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Old 12-05-2011, 04:03 AM
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Exclamation (Re)Introduction!

Hey guys!

I'm Tox! I signed up on here two years ago but never got active since I post on the Craigslist Pet Forum mainly. I noticed I first came here when my male dog was 10 months old and I wasn't even sure what breed he was - I was trying to get opinions from the internet...

Well, he's now a (still) gorgeous, happy, healthy 3 year old, and I've been sure of his mix for a while. He also became a big brother in September when I decided to take a leap and upgrade to a double-dog household, after only having solo dogs thus far. It's been an experience (luckily I tried my hand at fostering for my local Animal Control and Humane Society beforehand to make sure I can handle two dogs - also tried a cat but quickly reaffirmed the idea that I'm a dog person!!) We're finally getting into a rhythm and I must say my little girl has been the perfect addition and compliment to my boy.

A little more about me... I'm a 24, female, grad student in Indianapolis, IN. I live downtown, I part-time nanny for a family with 4 boys (ages 11-18months) and a border collie... they also had a Bernese Mt. Dog that they unfortunately rehomed this year and really affected me because I'd watched her from the time she was 8 weeks old. As a result, started dog walking for a guy with two gentle giants because I missed having a big, fluffy "people dog" around - now I got two of them!

I'm also a hobby photographer; my need to documenting my current dogs' lives drove me to learn how to take better pictures of them, and it's slowly evolved into an addiction lol. I noticed quite a few fellow photographers on the forum so I'm excited to swap notes and pictures.

Anyway, some of you might've seen my husky/aussie Haiku (Hike) around:

And my newer addition, 8 month old Wicca (Wick), also a herding husky mix, although I have NO idea what exactly is in there to account for those ears. She often gets dingo/African wild dog/fox guesses:

I've been lurk-reading the last few days and I LOVE the people and dogs on this forum, so I'm gonna try to really stick around this time and get to know everyone, if you'll have us!

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Old 12-05-2011, 10:06 AM
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Welcome back! Both of your dogs are adorable!
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:09 AM
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:41 AM
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Your dogs are both gorgeous!

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Old 12-05-2011, 12:42 PM
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Omg both of your dogs are absolutely gorgeous!!!!
Joey- Ibizan Hound
Cricket- Mexican Street dog (we think Xolo mix)
Bamm- BC mix
Itztli- Standard size coated Xoloitzcuintli

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Old 12-05-2011, 01:05 PM
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Welcome back! I love your dogs, they are way too cute!
..~Lacey, Nikko & Nora~
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Old 12-05-2011, 07:30 PM
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welcome back--now stick around for awhile!
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Old 12-05-2011, 08:39 PM
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...your two are gorgeous!
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A gold brick wrapped with a twist of lemon...

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Old 12-06-2011, 12:02 AM
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Welcome back and please, feel free to inundate us with pictures.

I've seen another dog with ears like Wick's, though we had zero idea what he was.
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:35 AM
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Waitaminute... is that YOUR dog in your sig gif? I saw it on another site and thought it was hilarious!

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