February 15th, 2004, 03:17 PM
Hi there folks
Nice meeting you all! It.s nice to know that there are other pet lovers of all kinds. Does anybody else here have a Llama for a pet? If so let me know! I also have dogs, cats, birds, and horses. Hope to hear from you soon. Bye for now.:) firebrick
February 15th, 2004, 04:10 PM
Hi there Llama-lover,welcome to Pets.ca.
Yes,most of us here are animal-lovers,but a Llama,that I believe is a new kind of pet here:D
You are lucky to be able to have so many different animals,pictures would be fun to see..
We all kind of proudly show off our animals by putting them in "Pictures".
February 15th, 2004, 04:32 PM
Hi Llama Lover. Its nice to see another member on here. Yes, do let us see some pictures of your pets. I'm sure they're very cute.
February 15th, 2004, 07:03 PM
Welcome to the place...look around enjoy and stay awhile...
ask me why some of my friend have been known to call me
February 15th, 2004, 09:48 PM
ok,why do some of your friends call you Llama Luba:D :) :confused: ?
February 16th, 2004, 08:01 AM
:) Hey there!
Thanks for the great welcome! I promise i.ll send more pics. soon! Take care all!
February 16th, 2004, 08:47 AM
Well thats certainly a different pet? So does it go in the house or do you have a barn for him/her?
Whats it's name?
Do you ride them?
Hmm this is pretty cool!
February 16th, 2004, 07:19 PM
My Llama's name is "PomPom". Yes he does occasionaly come in the house for fun, but does not reside permenently there! He lives in the barn with our 5 horses, whom by the he loves very much, along with our geese, duck, sheep and dog! He loves to play with his "friends" , and they love playing with him. Llamas are very clean, since they will do their "business " only in one spot basically, for him it.s in his stall. He won.t go anywhere else, l take him to different events such as parades, nursing homes, schools as a zootherapy animal. He loves people and visits. He.s a very special and affectionate animal. The fact that he.s so clean makes it easy for me to take him places.
February 17th, 2004, 12:11 AM
Okay guys you all want a laugh so here it is!!!!
A few years ago, while with my parents at a local garden centre shopping for a Christmas Tree....I decided to visit their petting zoo area. Yes they had it set up for Christmas..stupid idea!
Anyway, deer, rabbits, sheep and yup a Llama!
I did the oogle google thing and kissy noises to the animals as we all do. The last stable was the Llama!
It looked nice enough, really it did!
I walked up to it, there was nobody else around and quite honestly I don't know what I did to pizz him off but I did.
He hauled back his lips, reared his head backwards and let out of his mouth at the speed of sound the biggest nasty gob of gunk you could imagine.
I had no time to move, it was that fast.
The mess of gob came right toward me, landing smack in the middle of my face. It was all over me!! AND it stunk sooooo bad it was the worst smell I have ever come by other then skunk.
I ran to my dad...he always had those man hankies...and he laughed his azz off as he gave it to me. I used it to get the most of the slimey gob off my face but it was sticky, stinky and a LOT of it!
I ran outside and washed my face in the snow.
I stunk so bad I couldnt' stand the smell of myself.
As we drove home, there I was hanging my head out the window to get fresh air so I wouldn't gag and vomit in the car (thank gosh we're only 10 mins from that place)
Eventually after washing my face and mouth and hair SEVERAL times with EVERYTHING in the house the smell faded!
So THAT is why they refer to me as Llama Luba ;)
February 17th, 2004, 07:56 AM
That is pretty neat Llama. So you use PomPom as a therapy animal! WTG!!!!!!!
February 17th, 2004, 08:01 AM
I saw a Llama being a therapy-Llama on TV once,maybe Pom-Pom?
February 17th, 2004, 10:28 AM
No, it was.nt PomPom, he has'nt reached that fame yet!! I think the Llama you are referring to is Charlie the Llama. The owners are the Stillwells. Very nice people we actually chat a few times a week!
Poor Luba! To get spit at in this manner! Yes it can smell quite a bit! PomPom obviously can spit, but will do it only if provoked very badly. e.g. somebody trying to pull at his tail, or push him around, or poke him! That he does.nt like! (Neither do i for that matter) He has been taught to be polite at all times! If i see that he is stressed by a situation, i walk him away , and relax him a few minutes! I.m with him at all times, and i don.t let people poke him, (yes, some might just to get him mad!) I find that having Llamas in a petting zoo is terrible, they get really stressed out. Llamas don.t like to be proded and poked and they don.t like eye contact. To them it.s a challenge! If you looked at the Llama in the eye directely for him it was a challenge, that.s why he put his ears down (he was warning you!!!) since u did.nt know what he meant, he then resorted to spitting! By the way they don.t like spitting because the aftertaste stays in their mouth for an hour after and it.s not pleasant at all to them to have that taste in their mouth! They usually look for something to chew after they spit to take taste out of their mouth!
February 17th, 2004, 05:31 PM
Hi LlamaLover, Is this your llama?
February 17th, 2004, 05:32 PM
He's very cute if it is yours!:D
February 17th, 2004, 07:13 PM
He's adorable!! PomPom and I are practically neighbours and maybe I'll get to see him in person one of these days!:)
February 17th, 2004, 08:00 PM
Yes! This is my PomPom indeed! I must say that i.m very proud of him. !:D :D ;) He.s my baby! lol.
February 17th, 2004, 09:16 PM
Well your PomPom is very attractive....what a unique pet
Set us up with some more pics :D
February 18th, 2004, 08:44 AM
What a gorgeous picture (the artist in me)....Pom Pom is very photogenic
February 19th, 2004, 06:21 PM
Your Llama is beautiful!!!:D
February 19th, 2004, 06:42 PM
Thank you so much for finding my boy so handsome! Of course HE thinks he.s very handsome, he.s so vain that he actually likes to look at himself in the mirror! He actually makes a little sound when he does!
I would like to know how you send pictures with this system? I clik on Img before i put pic in.then go to browse to get pic. then click on submit reply but it seems nothing happens, i.d love to send pics of horses, dogs, and cats. Help!!!
February 19th, 2004, 07:41 PM
After you type your message hit the browse button...
it takes you to your computers files...then select the picture you want to put up from where you store them on your computer
Then submit your post
February 19th, 2004, 08:20 PM
I know... but where do my pics. go to???
February 21st, 2004, 11:12 PM
this is soooooooooooooooo amazing!
a new animal to discuss in depth
I'm SO excited!!! :D :D :D
welcome abroad, Llama
& LOL @ LUBA hahaha