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drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
Mar 26, 2014 - 12:19am PT
She's adorable Banquo.

And Knave
I'm going to try dogless for a spell. til the old heart heals a bit and I have amnesia to what the cost of loving was.

I understand. I waited and after a year and a half I realized that time passes differently without a dog. I realized, well I already knew, that I need a dog in my life, someone to care for and to get that unconditional love from. A dogless life was different and I didn't like it.
I thought I waited too long, but then again, had I not, Rosie wouldn't have found her way to me.
She reminded me what the cost of loving was.
It's free, and it's freeing.
I encourage you to heal but not wait too long on purpose.

Credit: drljefe
Leggs

Sport climber
Made in California
Mar 26, 2014 - 12:23am PT
Justin... AWESOME shots... you really capture the life in the eyes of your companions. Excellent photos.


Cragman.... awwwwwww. SWEET! Welcome home!


~peace
nita

Social climber
chica de chico, I don't claim to be a daisy.
Mar 26, 2014 - 12:33am PT
Knave, That was a sweet video..

So sorry you had to put down Sage today..)-;

Sending my condolence to your family....

nita..

....................





bluering

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Mar 26, 2014 - 12:34am PT
Banquo, the Cat's look is priceless too. WTF is this thing?
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Mar 26, 2014 - 09:41am PT
As we enjoy the pitter patter of little brown feet around here, today we remember Cush, on what would have been his 11th birthday....


Cush...legendary friend....

Credit: Cragman
Dr. F.

Trad climber
SoCal
Mar 26, 2014 - 01:41pm PT
Well maybe me and ole Redneck Bluering could get along, I love dogs too!

His little rat dog is adorable, I love those little scamps.

Our dog Butters, named after that adorable character on South Park,
is a rescue dog, and now on her second year with us
What a delight she has been

She's half Staffordshire Bull Terrier, half Corgi.
Credit: Dr. F.
She's pure muscle, can run down a rabbit, and jump for frisbees.
She was trained when we got her, and has never misbehaved, except for chasing cats.
Credit: Dr. F.

But she's a pussy, and gets scared of the craziest things.

What she really is a Love Dog, all she wants to do is cuddle and purr in loving content.
Credit: Dr. F.

They call Staffordshire Bull Terriers "The Nanny Dog" because they are so faithful to their bonded human (which is my wife). They will follow you around and make sure that you're OK and if you need any affection, they will be happy to comply and provide it.
Knave

Trad climber
Mar 26, 2014 - 02:25pm PT
This thread has been most helpful. Thanks to all the dog lovers!
ydpl8s

Trad climber
Santa Monica, California
Mar 26, 2014 - 02:39pm PT
Dr. F, you sure that Butters is not part bat? haha I look at that dog and I just had to chuckle. It certainly looks like equal parts of it's parents.
Dr. F.

Trad climber
SoCal
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:00pm PT
We call her half Jackal, half Dingo, half wiener dog and half pigdog

But mostly pig because of her pink skin, short piggy hair and pink nose. And she has some kind of problem with her nasel passages, so she snorts like a pig. Maybe she is a manbearpigdog (South Park Reference)

Her ears are out of control!
drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:09pm PT
DrF, that last shot's a classic.
Love mongrel dogs!
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:11pm PT
My oldest dog is a seventy five pound mongrel. The fella is going gray these days. I need to cherish the years I have left with him. Smartest dog ever.
SCseagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:14pm PT
mongrel
="fusion" (totally California, dontchya know?????) ;)

Susan
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:15pm PT
'Fusion'?

Seriously?
SCseagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:23pm PT
'Fusion'?

Seriously?

Totally yankin' your studded collar, Brandon. But there is a market for "designer dogs" or specifically matched cross breeds. Very strange, I think.
Credit: Amazon

Susan
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Mar 26, 2014 - 05:29pm PT
Like a bulldog and a shi'tsu? (Sp)
David Knopp

Trad climber
CA
Mar 26, 2014 - 06:16pm PT
friggin puggles
runs off like a beagle
stops
looks around
too dumb to find their way home.
sweet tho.
David Knopp

Trad climber
CA
Mar 26, 2014 - 06:24pm PT
Credit: David Knopp

Spring is here!
Chiloe

Trad climber
Lee, NH
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2014 - 06:25pm PT
stops
looks around
too dumb to find their way home.
sweet tho.

Ain't that the way. I've had dogs that were smart, could catch a frisbee, climb a rock, swim a lake, or wait patiently all day at the base of the crag.

And other dogs who couldn't do any of those things. Loved them just the same, because there they are.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Mar 26, 2014 - 06:30pm PT
My purebred lab, Tioga, is five years old and I still can't teach him to shake paws.

His incompetence is maddening when compared to my ten year old mutt/mongrel Lincoln, but I love him equally. His enthusiasm is infectious.
David Knopp

Trad climber
CA
Mar 26, 2014 - 08:18pm PT
yeah my beagle
smart as a whip if it involves food or running away
if it involves doing what i wish him to do
not so much
no matter
i shake my head and smile a lot
i'm a little like him
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