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Topic: Search and rescue!
BasBriard

Replies: 2
Views: 1376

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:42 pm   Subject: Search and rescue!
Looks very happy to be working Very Happy What a lovely dog.

Yeah he loves it! Gotta find those humans Wink
Topic: Search and rescue!
BasBriard

Replies: 2
Views: 1376

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Search and rescue!
Hello.

Long since I posted here! I was asking questions a few years back when I was thinking about getting a briard. I got one that is now almost 2,5years old.. long story short Razz

We are curren ...
Topic: Hello again
BasBriard

Replies: 3
Views: 1819

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:08 pm   Subject: Hello again
Hello! I used to write and ask questions here back in 2016. I just thought Id pop in and show off my Briard who since moved in with me and is currently sleeping on the floor as Im writing this.

He ...
Topic: Briard coat questions!
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4267

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:50 pm   Subject: Briard coat questions!
]When you say you have those areas clipped, do you mean cut really short or just somewhat ?

Yes fairly short. I've had 2 strokes, so grooming him at times is a problem, I find having him chipped ...
Topic: Briard coat questions!
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4267

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:44 pm   Subject: Briard coat questions!
Yeah thats no biggie.. "shit happens" as they say =)

Maybe I just thought wrong.

You who clip certain areas of your Briard for coolness - do you reckon it helps? When I read about the ...
Topic: Briard coat questions!
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4267

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:26 pm   Subject: Briard coat questions!
When you say you have those areas clipped, do you mean cut really short or just somewhat ?

Id just imagine that long/thick coat on the "bottom/rear" end so to speak might cause some issu ...
Topic: Briard coat questions!
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4267

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:44 pm   Subject: Briard coat questions!
Hello all you nice people!

My puppy search continues, and I just got a couple questions ive been wondering about.

I dont want to start any discussions about clipping or trimming briard coats or ...
Topic: Happy Birthday to Brion!
BasBriard

Replies: 17
Views: 6908

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:44 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday to Brion!
Well, sadly it does now seem that Brion won't make 13, or indeed probably Christmas. I type this because I don't want to give those kind folk who have so encouraged us with him over the years and take ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:35 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
New update. Seems like I got a good chance of getting a pup now ! Its kinda new so cant say for absolutely sure, but early indications would mean that one would be moving in with me in about two month ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:59 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
An update since Im bored today and thus am planning a bit ahead..

A few more weeks have passed and everything seems good so far. The "mom" is feeling well, and seems to be "growing&q ...
Topic: Got One
BasBriard

Replies: 73
Views: 29253

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:23 pm   Subject: Got One
I love to hear about Ralphs development! Seems youre doing a great job Eggmond! Smile Must be so nice for him to get to be back at a normal weight as well, sounded pretty horrible for me when I heard he ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:06 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
Hopefully the mating "worked", seems probable! Only been 3 weeks so Ill know much more in a few weeks Smile
Topic: Seresto collars
BasBriard

Replies: 17
Views: 10188

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:20 am   Subject: Seresto collars
When you brush a briard, you lift the hair up and brush it down in sections, so you see the skin and can spot them. You can also feel them, so you just have to run your hands over your dog's body regu ...
Topic: Seresto collars
BasBriard

Replies: 17
Views: 10188

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:03 am   Subject: Seresto collars
I've used Bravecto before, seemed good. All ticks that attached died pretty much right away and our dogs did not show any side-effects. Ofc nothing is 100% safe from sideeffects, but ticks are quite a ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:30 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
Ill PM you maxnick!

Ruth: I like following your progress, thanks for posting stories and pics about Finlay! Smile
Topic: Arriving soon
BasBriard

Replies: 5
Views: 3643

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:58 pm   Subject: Arriving soon
Picards are pretty awesome-looking! Here in Sweden they belong to the same breed-club as Briard. Quite unusual tho but Ive seen several at a yearly show, was surprised that they were quite big after a ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:36 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
Update!

Sorry for not replying to your posts, Ive been busy with apartment renovating etc. Actually to keep thinking positive I think it works out decently well that I didnt get a pup from the last ...
Topic: Puppy hunt :D
BasBriard

Replies: 12
Views: 7717

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:13 pm   Subject: Puppy hunt :D
Well, if you don't mind...

I am kinda bored this evening, and thought I'd set a thread going about my continuing search for a Briard Smile

As it stands now I "applied" for two different ...
Topic: Got One
BasBriard

Replies: 73
Views: 29253

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:51 pm   Subject: Got One
Congrats man! Very Happy

I just wonder, 19kg seems like he's very small?

