Bukka and Josh, our barn dogs


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Picture of Bukka and Josh, our barn dogs, a male Great Pyrenees

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"I'm so busted!"


Age: 7 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 100+ lbs
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Even More Busted!!

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"Even More Busted!!"

Bukka, on his last morning

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"Bukka, on his last morning"

Thanks for the snow photos, Aunt Susan!

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"Thanks for the snow photos, Aunt Susan!"

Josh heading up to the hay loft

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"Josh heading up to the hay loft"

Josh  communing with Cleo the barn cat in the hay loft window

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"Josh communing with Cleo the barn cat in the hay loft window"

Josh working really hard, as usual!

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"Josh working really hard, as usual!"

Bukka REALLY working

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"Bukka REALLY working"

Josh looking happy!

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"Josh looking happy!"

Fleck looks so relieved to have that big baby out of her!

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"Fleck looks so relieved to have that big baby out of her!"

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Nicknames:
Big Galoots, Fuzzy Ottomans

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
May 12th 2007

Likes:
Thick straw to sleep in, a brother to play with and laying in the snow.

Pet-Peeves:
Coyotes! We haven't seen any, but we hear them on the hill near our home.

Favorite Toy:
A big blue Jolly Ball. Sticks in their field, They lost their nylabones somewhere in the straw.

Favorite Food:
Any, but they love bully sticks to chew on. They get Eagle Pack Large Breed dry food.

Favorite Walk:
Around their fenced pasture. They are not leash-trained and almost never leave the pasture. When cars drive by (right next to their pasture) they chase the cars by running alongside, inside their fence.

Best Tricks:
Escaping from our barn by pushing on the large sliding door! We let them roam free (inside the fence) after their second barn escape the next night.

Arrival Story:
These are the first dogs we have bought from a breeder (the others are all rescues), our first working dogs and our first outdoor dogs. They will live in our barn and guard our alpacas.

Bio:
Bukka and Josh came from a breeder in Nebraska. My husband met her in Cheyenne (WY), the halfway point, and drove them home last night.

Forums Motto:
Watcha got? I'll guard it!

Blues connection:
Bukka (pronounced "Book a") White was a Delta Blues musician, possibly related to BB King. Josh White was a Blues songster/performer.

Bukka:
He's a bit larger and less dominant. We cannot pet him in front of Josh, because Josh will attack him. Bukka is an "old soul " and he looks it.

Josh:
He's smaller and was more shy, but he warmed up very quickly. He dominates Bukka and wants to eat ALL the food.

Coloring:
They are badger colored (with brown markings), not pure white like some Great Pyrs. Bukka's markings are scattered, but Josh has a big spot on his side.

Josh's estimated weight:
100 p0unds

Bukka's estimated weight:
110 pounds

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October 26th 2007 More than 7 years!

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Snow has melted...

April 24th 2011 6:40 pm
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Now I can't slip out of the pasture anymore. Stuck here until next winter..Glad I got some large game bones to chew on for a few days.


Wishing it would snow again
Josh

 

Dang! I've been busted!!

November 14th 2010 8:21 pm
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Dad took a picture of me with Cleo the cat curled up on me while I was asleep on the ground. I tried to wake up and shake her off but he got them. He is threatening to post it as well. My credibility will be shot!! Dogsters, what am I to do????

Afraid the coyotes will laugh at me.
Josh

 

I think he's nuts... but I like it!

October 20th 2010 5:52 pm
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Dad and I have this new game we play when he comes into the girl's pen. We stop, look at each other, he crouches down then we bound towards each other then I run around a couple of hay troughs. We do this a couple of times then he scratches my ears then my butt ( I like my butt scratched!), then my chest and tells me how good a boy I am. Not sure if he's feelin' ok, but I enjoy it. Maybe it's because I have been a good boy. HMMM. Being good=Daddy playing with me and giving me attention. I hope I can keep this up!

 
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