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  1. Jack Russell Terriers Temperament

    Coat type doesn't have any affect on the temperament at all from what I've experienced. It's how they're raised, trained and genetics that affect temperament not coat type.
  2. What Is A Independent Breeders Assoc?

    As far as I'm aware it's for someone who is breeding ANKC unrecognised breeds. Some are the Australian Bosdog, Tamaskan and there are a few others.
  3. Hi guys, I have a dog in a pound that has been temp tested and I think has potential to be a detection dog. I'm just wondering whether anyone has a contact regarding this, he only has a few days left and seems like a good candidate. Thank you
  4. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    I have spoken with Steve today and he is contacting people as the dog did well in his additional drive tests.
  5. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    Haven't heard back from the ranger so not sure. Will update when I do.
  6. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    Awesome thanks. Will update you on Monday.
  7. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    The dog is being tested more thoroughly on Monday so will let you know. Thanks.
  8. Serious Dingo Attack - Fraser Island

    I think Fraser island should be closed off and become a dingo sanctuary for 10 years so that the new generation of dingoes stay away from people. Too many people get attacked.
  9. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    The dog is in the riverina NSW and I am not sure what kind of detection but he has proven to have fantastic ball drive, great confidence and boundless energy.
  10. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    Thanks, have spoken with Steve and will be doing further tests on the dog for him.
  11. Military Detection Dogs Contact?

    Could you send me their details? The dog has until wednesday.
  12. Sbts Fighting

    Redirected aggression is a pretty bad type, when a dog is in a worked up state and lashes out it will go things it would not normally go. Here is what happened to me from a dog that redirected aggression. There was someone at the gate then a fight and someone was trying to break it up and the dog stopped attacking the dog and grabbed me. I still have the scar. If I was a child or had my head closer to the ground I would have been a lot worse off. Don't underestimate the power of redirected aggression. The dog was not mine but went to a behaviourist and is now fine but it wouldn't have been without professional help.
  13. Back in the day 'bad' dogs were culled. Where I grew up no one would try to fix a dog that displayed inappropriate behaviour it was just put down. This meant that the dogs that roamed were normally well-adjusted and nice dogs. There are a lot of dogs around today that would never have made it this long back when I was a child. The above coupled with a change in social practices, more congested living and the law makes dogs more confined and dogs that used to get their exercise and socialisation by roaming the street or playing in huge backyards are now confined and isolated in much smaller areas which can lead to issues.
  14. Serious Dingo Attack - Fraser Island

    This is going to happen when people don't follow rules and wild animals with wild instincts become emboldened.
  15. Bondi Vet "sachi" Dog Attack Victim

    I yell incoherent gibberish until it leaves. :laugh:
  16. Bondi Vet "sachi" Dog Attack Victim

    I was walking my two large dogs up a deserted road yesterday and got rushed by a JRT. My dogs are used to small annoying yappy dogs so ignored it. I yelled at it and it ran back down the driveway it had come from. I always think what if my dogs were reactive back? It would be very different than two calm large dogs ignoring a very aggressive small dog who was persistent and took a while to go away. People need to control their dogs no matter the size and not make excuses based on breed, size, age or history. Bottom line if you have to make excuses because you can't control your dog's behaviour then you stop taking it to those places until you can control it. That simple really.
  17. Answering The Big Question.....

    I loved the Shiba Inu that just grabbed it straight away lol
  18. Well I hope it works out.
  19. I think they bonded as they bond to poultry, bonding to tiny little mouse/rat like creatures is another thing. I'm not saying it can't be done, I'm just saying that there are so many things that could not work. MUP I think you have it wrong - Ive seen them in some extra ordinary situations and if I asked them to guard a mouse family they would. I worry about the other native animals that they haven't been introduced to. If they do it wrong they'll screw up the entire ecosystem. They're going to have to bond them to every animal that is meant to be in the environment and just not ferals. That's a lot of animals. Not true - they dont bond with the others - simply see them as normal. I have a couple that work in a wallaby refuge and accept what is normal but are bonded to the wallabies they dont clear the area of everything else - just what is a threat and not seen as normal. Same here they allow the native birds and frogs , the maggies free movement but take out a crow in a heart beat. But wouldn't putting in sheep bond them to the sheep and not the bandicoot? And how about letting them guard in wilderness? I can see them going misssing or leaving the area to make more territory.
  20. I think they bonded as they bond to poultry, bonding to tiny little mouse/rat like creatures is another thing. I'm not saying it can't be done, I'm just saying that there are so many things that could not work. MUP I think you have it wrong - Ive seen them in some extra ordinary situations and if I asked them to guard a mouse family they would. I worry about the other native animals that they haven't been introduced to. If they do it wrong they'll screw up the entire ecosystem. They're going to have to bond them to every animal that is meant to be in the environment and just not ferals. That's a lot of animals.
  21. I think they bonded as they bond to poultry, bonding to tiny little mouse/rat like creatures is another thing. I'm not saying it can't be done, I'm just saying that there are so many things that could not work.
  22. I think they should try but I have serious doubts it will work is all. Goodluck to them.
  23. I can see them bonding to the sheep and not the bandicoots. Like a maremma bonding to the sheep in the field but not the field mice.
  24. I hope it works but I have my doubts due to the natural fearful nature of the bandicoot, it'll be hard for the maremma to bond to. Also int he wilderness with no fences the maremma will naturally try to extend its territory and could be lost or not protect the right area. Also maremmas did kill a few birds on that island when they first started I believe.
  25. Meeting Scary Dogs

    Making a movie about pitbulls would be a terrible idea, imagine how many more would be bred due to popularity and the unsuitable homes they'd go to....
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