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October 4th, 2010, 08:42 PM
Hi everyone! I've been a bit of a lurker on the forums for a little over a month now and wanted to take the time to introduce myself a little and comment on how wonderful this community is from what I've seen. There's been a lot of people with excellent advice that I've found extremely helpful with my little one so far, and for that I wanted to give a big, general "Thank You! :lovestruck:" to all. :)

I currently live in Montreal East with my fiance' after moving up here a few months back from the states. We just homed our first little newborn bundle of energy this week, Maiko, a 10 week old male Husky/Golden Retriever mix, and it has been a fun experience so far! Thanks to numerous websites and a lot of really good advice from these forums, my fiance' and I decided to put him on the raw prey style diet, and so far he is in LOVE with it. Weaning him from the kibble he had is going slowly but he seems to be taking to it pretty well. :) This isn't the first dog I've had, I've owned 2 Huskies previously (one siberian) and a beagle, and my fiance' used to have a labrador/dalmation mix, but this is my first of this young age. Currently trying to crate train him though he's not too found of the crate (would rather be in mommy or daddy's lap :laughing: ) But he's taking to housebreaking very well surprisingly! When he doesn't show his stubborn side that is. lol

For any interested, here's a pic of our little munchkin :)

Look forward to meeting other owners from the community and hopefully sharing some (if minimal at the moment) experiences I've had. Any and all tips/experiences are very welcome with me always as well. :) Thanks for reading! ::waves Maiko's paw:: :dog:

October 4th, 2010, 08:50 PM
Maiko is a little cutie!!! :flirt: Welcome to the board, Silverwolf!

October 5th, 2010, 10:21 AM
Welcome!!! Your puppy is very handsome. :)

October 5th, 2010, 11:04 AM
:flirt: Maiko is so cute :lovestruck:
Welcome! Enjoy this stage of puppyhood.

October 5th, 2010, 11:40 AM
Cutie indeed! - Welcome Silverwolf!

October 5th, 2010, 11:55 AM
Welcome to you and your cutie pie we love pics

October 5th, 2010, 11:59 AM
welcome to the forum sliverwolf hope you enjoy your stay.:thumbs up

Maiko is a real sweetie.
and more pictures are required :D one just doesn't do it these days :D:laughing:

October 5th, 2010, 02:09 PM
Thank you everyone for the warm welcome and well wishes! :o I'm definitely looking forward to puppyhood, he's such a silly, stubborn little guy he fit right in from day one. :laughing:

hehe and thank you Breeze, it's a good thing Maiko is a little camera hog! :laughing: A few of my favorites because you asked!


October 5th, 2010, 04:15 PM
the one that he is on his back Screams for tummy rubs :lovestruck:

October 6th, 2010, 10:03 AM
Welcome to the forum.

Beautiful pics!:thumbs up

Maiko is an absolutely gorgeous boy.:lovestruck:

October 11th, 2010, 11:41 AM
hehe Thank you very much :lovestruck:

He is an absolute hog for belly rubs. :laughing: It's hard just to pet him or play with him cause soon as you start he just flops right down on his back! He's also perfectly content to play tug of war while on his back demanding belly rubs at the same time. :clown:

October 12th, 2010, 09:55 AM
what a gorgeous pup, welcome to the forum Silverwolf