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« Reply #23540 on: May 11, 2019, 08:31:52 PM »
Kudos to you for giving him a long term home Shield.  :th_thicon_idea:

My big baby, my lovable Bandit!


Another cutie Axxe

ALL my dogs are/were rescues.
The current two were both plucked from the jaws of death by me.

One from Austin shelter (Charli the white one) in 2010
And Astro from Houston shelter in 2017.


So many good dogs to be found at the rescue for sure.



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Most all of ours were either strays that wandered up, or rescues from the local animal shelter.

http://www.texasgunforum.com/index.php?topic=18839.0

Pongo was the last one I rescued from the shelter. We had him about 12 maybe 13 years, and he was about five years old when we got him. So he lived a good long life with us.

Bandit, was stray that wandered up, that for about three weeks I tried to discourage, but he kept coming around, and we befriended each other, and he's been a great dog for the past three years now.

Some that we have now are the puppies of some of the strays that wandered up to the yard.
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The Official Never Ending Post thread! (Post Whore thread)
« Reply #23541 on: May 11, 2019, 08:34:40 PM »
Bandit found YOU he came for a reason.


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« Reply #23542 on: May 11, 2019, 08:52:35 PM »
Bandit found YOU he came for a reason.


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He may have!  :th_thicon_idea:

He's a  great dog too. His biggest problem? He's too big to be a lap dog, which he likes to think he is! about 85 lbs. of lap dog!
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« Reply #23543 on: May 11, 2019, 10:36:06 PM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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« Reply #23544 on: May 12, 2019, 09:45:37 AM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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I hear ya Shield! Bandit is a very affectionate dog towards us, or pretty much anyone that will give him some attention. He loves attention! Pit bulls and other large breed dogs get a bad rap many times. If they could see Bandit, and be around him for any length of time, I think many would revise those opinions about large breed dogs being dangerous. My person opinions, observations and experiences lead me to believe otherwise. There are no bad dog breeds, just bad dog owners.
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« Reply #23545 on: May 12, 2019, 05:15:18 PM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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I hear ya Shield! Bandit is a very affectionate dog towards us, or pretty much anyone that will give him some attention. He loves attention! Pit bulls and other large breed dogs get a bad rap many times. If they could see Bandit, and be around him for any length of time, I think many would revise those opinions about large breed dogs being dangerous. My person opinions, observations and experiences lead me to believe otherwise. There are no bad dog breeds, just bad dog owners.
Last sentence nailed it Axxe.

Charli and Astro are pretty much same way with most people.

My dogs and most dogs are pretty good character judges. Basically if my dogs dont “take” to someone I generally agree


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« Reply #23546 on: May 12, 2019, 05:30:42 PM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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I hear ya Shield! Bandit is a very affectionate dog towards us, or pretty much anyone that will give him some attention. He loves attention! Pit bulls and other large breed dogs get a bad rap many times. If they could see Bandit, and be around him for any length of time, I think many would revise those opinions about large breed dogs being dangerous. My person opinions, observations and experiences lead me to believe otherwise. There are no bad dog breeds, just bad dog owners.
Last sentence nailed it Axxe.

Charli and Astro are pretty much same way with most people.

My dogs and most dogs are pretty good character judges. Basically if my dogs dont “take” to someone I generally agree


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Shield, it's a pretty sure bet, that if my dogs dislike you, it's a sure thing I probably won't like you either!  :wave1:

I'll put 100 times more confidence in one of my dogs than a stranger any day of the week. Dogs have natural ability to "read" people. They can sense things about people that we can't.

Funny story about my brother's Rottweiler he had when the girls were still very young. The would dress her up in dresses and such, ans she would sit at their table and have tea with them! My SIL took some pictures of the three of them sitting around the table, and it was just priceless as well as funny at the same time. Now "Classie" was a Rottweiler who weighed about 100 pounds, and was easily at least twice their weight, but they had her dressed up with a hat and scarf! If I can find the picture, I'll post it up.
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« Reply #23547 on: May 12, 2019, 09:35:21 PM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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I hear ya Shield! Bandit is a very affectionate dog towards us, or pretty much anyone that will give him some attention. He loves attention! Pit bulls and other large breed dogs get a bad rap many times. If they could see Bandit, and be around him for any length of time, I think many would revise those opinions about large breed dogs being dangerous. My person opinions, observations and experiences lead me to believe otherwise. There are no bad dog breeds, just bad dog owners.
Last sentence nailed it Axxe.

