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Old August 8th, 2005, 07:45 PM
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Hi, I'm Byrd and I'm new.

I live in a smaller city just east of Toronto with my thiscloseto 9-month-old Red Tri Australian Shepherd, Willow, and my two cockatiels, Aquila & Corvus. (I had a Siberian Husky who passed away on June 9, 2004 at the age of 15).

I'm very recently separated from my boyfriend of four years (common-law husband of one year) and am living on my very own for the first time, well, not by myself as I have Willow to protect me and keep me busy. I'm a 31-year-old female, who pretty much matches my dog.

I have many hobbies, like surfing the net, watching the tube, reading, writing, art, taking Willow for her nightly hour long jaunts to the park, and I hope to soon get into Flyball with her as I think she really does have all the credentials for it.

Hmmm that's about it in a nutshell. Any questions fire away!

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Old August 8th, 2005, 08:42 PM
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Welcome to the board!! I have a question... Can you post some pics of your furries (and featheries)?
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Old August 8th, 2005, 08:52 PM
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Welcome aboard Byrd!! Yes... Pics!!!! We LOOOOVE pics
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:06 PM
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Okay, not sure if I have any of the birds, but I do of the dogs. Also check out Willow's website (my sig).

Willow the high jumper.
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:07 PM
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:08 PM
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My first baby, Wolf.
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:10 PM
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They're so beautiful!! (And talented!)
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:43 PM
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Beautiful!!!
and those eyes!!!
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:53 PM
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Which one?
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:55 PM
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both of them! they both have striking eyes!!
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Old August 9th, 2005, 06:46 AM
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Both Willow and Wolf are beautiful looking dogs. I'm sorry you lost Wolf. I have an Aussie mix and she would definitely be a great agility candidate if I had the time. Welcome to the board!
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Old August 9th, 2005, 08:16 AM
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Welcome Byrd.

Beautiful dogs.I too am sorry about Wolf.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 08:22 AM
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Welcome to the Forum,Willow is beautiful and so was Wolf..magical eyes :love:
Good luck with starting off on your own,but seeing you have Willow by your side,you'll do wonderful,I'm sure!
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Old August 9th, 2005, 09:32 AM
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It seems like it's going to be my destiny to get dogs with funky eyes.

We're doing fine on our own. I actually don't mind it at all.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 09:40 AM
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Welcome, sometimes I wish I was alone, with two teenagers, a hubby and Tucker the 15 month Border collie, I crave alone time. But then when I get it, I get lonely, we are never satisfyed. I too lost a wonderful dog last year, and still really miss him.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 11:42 AM
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Welcome Durham-ite. I lost a cat last year unexpectedly so I feel your pain. My family had a Sibe when I was a teenager. They have the best eyes.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 08:16 PM
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Here she is at nine-days-old, first time I saw her:
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Old August 9th, 2005, 08:20 PM
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Ya'll said you like pictures!!!

The litter at one day old... Willow is the one with the arrow.
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Old August 10th, 2005, 05:38 PM
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Willow reminds me of Tucker when he was a puppy, i picked him out at a week old too, here is a pic when he was one month old. I love little pups.
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Old August 10th, 2005, 06:06 PM
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Here she is at 23 days old. They really do look a lot alike, don't they?
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Old August 10th, 2005, 07:07 PM
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Yeah they do mine just has a tail. LOL
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Old August 10th, 2005, 07:43 PM
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Yeah, I'm so tired of hearing "what happened to her tail?". It's so annoying.... She's an Aussie!!! She doesn't have one! Actually her's is quite long.... a full three inches long.
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Old August 11th, 2005, 03:13 PM
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She is a beauty with or with out one anyways.
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Old August 11th, 2005, 06:21 PM
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Wow, yes I do like those pics!! So tiny!
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Old August 21st, 2005, 01:46 AM
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Yeah, I'm so tired of hearing "what happened to her tail?". It's so annoying.... She's an Aussie!!! She doesn't have one! Actually her's is quite long.... a full three inches long.
I call that kind of appendage a chicken nugget, not a tail...I guess there's a long story behind that one, though!

That doggie has good vertical and I'm sure she will excel in sporting events.
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Old August 21st, 2005, 08:28 AM
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LOL, yeah, I call it her 'nubby'.

Not only does she have good vertical, but she's very fast and agile (turns on a dime, leaving the other doggies wondering where she went!)
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Old August 21st, 2005, 09:20 PM
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Here's a good shot of the nubby.
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Old August 21st, 2005, 09:22 PM
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Willow and my mom's dog, Pepsi (That's her other dog, Rocky, sitting inside the house):
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Old August 21st, 2005, 10:11 PM
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That is one pretty aussie! (no offense Mel) She's got a cute nub.
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Old August 21st, 2005, 10:26 PM
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Aw shucks!
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