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Re: Man's best friend

Postby Nfl Fan » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:00 pm

Wow. Those are great dogs!

















(Sarah would approve) ;-)
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby stomperrob » Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:00 pm

scottaa1 wrote:Awesome, Stomper. The little puppy all tuckered out as only puppies get, and the puppy, going 1,000 miles an hour, as only puppies do. Looks like you have a good yard for them to rough house in. Keep the pics coming as the little fella grows up. :-)


Lol, fortunately puppies also have a lot of downtime to recharge their batteries! :*)

Nfl Fan wrote:Wow. Those are great dogs!

treat24 wrote:SOOOOOOOOoooooooo CUTE!


Thanx, they are pretty cool dogs to own! ;-D
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby Tyeattolah » Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:40 pm

[quote="stomperrob"]Well, new puppy has been home for about 10 days now and I finally have some pics developed. He is a little sweetheart, but does drive my 17 month old dog crazy at times!

Husky? Haven't had a lot of experience with them...one cute pup though! ;-D

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Re: Man's best friend

Postby treat24 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 6:16 pm

Tyeattolah wrote:
stomperrob wrote:Well, new puppy has been home for about 10 days now and I finally have some pics developed. He is a little sweetheart, but does drive my 17 month old dog crazy at times!

Husky? Haven't had a lot of experience with them...one cute pup though! ;-D

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it's a malamute :)
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby stomperrob » Fri Nov 07, 2008 8:10 pm

treat24 wrote:
Tyeattolah wrote:
stomperrob wrote:Well, new puppy has been home for about 10 days now and I finally have some pics developed. He is a little sweetheart, but does drive my 17 month old dog crazy at times!

Husky? Haven't had a lot of experience with them...one cute pup though! ;-D

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it's a malamute :)


Yeh, Malamutes aren't quite as hyper as Huskies (as least not when they get older), and they're a LOT bigger!
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby stomperrob » Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:46 pm

Some good news about the dogs rescued from Michal Vick's kennel:

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December 29, 2008
Happy New Year
Since being rescued 20 months ago from the dogfighting ring financed by Michael Vick, all but a few of the abused pit bulls have been recovering in sanctuary, foster care and adoptive homes. Now even the most traumatized of them can have a...
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THE DOG approaches the outstretched hand. Her name is Sweet Jasmine, and she is 35 pounds of twitchy curiosity with a coat the color of fried chicken, a pink nose and brown eyes. She had spent a full 20 seconds studying this five-fingered offering before advancing. Now, as she moves forward, her tail points straight down, her butt is hunched toward the ground, her head is bowed, her ears pinned back. She stands at maybe three quarters of her height.

She gets within a foot of the hand and stops. She licks her snout, a sign of nervousness, and looks up at the stranger, seeking assurance. She looks back to the hand, licks her snout again and begins to extend her neck. Her nose is six inches away from the hand, one inch, half an inch. She sniffs once. She sniffs again. At this point almost any other dog in the world would offer up a gentle lick, a sweet hello, an invitation to be scratched or petted. She's come so far. She's so close.

But Jasmine pulls away.

PETA WANTED Jasmine dead. Not just Jasmine, and not just PETA. The Humane Society of the U.S., agreeing with PETA, took the position that Michael Vick's pit bulls, like all dogs saved from fight rings, were beyond rehabilitation and that trying to save them was a misappropriation of time and money. "The cruelty they've suffered is such that they can't lead what anyone who loves dogs would consider a normal life," says PETA spokesman Dan Shannon. "We feel it's better that they have their suffering ended once and for all." If you're a dog and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals suggests you be put down, you've got problems. Jasmine has problems.

They began in 2001, about the same time Vick started cashing NFL paychecks and bought a 15-acre plot of land at 1915 Moonlight Road in Smithville, Va. The property sits across from a Baptist church. A bright green lawn surrounds a white brick house that has a pool and a basketball court in the backyard and is bordered by a white picket fence. When Vick bought the land, the house didn't exist and wouldn't be built for a few years. It wasn't a priority. The Atlanta Falcons' new quarterback never intended to live there.

Beyond the house, shrouded by trees, were five sheds painted black from top to bottom, including the windows and doors. Past them were scattered wire cages and wood doghouses. Farther still, where the trees got thicker, two partly buried car axles protruded from the ground. This was the home of Bad Newz Kennels, the dogfighting operation that Vick and three of his buddies started a year after Vick became the first pick of the 2001 NFL draft. When local and state authorities busted the operation in April 2007, 51 pit bulls were seized, Jasmine among them.

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Re: Man's best friend

Postby Guru13 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:57 pm

PETA is so stupid.
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby Metroid » Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:50 pm

FantasyFutballGuru13 wrote:PETA is so stupid.

Totally. :-[

I was actually going to post that SI cover but I forgot. Glad some good has come out of such an awful situation. ;-D

Vick and his pals are some terrible human beings...if you can even call them human beings. I really hope Vick never sets foot on an NFL field again, he doesn't deserve the privilege of being a football player.....stupid turd. :-t
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby stomperrob » Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:20 am

...and some pics of Vick's dogs in their new homes:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multim ... ent.1.html
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Re: Man's best friend

Postby Metroid » Sat Jan 03, 2009 1:10 pm

stomperrob wrote:...and some pics of Vick's dogs in their new homes:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multim ... ent.1.html

Awesome pics...yeah PETA/Humane Society those dogs sure look like they were "beyond rehabilitation." :-C
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