Max from CT

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Postby harlowgirl » August 16th, 2010, 9:54 pm

Hi my name is Max and my rednose brindle pit/lab mutt's name is Harlow. she was a rescue dog. I adopted her about 18 months ago. She has come a long way. Originally she would not let any males near her ( with the exception of me) she is now a little more comfortable and trusting. We did an obediance training class and that definetly helped. She listens very well for the most part. my neighbors have a blue nose pure bred and that is Harlows best friend. They are moving this week!!! I know its just a coinsidence, but she has been acting a little funny. She comes to work with me every day. I let her walk around my little office but she always just stays in her open crate behind my desk. If i walk to the copy machine she follows. Anways, she has been a bit more agressive recently. She always barks and growels at guys she doesnt know doesnt/ like but its has been a bit more intense the past week or two.
Ok, so on a seperate note, i have been thinking of adopting a second rescue. Harlow and I went to the local pound and we may have found a great match. We found a male brindle blue nose. Harlow is fixed and the male would also be if he were to be adopted. he is about 8 months old. Very affectionate and friendly. They also played very well toegher. He submitted to her and laid on his back and just let her feel him out. So i guess thats good. I guess im just a little confused. I can afford another dog; I just dont know if its a good idea. But i think it would be fun; and Harlow would definetly like the company.
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Postby pitsnok » August 16th, 2010, 10:15 pm

Awwwww another Harlow! This is the first time I've met another one.

Another dog could help Harlow come out of her shell, or it could end up being a disaster and they would hate each other-- not especially likely since they met already and it seemed to go well, but you never know.
We have two, and have never had any real problems with them. I am actually still really glad we adopted Harlow because she and Degan entertain themselves when we can't.


And also, We love pictures here. :dance:
And before you get approved... where do you live Max? How old are you? Have you always been around pit bulls or was Harlow your first experience??
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Postby harlowgirl » August 16th, 2010, 10:33 pm

So im from New Haven CT. Im 24. i have always been around pitbulls. My parents had a a pitbull growing up (Roxie) that they still have. She is not very animal friendly but she tolerates Harlow. Also, my roommate after college had a pit too his name is Capone. About 6 months after buying my house is when i adopted Harlow.
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Postby ArtGypsy » August 16th, 2010, 10:36 pm

Welcome to PBT !! :wave2:

Thanks for telling us a little more about you and your dog.... :D

As soon as you get approval from the moderators, you can post your question in the appropriate section...
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In the Meantime, PICTURES?? :P
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Postby TheRedQueen » August 16th, 2010, 11:01 pm

Welcome! And yes...she sounds really pretty...pics please! :greenWave:
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Postby iluvk9 » August 17th, 2010, 7:47 am

Welcome to PBT! :wave2:
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Postby PetieMarie22 » August 17th, 2010, 8:53 am

Hello Max. Welcome! :)
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Postby Patch O' Pits » August 22nd, 2010, 4:19 pm

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