Anyways, best of luck and joy to you!
Topic: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon May 30, 2016 9:26 pm   Subject: Activities and activity level?
So both litters i was waiting for turned out to be just a few pups - and thus I wasnt able to buy one :/ I will keep searching...
Topic: Owning a Briard when older
BasBriard

Replies: 11
Views: 6671

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 9:01 am   Subject: Owning a Briard when older
If I understand it correctly you do have one briard at the present time so youre not alone meanwhile atleast Smile
Topic: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 7:01 pm   Subject: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard, It is interesting to learn about Swedish Briard owners. I spent 3 months in Norway many years ago, staying with a Norwegian family, and I was immensely struck by the wholesomeness and out ...
Topic: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 9:39 pm   Subject: Activities and activity level?
Amanda's list is pretty exhaustive so plenty to choose from there! I will just add that Badger, our Briard/collie cross enjoys jogging with my husband who has also done Park Run with him. At first he ...
Topic: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 7:27 pm   Subject: Activities and activity level?
Its come to my attention that I might not have been so clear in my first post.. Of course I will wait until the pup is developed enough and x-rayed for HD etc before any harder physical stuff. I wont ...
Topic: Activities and activity level?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 12:49 pm   Subject: Activities and activity level?
Hey!

So im in line for a briard pup as Ive already said in other threads.

Meanwhile Im reading up on stuff, going to a briard meet soon etc to gather even more experiences and knowledge about t ...
Topic: Will anyone speak to me at the Fun Weekend?
BasBriard

Replies: 10
Views: 3762

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:01 am   Subject: Will anyone speak to me at the Fun Weekend?
I wonder if anyone of you feel like clipping your Briard has led to any changes in the coat structure or quality? Ive heard contrasting opinions on this..
Topic: Reading up on puppy training
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 3417

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:17 am   Subject: Reading up on puppy training
Less than a week now until one of the ultrasounds, will be interesting to hear about Smile I have heard tho that you cant tell amount or sex of the pups at the US, but atleast it should kinda confirm tha ...
Topic: Reading up on puppy training
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 3417

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:15 pm   Subject: Reading up on puppy training
I have "applied" for a male pup now from two different breeders, fingers crossed that they will actually give birth, and to enough pups that I would get to buy one Smile Well see in a couple of ...
Topic: Reading up on puppy training
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 3417

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:33 pm   Subject: Reading up on puppy training
Thanks for the answer. I am absolutely not rushing anything, as I dont even know when or if I will get a pup yet, Im just thinking, planning and speculating at this point. I will not do anything that ...
Topic: Meet Finlay
BasBriard

Replies: 47
Views: 16332

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:04 pm   Subject: Meet Finlay
Sounds great!

50kg at the skinniest sounds pretty huge ! Razz Then again, Id love that as I generally like larger dogs (I have not really considered many smaller breeds than the Briard, I think its ...
Topic: Reading up on puppy training
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 3417

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:49 pm   Subject: Reading up on puppy training
I can highly recommend 2 books: "The Perfect Puppy" by Gwen Bailey and "100 Ways to Train the Perfect Dog" by Sarah Fisher and Marie Miller. Both use positive reward-based training ...
Topic: Reading up on puppy training
BasBriard

Replies: 8
Views: 3417

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:00 am   Subject: Reading up on puppy training
Hey!

So, despite being shaggy with long fur, creating potential messes inside my home, I am leaning quite heavily towards getting a Briard this summer. Been in contact with two breeders that are ha ...
Topic: Meet Finlay
BasBriard

Replies: 47
Views: 16332

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:44 am   Subject: Meet Finlay
I WANT ONE Smile

Haha. On a tiny bit more serious note, reading this thread makes me only so much more set on getting a Briard this summer. I have already gotten contact with an awesome breeder over h ...
Topic: About dirt. And stuff.
BasBriard

Replies: 9
Views: 5017

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:33 pm   Subject: About dirt. And stuff.
Lol indeed, we dont really need rainclothes or an umbrella on a rainy but warm summers day either, but it can still be convenient.

I have my eyes on a planned summer litter now btw, that seems real ...
Topic: About dirt. And stuff.
BasBriard

Replies: 9
Views: 5017

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:18 pm   Subject: About dirt. And stuff.
Hey thanks alot for the replies! Smile

My mentality regarding the grooming part is that it will work, my plan would be that I'd groom the pup regularly even though its not needed maybe early on. It wo ...
 

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