Harper


Weimaraner
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Age: 13 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 100+ lbs

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Nicknames:
Harp, Big dog, "Sneaky Pete"

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

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Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
March 27th 2001

Likes:
Swimming, hunting pheasants, chasing and eating insects- to include bees, looking for cows while riding in the car.

Pet-Peeves:
His brother- Chase (Weim) -"Can we give him back?" Also dislikes anyone touching his feet.

Favorite Toy:
Anything that squeaks-especially his "bad" Cuz ball, anything he can fetch in the water.

Favorite Food:
Cheese please! & Anything else mom & dad leave out on the counter- fortune cookies, guacamole (what a mess!), whole loafs of bread, marinating steaks (yum!), chips, shrimp...

Favorite Walk:
Hunting pheasants, woods

Best Tricks:
carrying the mail, getting attention by whining really loudly, hogging the couch, hunting birds, stealing the pillows in bed.

Arrival Story:
Purchased from a local Farm as a young pup. _________________________________ Please consider adoption an option: IL Bird Dog Rescue or Heartland Weimaraner Rescue

Bio:
Harper is like having a 3 year old child. He is just about as smart as they come. We have to talk in code or when he's not around because he's figured out all of the human words for all of the things that he likes. He is very demanding and in constant need of attention. We got him a brother- Olley because he had major issues with separation anxiety, which Weims are prone to. If he wants our attention he grabs objects that he thinks we like and shakes them- such as clothing, mail, dish towels, christmas ornaments, or newspapers (which he shreds). We've found that ignoring this behavior is the best policy and the objects that he grabs usually survive. To keep him and the rest of our pack busy we go to the dog park, take them swimming, for car rides just about everywhere, and hunting in the fall - which is Harper's favorite. Last year, at age 4, Harper was diagnosed w/ severe spondylosis (a degenerative spine/back condition)- with supplements and acupuncture he is now doing great. If your dog has spondylosis come join our "got spondylosis?" group!

Forums Motto:
Got Birds?

The Groups I'm In:
!WATER DOGS!, ***Pointers PLUS***, 100+ pounders club.."Large and in charge", Got Spondylosis?, Hunting Dogs Rock, Nebraska and Iowa Dogs Unite!, PURRS N WOOFS VILLAGE, Vizslas and Weimaraners two wonderful breeds, Wacky Weimaraners!, Weim-A-Thon 2008, Weimaraner World Domination Organization, weimars "r" us

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Ticks- anyone using a spray preventative?

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I've Been On Dogster Since:
June 8th 2006 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
326047


Meet my family
OlleyChase

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Large and in charge


Tag Game - I've been tagged!

May 26th 2007 7:28 am
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Well, I've been tagged by Thomas (tea bag) Pickles #289143
so here it goes!

The Rules
(Hint: Copy and paste the rules so you don't have to type them again):

Each player starts with seven random facts about themselves. Dogs who are tagged, need to post in their diary the rules and their 7 pawsome facts. Then choose 7 dogs to tag and list their names. Don’t forget to bark them a pmail that they have been tagged and to read your diary, or, send them a fun Rosette announcing they've been Tagged!


7 facts about me:

1. I'm a great swimmer and love the water!

2. My tail is docked very short for a weim. Chase's is too!

3. I love to hunt pheasants in the fall and am good at flushing them when Poppa tells me to.

4. I have a condition called spondylosis- where some of the vertabrae in my spine are fusing together.

5. I love people food and steal it off of the counter when I can- especially bread!

6. I hate having my feet touched.

7. When I sleep on the bed I put my head on the pillow like a person does.

Here are my 7 tagged pals:

Chase - 326057
Webster - 318183
Pinky - 451819
Lena - 448496
Zak - 469083
Star - 463008
River - 487107

 

Stung on my Bee-hind, ouch!

September 21st 2006 12:00 am
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Yesterday as I was hanging out in the yard minding my own business I was attacked by a bee. I usually try to eat all of the flying insects that I see- including bees, but this one snuck up behind me. And yes, he stung me you know where- on my behind right next to my tail! I didn't yelp because I'm a tough guy- but I wimpered a little and was trying to turn around and see where he was because it really really hurt. Everyone thought I was being silly, but then they noticed the bee still stuck to my bum and mom flicked it off. Wow, thanks mom. I was definately walking funny for awhile and I tried to lick where the bee stung me but I couldn't reach it. I had a lump for a few hours, but now I'm fine. If you see any bees in your yard try to stay away or else make sure you eat them before they sneak up and sting you from behind.

 

Love those Krispy Treats

July 29th 2006 6:44 am
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Last week was Olley's birthday. So momma made him some Rice Krispy treats and we each got a piece. I love those krispy treats. So when momma and poppa went out to breakfast one morning, I saw the pan of Krispy treats on the counter and took action. It did take some skill to remove the lid and even though it was a glass pan I didn't break it because it fell into the recycling bin. There was about 2/3 of the pan of treats left and I ate them all- I even licked all of the gooey marshmallow stuff from the bottom of the pan. I didn't share with my brothers at all- they were all mine. When momma and poppa got home they said "Harper, what's on your nose?" Well it was one little Rice Krispy stuck to the top of my nose that I couldn't reach with my tongue. That little krispy gave me away and instantly they knew what I had done. Poppa was really mad beacuse he likes Krispy treats too and I didn't save him any. Momma was just happy that I didn't break her pan. Dogs 2 vs. Momma 0

 
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