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  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 09/09/07, 2:05 pm   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Moses was put to sleep last week. He collapsed due to a ruptured tumor in his stomach which sent his system into a form of toxic shock. He lived 12 happy, healthy active years. He was playing at t ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 12/20/06, 3:27 pm   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Both Cora and Moses are doing great in their new hometown of Nashville TN, though we never see another GWP and get qizzed on what they are all the time. Cora and Moses have become great companions an ...
  Topic: no long hair on coat...
Grant Johnson

Replies: 7
Views: 4119

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/23/05, 2:06 pm   Subject: Coat Variation
We have one wire that looks like a shaggy little wookie and one who has a shorter coat with whiskers... I have read that there is alot of coat variation in GWP's as they are a relatively young breed. ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 07/04/05, 9:51 am   Subject: Thanks Roxie!
Thanks for the good feedback.
I am usually not a poster, but I am enjoying telling this story...
My wife took a bunch of photos of the dogs this week. These are my two favorites:
http://www.bigsmo ...
  Topic: Training questions
Grant Johnson

Replies: 2
Views: 3533

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 06/30/05, 2:31 pm   Subject: Training questions
Our 10 year-old GWP Moses isn't so great around kids as well but he has got better over the years. We do not have kids but we have a couple nieces who Moses now loves. With our nieces it was a matt ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/29/05, 4:55 pm   Subject: Recall...
My wife and I are working real hard on recall obedience with Cora in our fenced back yard, where she can be off-leash. We feel that she has her good and bad moments. If she is on scent she will not ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/27/05, 9:22 am   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Besides Moses being possessive about yard toys, things are going great....
Cora is a bit shy playing with Moses now....
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/22/05, 10:30 am   Subject: After a week....
The dogs are getting along far better than we hoped after a week... They are playing well; playing with toys and sniffing for the little critters tht live under our gardening shed... Moses lets Cora ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/22/05, 10:00 am   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
http://www.bigsmokey.com/dogs.jpg
The ride home from the shelter.
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/17/05, 11:49 am   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
We arrived at the shelter just after they opened, and we met Cora. She is underweight with a demodox might problem on her ears and rump, for which she is getting treatment. She is very friendly, wi ...
  Topic: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
Grant Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 9621

PostForum: Rescue Stories   Posted: 06/17/05, 10:07 am   Subject: A tale of two GWP's (so far....)
We just rescued our second GWP on Tuesday.
But...
This story starts in 1996...
My wife had just moved to Seattle from South Carolina, was looking for a companion and found Moses, a big male Black a ...
  Topic: What is a Draathar?
Grant Johnson

Replies: 15
Views: 7778

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/03, 2:38 pm   Subject: Draathars
Aren't they one and the same?
I have a business associate in Germany and he told me that "draat har" actually means "wire hair", and that GWP is simply the English name for the same breed.
 
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