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Discussion in 'Dogs - General Dog Chat' started by xpaeanx, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. xpaeanx

    xpaeanx Active Member

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    So since Dekka brought up the SuperEarth event in another thread, I've been very interested...

    I've been reading a lot about GTG and SuperEarth the past few days... and well... IT SOUNDS REALLY FUN!! I REALLLLLLLYYYYYY want to try it!

    I was thinking about stopping by HomeDepot this weekend to pick up some PVC pipes to make practice agility equipment out of... but I think I may be picking up some plywood too...

    Think I can get a corgi to rat hunt in above ground wooden tunnels? :rofl1: :rofl1:

    There is a Trial comming up in a few weeks down in PA... it's about a 5 hour drive from me... I'm seriously considering making the trip to watch the dogs! :eek:
     
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    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Yes...as long as he can fit in the tunnels. ;)

    They can be great mousers. I see no reason why they wouldn't hunt rats.
     
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    colliewog Collies&Terriers, Oh My!

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    Too bad they can't compete! :(
     
  4. xpaeanx

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    .... knowing my dog, the rat would "squeek" at him and he'd run behind me trying to hide from it. :rolleyes:
     
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    colliewog Collies&Terriers, Oh My!

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    My collies are great ratters ... but underground, we'd have a very big problem! lol
     
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    .... I don't know WHAT you're talking about... he's a purebred JRT... I SWEAR! :rofl1: :rofl1: :rofl1:



    it is too bad though.... :(
     
  7. xpaeanx

    xpaeanx Active Member

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    maybe you should borrow one of lauralin's "mini collies" :rofl1:
     
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    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Since when?

    Last I knew he was a basset hound. :rofl1:
     
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    xpaeanx Active Member

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    That was last week, this is now! :rofl1:
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    I know of a BC who fits down those 9 inch tunnels....

    If you come visit Ont your corgi can compete. NAMBR offers all breed (assuming they fit) earth dog trials now. Of course you would need to visit when there is a trial.
     
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    Performance Content ~
     
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    ooooOOOOOOooooo...... I may have to do just that! :)

    I'm def going to try to get him through some tunnels though... :)


    CP: that's talking about normal corgis... you seem to forget, Mine is the love child of a corgi and an alien! :rofl1:
     
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    :rofl1::rofl1::rofl1:
     
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    :rofl1::rofl1::rofl1:

    Another possibility would be to find earthdog fun days that are open to letting alien mixes participate.
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Lol, I think my mini border collie (ie- the black and white one) would love to do that. She tried to go down a drainage pipe the other day. :rolleyes:
     
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    MafiaPrincess Obvious trollsare Obvious

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    The cockers like rats and fit in a 9 inch tunnel.
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Lol, I think my mini border collie (ie- the black and white one) would love to do that. She tried to go down a drainage pipe the other day. :rolleyes:
     
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    I'm going to try building a "tunnel" and I'll see if I can get him interested... It should be fun to try! :)

    Laur... you can send her up this way, and I'll make a ratter out of her! LOL. oh... my agility instructor just got a pap pup! He's soooooo cute!
     
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    Just sent in entries

    I just sent in entries for the newest member of our canine family...a mini wirehair dachshund we got from a kill shelter. We entered Intro to Quarry because neither one of us has done earthdog before. We've only had him for a month and he's an awesome little dog!

    It should be quite the change from herding/agility/obedience trials. If it's as much fun as I think it will be I'll be building tunnels and buying a rat.
     

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