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        03-12-2013, 10:56 AM
      #11
    Started
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    Originally Posted by wild_spot    
    Thank you! I am really looking forward to having him here, I have a lot of time to spend with him, i'm sure he is going to turn out to be a great mate.

    I do like Jet, that's going on the list! I might pick a few I really like then see what he is like when he gets here :)

    Also, would love some opinions. Would taking him away on a trip a week after he gets here be too much for him? It's the easter long weekend and I would really like to take the chance to go for a drive to a really nice beach, but it is about 5 hours away. I won't go if it will be too much for him, but I would camp where dogs are allowed so he would be with me 24/7. I haven't had a pup this little in a long time!
    Honestly it would be a great bonding time as long as he has had at least his first 2 sets of shots
         
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        03-12-2013, 10:58 AM
      #12
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by Critter sitter    
    Karma ;)
    that a cutie pup
    Is that so the OP can say "I can't wait for karma to bite you in the backside" to people they don't like?
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        03-12-2013, 05:38 PM
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    Trained
    He is an Australian Koolie. They are kind of like the Australian Kelpie or a short coated Border Collie - they are a herding breed and can be used to work cattle, sheep, ducks, etc. they aren't a AKC regained breed so there aren't as many of them around, but there is a registry ad they can be put on the sporting register so you can do agility and herding etc. I would really like to have a go at herding and/or flyball when he is a bit older.

    Loving the name suggestions! I actually don't mind Muddy as a name lol!
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        03-12-2013, 07:04 PM
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    Showing
    I don't know why but when I looked at that handsome pup the name Dooley came to mind.
         
        03-12-2013, 07:04 PM
      #15
    Green Broke
    How old is he going to be when you get him? When I got Remington, the vet said to avoid taking her to places where she could smell other (unknown) dogs poop, as there is a virus that is potentially fatal to puppies. A week after her second set of shots, I was allowed to take her everywhere I wanted too. However, we do live in completely different countries, so maybe it isn't a worry there...? It is called "Canine Parvovirus".
         
        03-12-2013, 07:54 PM
      #16
    Trained
    Dad has suggested Rusty which I like too!

    Yes we have Parvovirus here as well. He will be a bit over eight weeks, and have had his first shot. He will be starting puppy classes as soon as I get him, they only require them to have had their first shot.
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        03-12-2013, 10:38 PM
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    Green Broke
    I really like rusty :)
         
        03-13-2013, 05:03 AM
      #18
    Trained
    Another name idea, I thought of it earlier then dismissed it, but dad suggested it again. In working for a the mining company Rio Tinto. The other worker here called his dog Rio, I could call mine Tinto ha ha! It's actually growing on me!

    So far front runners are rusty, dusty, rev and Tinto!
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        03-14-2013, 01:24 AM
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    Trained
    Just spoke To the breeder, looks like I will be picking him up on the 23rd! Just a bit over a week! I am super excited to meet him.
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