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LGD Puppies due in August

Discussion in 'Livestock Guardians' started by secuono, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. Dec 8, 2016
    babsbag

    babsbag Herd Master

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    I know someone that trims her Pyrs coat every spring and then it is long again for the winter. I have mixed feelings on that as I have been told that the coat actually insulates them in the summer as well. :idunno I have both a short haired and a long haired LGD and it gets PLENTY hot here, but no humidity. I prefer the short hair as it makes me cooler looking at her. :lol::hugs
     
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  2. Dec 8, 2016
    Bruce

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    The people that gave us the 2 alpacas have a GP, NOT trained as an LGD. The man insists on getting him shaved every spring even though it is inadvisable based on what I have read. The lady can't convince him otherwise.
     
  3. Dec 8, 2016
    secuono

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    I spend all spring carefully brushing out the undercoat. Female lays down for her sessions, male tends to flop arround impatiently, but his coat comes out easier. It's crazy just how much fur they have! They get visually tired and too hot if all that fluff doesn't come out.
    I can't stand it when people don't brush them and say mats are supposed to happen....


    Since there's no interest in the last pup, I can take my time figuring out who is the better guard.
     
  4. Dec 8, 2016
    Bruce

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    Maybe that is why Paul gets Aslan shaved, he doesn't want to deal with all that hair!
     
  5. Dec 8, 2016
    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    Have you thought about keeping both girls?
     
  6. Dec 10, 2016
    secuono

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    Yup, Orange is a sheepdog, lol.
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    Marley is bossy.
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  7. Dec 10, 2016
    secuono

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    Orange watching grumpy Marley.
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  8. Dec 11, 2016
    secuono

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  9. Dec 16, 2016
    secuono

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    Looks like the final pup may have a home lined up.
     
  10. Dec 16, 2016
    Bruce

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    Which one are you keeping? And did you let the people taking the other decide which they wanted or did you just tell them which was available?
     
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