week, so I figure that if she's still available when I get back it's a sign that I should at least go meet her.

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resistance is futile.
I think it's very possible that she's not a mix, but that the shelter people are confused by her markings.

she's beautiful (and apparently good with c-c-cats!).

the description sounds like they think she's purebred, even though the ID says mix. i wonder if it's one of those shelters that automatically labels everything as a mix?

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resistance is futile.

Well, I dunno. Four is turning out to be a really nice number for us, although it's suboptimal for dogsledding (I think Duncan is out because of his intermittent lameness, and Saber may be out because so far he doesn't like it). I recently turned down one of Image's nieces/nephews because I just couldn't see going through the whole puppy thing again right now, but this one is an adolescent and that brings with it a whole pack of issues.
I can't believe that her owners got rid of her becase she wasn't getting along with the other females and she's only 7 months old. If you have a bunch of dogs you're likely to have issues, and the mushers I know who talk about it all say that they can manage the situation even if they can't train it. Sasha never got a chance and I don't know why.
the description sounds like they think she's purebred, even though the ID says mix. i wonder if it's one of those shelters that automatically labels everything as a mix?

I'm not sure. They're not a great shelter, although they aspire to be a leading light for no-kill public shelters. They've also currently got a very, very cute pit mix:

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(I think Duncan is out because of his intermittent lameness,

i saw that you've been giving him gluc. how's he feeling?
and Saber may be out because so far he doesn't like it).

just doesn't like pulling, or doesn't like pulling a sled with other dogs?
just couldn't see going through the whole puppy thing again right now, but this one is an adolescent and that brings with it a whole pack of issues.

it does. harriet was 7mo when i got her. in some ways it was difficult, but it was still easier than raising a puppy. 7mo seems to be a golden age for being dumped, and for good reason. seven-month-olds can be brats. the up-side is that, with a new environment and a new owner, you can start out from day one with new rules. often that in itself clears up a butt-load of problems.
I can't believe that her owners got rid of her becase she wasn't getting along with the other females and she's only 7 months old.

no kidding. she's just a baby!
If you have a bunch of dogs you're likely to have issues, and the mushers I know who talk about it all say that they can manage the situation even if they can't train it. Sasha never got a chance and I don't know why.

i wondered about that. i'd think anyone with mushing quantities of dogs would have the wherewithal to manage a dog who wasn't getting along with the others.
They've also currently got a very, very cute pit mix: [/nq]
what a doll! that expression reminds me of harriet when she's desperately wanting something, but also being a little tweaky.

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just doesn't like pulling, or doesn't like pulling a sled with other dogs?

Saber hasn't yet figured out pulling (he runs along but he doesn't actually pull) and when he gets confused or worried he attacks whoever's closest. I'm going to start walking him with Emmett, who he loves, necklining them together and see how that goes. Until the new necklines arrive (I keep misplacing them) I'm walking him with Image. Image zooms around when she's excited and it annoys the crap out of Saber, but I'd like to have him get used to having another dog in his space when we're out on walks and she's the dog to do it.
i wondered about that. i'd think anyone with mushing quantities of dogs would have the wherewithal to manage a dog who wasn't getting along with the others.

Well, for all I know it was the guy Cate used to see down at the marina, standing there with his dogs hooked to a sled but not moving.
what a doll! that expression reminds me of harriet when she's desperately wanting something, but also being a little tweaky.

There's something about a slightly worried expression that makes a dog look both intelligent and like they need you to protect them. I've noticed that boxers and pit bulls seem to do it better than most breeds.

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