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Old 04-27-2012, 02:48 PM
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Default Laikas. east siberian vs west?

How are they the same? Different? Has anybody here met one?
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Old 05-07-2012, 05:03 AM
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All I know is West Laikas are more common, East Laikas are rarer. I know a few West Laikas but no Easties! I've heard that ESL's are more of a hunting dog, and highly aggressive toward large animals. This dog is badass (ESL)...

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Old 05-12-2012, 01:03 PM
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purely second hand from the russian guy in VA that breeds WSLs, but the WSL is smaller & more of a tree dog w/ a small game background (sable, squirrel, & lynx). the ESL is bigger w/ a background of hunting big "ground" game like brown bear, moose & tiger. the WSL should also have some stock working ability from the reindeer work done w/ some.
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