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Redbone Coonhound
Picture of Mackenzy, a male Redbone Coonhound

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Age: 15 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:
-purebred-pound dog

February 2nd 2000

When Mac is not treeing squirls or waiting at the Hoff coffee shop for dog treats his favorite thing is running free.

Ferrets should not bite dogs on the nose.

Favorite Toy:
My stuffed animals and when those run out I go for Brooklyn's.

Favorite Food:
What is not a favorite food is a shorter list: pretzels

Favorite Walk:
Any where near a food establishment where people might share.

Best Tricks:
"paw", "other paw"

Arrival Story:
Mackenzie was at the Pinol (CA) pound where he aquired kennel cough. He was young and on his last day there so two kind hearted women from Berkeley paid alot of money to get him out un-neutered. They had a dog with a heart condition so he ended up in ICU at VCA in Oakland. My best friend worked there and knew I loved hunting dogs lived nextdoor and knew he would like room to streach in his cage he could hardly turn around. Will always be head shy. Tried and liked obidience and agility. Was neutered as soon as he was well. They played a joke on me and pickled his parts in a jar so he can be barried intact.

Forums Motto:
Can I have the bed.

The Groups I'm In:
Crazy Coonhounds!

I've Been On Dogster Since:
January 5th 2005 More than 10 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
LumpyBlack Ivy

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Living with ferrets, cat, child is hard

April 8 2007 NYT Mag page 51

May 5th 2007 9:03 pm
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This quote really reminded me of Mac and the changes I've observed in him

"a dog's behavior [is] just hews to and mirrors the environment that it's living in, and there is something deeply reaffirming, hearting in that."

the overall article made me realize that what ever abuse etc he had prior to our owning him was not as significant because it is the environment we provide that impacts him day to day. We have moved four times three within short walks it always makes things different I always hope better.



December 31st 2006 8:50 pm
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I share the couch with everyone. Lumpy is as big a beggar as myself. I hung out at the coffee shop and enjoyed the company of Little Bear.

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