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Re: Rabbits NOW dogs

we have full breed chows here, and they would not give
a second thought to 'chowing on you' in a heartbeat.
It has a lot to do with how they are raised. These
where trained to do this (no speach, not my doing,
yard security dogs). These dogs are well fed and cared
for and are very friendly towards me at least.

We had an oops here, and puppies a couple of years
ago. A friend of mine has one of the dogs, and
although the parents are attack dogs, his is a
wonderful pet. 


--- Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
> Chris, I believe that Chow mixes are much mellower
> than pure breds. 
> Precious has learned to ignore the house cats (10)
> after living with them 
> for over 7 years now.  She will, however, still snap
> at them if they bug 
> her.  She has also 'pinched' my grandchildren, but
> never broken then skin, 
> when they have gotten out of line.  She does seem to
> be a lot calmer, and I 
> know she is older.  She also does not like being
> around tiny, yipping dogs, 
> and would most likely eat them.
> zem
> >
> > Hi Zem,
> >
> >   Did you have any problems with your dog's
> aggressiveness?  Romeo very
> >   much wants to be the pack leader in my house, so
> we've had quite a few
> >   battles of wills so far.  I don't want to break
> his spirit, but he
> >   obviously needs to listen and be respectful of
> things in the house.
> >
> >   I've read that chows are very intelligent (which
> I see in Romeo) and
> >   very set in their ways.  They'll tolerate people
> as long as they can
> >   do what they want.  Romeo sometimes acts that
> way too, but I
> >   hope it's just because he's still in a period of
> adjustment.
> >
> >   On the other hand, this is my first time caring
> for a dog and I really
> >   have no clue what I'm doing.  So we're both
> learning as we go along.  :)
> >
> >   I do have him trained well enough now to ignore
> any creature when
> >   we go for walks, but he loves to chase squirrels
> through the yard
> >   whenever he can.  Since there's a big old oak
> tree out back I'm sure
> >   he'll have a blast when the acorns start
> maturing!
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > http://www.hort.net/gallery/      3690 online
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> > http://www.hort.net/gallery/date/2005-03-20/      
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> >
> >
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