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  1. Cuteness overload... you've been warned!

    What do those goats look like now?
  2. Jonah & Jesse go to Cape York

    Where to now? How many humans on this adventure?
  3. Jonah & Jesse go to Cape York

    I used to walk my whippets and ride my mare along that beach! I swam my mare and the whippets across the river at the end. Very stupid idea, and we were all lucky not to drown.
  4. Jonah & Jesse go to Cape York

    I was just looking at his tail and wondering if they have special fat tail recipes. Yum yum i love the look of your camping set up, it looks like you're very well organised and equipped. Have a great time.
  5. Lurchers Victoria

    this is a common cross in the UK. I've seen a few here, but since Bedlingtons themselves are fairly rare here then a Whippet/Bedlington is even rarer. Probably rabbiters might breed them. I think there was one in rescue about a year ago. They're pretty cute looking. They remind me of a tiny deerhound.
  6. Lost dog taken interstate

    I wonder if this dog ever got back to it's owner/s
  7. Widget: From Big Belly To Babies!

    these are the best I could manage for birthday girl. IMG_0351 by kirislin, on Flickr Sleepy IMG_0349 by kirislin, on Flickr windows to her soul IMG_0348 by kirislin, on Flickr
  8. Widget: From Big Belly To Babies!

    Neko is 4 years old today! I haven't taken a photo of her today as it's freezing here and she doesn't want to move away from the warmth but her son Obi looks a lot like her in the face. He's just a great big boy version of his mum. IMG_4416dpp OBI by kirislin, on Flickr and this is her brother Arkey who had a happy return to the straight drag lure chase last Sunday. He was the wunder kinder as far as speed and lure coursing went, and Marcus had high hopes for competing with him and then tragically he broke his front leg in late 2015 while in the care of someone else, and we thought he'd never run again. Sunday was the first time he's been allowed to run since the accident, and I admit my heart was in my mouth, especially as he yelped the whole way, but it was from excitement not pain. I dont kinow if he will ever be able to return to coursing though, there's much more risk of injury. We shall see...... anyway, welcome back Arkey! IMG_4476dppt by kirislin, on Flickr and finally Willow who is unrelated but might contribute at some time to the line. She's been to the fun days since she was a puppy but showed no real enthusiasm to chase the lure, until this last time, and only because she was allowed to have a tug-of-war with Minnie the jack russell terrier and it seems to have done the trick, the penny has dropped and now she will chase. IMG_4456dppt by kirislin, on Flickr
  9. Vet consult-how much do you pay?

    $68 I think. They never used to charge for a revisit but I was last time so not sure whether the policy has changed. The wonderful thing about my vet is he will see you afterhours for emergencies. Doesn't fob you off to the emergency vet.
  10. mary & Tallie

    I love Mary's polished horns. Do all girls goats (having a mental blank as to what they're called) get horns?
  11. Widget: From Big Belly To Babies!

    Haven't been here for a while, but the family, including Neko and Secret are doing well. Might get some photos today of the gang.
  12. Do any of you know how much it would cost to book a photographer for a dog sporting event? Something where they would take photos that competitors would buy, so basically it's giving the photographers access to a market, plus the club who booked the photographer would require some pics themselves for promo purposes.
  13. Desexing at 8 weeks - too young?

    it would be enough to turn me off buying a pup if they were the conditions, but I can see why breeders feel the need to do it. Very sad.
  14. Kodi: why is this forum quiet about it?

    This is the first I've heard of it. I dont know the boys names so they're safe from me. But you dont need a big knife to stab with. A little pointed veggie knife will do the job. The only ones who know what happened are the kids. Should be easy enough for them to clear their names. How come they dont tell?
  15. All Things Whippet!

    I live on property but still have a securely fenced front and back yard and don't allow the whippets to roam at all. That would be my suggestion to you. Also only take your Whippet out on a leash and train it not to harass the livestock. It can be done but will take work and you probably still could not leave it with the freedom to roam unsupervised.