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the wealthy stray

Discussion in 'Rescue & Adoption' started by zoorox, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. MyBuddy

    MyBuddy Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Well, I can see some truth to that but no bones sticking out, please! I can see long and lean and all muscle but geez, when there are bones showing, it drive me nuts. They just look hungry!

     
  2. Apollo

    Apollo Novitiate

    slim and skinny are two different things and this dog is skinny,if i can count the rips,then its to skinny and my grandpa had racing horses and sure they were slimmer then a regular horse,but not skinny,you couldn't count their rips,thats for sure.
     
  3. JanS

    JanS DCF Owner Administrative Staff Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    It made me crazy when a horse "trainer" around here got the notion in everyone's head that the horse has to be skin and bones to behave... His theory must have been if the horse was skinny enough it just didn't have the gumption to fight back. I almost cried when I went to the show barns those few years and saw starving horses, all because one ass had so much clout... :nono: And most of these horses were Quarter Horses that were bred to be muscular and stocky....
     
  4. MyBuddy

    MyBuddy Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    And that's exactly what they think! Don't feed them so they are weak! grrrrrrrrrrrrr The trainer/breeder I got my horses from feed very well and even fattens some up while they are there. He just won't do a lot of grain but he gives them all the hay they want. He knows they need the extra for all the workout they get. A trainer keeping them skinny is no trainer in my book. :mad:
     
  5. hrd2gt

    hrd2gt Well-Known Member

    I agree, i have seen field working dogs, and they arent starved skinny, they are a complete diff body type all together... more greyhound shaped is a way to compare the body diff. Sounded like this guy was just super skinny.
     
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  6. zoorox

    zoorox Notable member

    this dog was way skinny.......the picture doesnt even show it well........I think because of the coat color. but I could lay my fingers almost 2 deep into the gaps between his ribs. the story was told at the rescue meeting and I got hate mail from several folks who told me it WASNT the rich folks dog......I sent them the tag number and told them to call the courthouse lol!!! gezzzzzz
     
  7. Apollo

    Apollo Novitiate

    YOU GOT WHAT????:eek:
    thats unbelieveble,there you can see money talks.dang.
    any news from the dog?
     
  8. MyBuddy

    MyBuddy Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    I don't get it? Why are they sending YOU hate mail? Because you said it was these rich peoples' dog?
     
  9. zoorox

    zoorox Notable member

    yes they where defending the rich folks...........said there was no way it was there dog lol!

    no news on the dog......
     
  10. MLR

    MLR Novitiate

    Some people just have nothing better to do with their time than to criticize someone for caring. Kind of makes you wonder about that particular rescue group doesn't it? Keep up the good work you do Zoo. I love seeing the dobes you've rescued blossom under your care. :)
     
  11. BreesMom

    BreesMom Novitiate

    My feelings exactly!!!
     
  12. hall.christopher

    hall.christopher Novitiate

    Its people like that are up ther own backside and to busy for a poor dog! Little fella needs some luv and attention
     
  13. Apollo

    Apollo Novitiate

    i been thinking of the dog so many times and hope he is doing better and that someone finally takes care of him.shesssssshhhhhhhhhh, you really would think with all that money, it wouldn't be to hard to take care of him.
     

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