Charli and Astro are pretty much same way with most people.

My dogs and most dogs are pretty good character judges. Basically if my dogs dont “take” to someone I generally agree


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Shield, it's a pretty sure bet, that if my dogs dislike you, it's a sure thing I probably won't like you either!  :wave1:

I'll put 100 times more confidence in one of my dogs than a stranger any day of the week. Dogs have natural ability to "read" people. They can sense things about people that we can't.

Funny story about my brother's Rottweiler he had when the girls were still very young. The would dress her up in dresses and such, ans she would sit at their table and have tea with them! My SIL took some pictures of the three of them sitting around the table, and it was just priceless as well as funny at the same time. Now "Classie" was a Rottweiler who weighed about 100 pounds, and was easily at least twice their weight, but they had her dressed up with a hat and scarf! If I can find the picture, I'll post it up.
Dogs will (some anyway) let themselves be subjects of such silliness. When they do they make it funny for sure.


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Re: The Official Never Ending Post thread! (Post Whore thread)
« Reply #23548 on: May 13, 2019, 12:00:49 AM »

Well sometimes ya gotta let um be lap dogs.


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I hear ya Shield! Bandit is a very affectionate dog towards us, or pretty much anyone that will give him some attention. He loves attention! Pit bulls and other large breed dogs get a bad rap many times. If they could see Bandit, and be around him for any length of time, I think many would revise those opinions about large breed dogs being dangerous. My person opinions, observations and experiences lead me to believe otherwise. There are no bad dog breeds, just bad dog owners.
Last sentence nailed it Axxe.

Charli and Astro are pretty much same way with most people.

My dogs and most dogs are pretty good character judges. Basically if my dogs dont “take” to someone I generally agree


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Shield, it's a pretty sure bet, that if my dogs dislike you, it's a sure thing I probably won't like you either!  :wave1:

I'll put 100 times more confidence in one of my dogs than a stranger any day of the week. Dogs have natural ability to "read" people. They can sense things about people that we can't.

Funny story about my brother's Rottweiler he had when the girls were still very young. The would dress her up in dresses and such, ans she would sit at their table and have tea with them! My SIL took some pictures of the three of them sitting around the table, and it was just priceless as well as funny at the same time. Now "Classie" was a Rottweiler who weighed about 100 pounds, and was easily at least twice their weight, but they had her dressed up with a hat and scarf! If I can find the picture, I'll post it up.
Dogs will (some anyway) let themselves be subjects of such silliness. When they do they make it funny for sure.


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Shield, did I mention that Bandit likes George Strait music too!  :wave1: :th_thicon_idea:
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Re: The Official Never Ending Post thread! (Post Whore thread)
« Reply #23549 on: May 15, 2019, 06:52:58 PM »
Just got finished putting up an outside sink next to the back porch. Found a stainless steel double sink on Craigslist that the guy wanted $5 for. He was pretty close, so I gave him a call the other day to see if he still had some of them. He did, so I went and picked one up the other day.

But the faucet leaks! Luckily I have spare one stashed somewhere, and will replace it soon as I locate it. :rocknroll2:
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« Reply #23550 on: May 19, 2019, 01:50:59 PM »
"Hold my beer and watch this!"   :wave1:
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« Reply #23551 on: May 19, 2019, 04:13:25 PM »
“It seemed like a good idea at the time...Your Honor. “
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« Reply #23552 on: May 19, 2019, 09:21:00 PM »
“It seemed like a good idea at the time...Your Honor. “

I have actually used that one with my father many years ago!
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« Reply #23553 on: Yesterday at 04:41:56 PM »
I am either insanely brave, or bravely insane!  :wave1:

"Here hold my beer and watch this!"  :rocknroll2:
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