Farley -smooth coat, airplane ears!
Posted 14 October 2013 - 11:03 PM
Posted 15 October 2013 - 08:47 AM
Somewhere in Idaho, there is a sighthound that wants his ear's back! Beautiful dog! He reminds me a bit of my Ladybird, mixed bc/somekindofhound/terrier/???
Posted 16 October 2013 - 01:01 AM
Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:26 PM
Farley is 6 months old. He was a rescue that came from a backyard breeder. The owner of the parents apparently insisted that the pups were 'purebred', but as far as I know, no one saw the parents, and apparantly there was an intact male Lab on the property as well. I doubt they were careful with the Mother when she was in heat. Who knows what other intact males may have lived nearby? He is a sweet boy, very gentle, very calm, and I love to watch him swivel those 'beagle ears' as if they were antennae!
Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:30 PM
Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:10 PM
Odd that they docked his tail, did they think he was an Aussie? Farley looks/sounds like a great boy though, congrats on rescuing him!
Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:35 PM
Apparently they were adamant that he was 'purebred Border Collie'. I have no idea why they docked it - but they did it themselves - no Vet involved - and it is only about 1 inch long. It was in a terrible mess when we got him. Took quite a while to heal up. Poor little guy's whole back end wags when he tries to wag that tiny stub! LOL
Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:18 PM
In some parts of the country its normal practice to dock a Border Collie's tail. I see it in dogs from eastern Washington and Oregon all the time.
Farley is darling. I love me some airplane ears!
"one dog shy of a crazy dog lady..."
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