This dog is anything but standard. While Standard Poodle may be it’s breed, this dogs personality goes way beyond friendly, working, and loyal. Yes, as working water dogs, they were depended upon to return from the Lake with the “catch of the day” that “flew” into the water.
Weimaraners, or Weimies for short, were nick named the grey ghost and bred in the 19th century for hunting purposes. These beautiful dogs are runners, graceful, and friendly pets. Hunting keeps them active and tail docking prevents injuries to the tail.
“I’ve spent so many years talking about lame ducks in the White House and Congress, and it’s never occurred to me to find out what the heck it means. It turns out it’s an old English hunting term – something about firing at a duck without quite killing it. In any case, the hobbled duck… Continue reading It Ain’t Lame Duck