- Apr 20, 2011
So to ask AlterEgo's question again:
NO CHARGE at all for any of these dogs? CORRECT? No vet. fees, food fees, breeding fees, care fees... etc. Correct?
First come first gets the pick with no charge. Second, third and so on. Correct?
Old School K-9 cops used to say it goes down the leash. I agree!
I should have mentioned that the pups have to be socialized but again in reading past posts I think that with Acira that is covered. But after training you must be prepared to invest 20-30 minutes a day in maintenance training. If you are lazy I once got a Dogo because a family could not handle her. It is a low energy but scary looking (think giant staffordshire terrier) with a built in protect drive. My kids used to ride her and pull available body parts but when anyone came to visit she would " sashsay" over in a calm manner keeping the kids behind her and look the visitor right in the eye. A great dog (bitch) but like all white dogs with a lot of skin problems. Sometimes while watching TV for instance I woud have to make the kids pick up or go to bed etc. and Bonita would look up and appear to be weighing the tone of my voice and body language and then lay back down. Like most of the Mastiff family essentially lazy.
I would be interested in one since we actually looking for a new dog. But I am not sure we can handle it... We had a Boxer female before and long ago a couple 1/2 Doberman 1/2 Vidalata. No problems ever with them. So a kid (8 yr old boy) would be not in danger, are they really that good with kids? They look great though...
But I am in Punta Cana...
"But here, in the DR, I feel you have to concentrate on the important stuff. Not accepting food from anyone but the pack. Not picking up any food in the garden or on the street, etc..."
That is exactly what I was thinking about, to avoid a poisoning. How to show it to the dog? Or does it come with that feature "included" .
And, you say they get educated to a certain degree by you. I also take it that puppies should stay with their mom up to three month old? So they are two weeks old now and would be available like end of December? So how do you decide who can have one? And when?
Yes, the food acceptance thing is a big issue. Is there any way to train the dog to NOT accept food from strangers?