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Old 02-07-2020, 11:05 AM
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Ha! That's great! I have one and she is...By FAR...the most athletic agile dog I have ever known. She can manipulate her body mid air in the blink of an eye. Smart as well. She's a dirty nasty dog, perfectly content licking her cooch all day long and tearing apart anything that she can get her teeth on, but she's a really neat mutt. Mixed with GSD.
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That's a lot of very effective lethal weapon there.
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We own 2. They are NOT for most people, I steer everyone away from them. They are as smart as they are athletic.
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While that video is indeed awesome, it begs the question!

Why have I never seen this breed included in a "Long Jump" for canines, where a long ramp / launch pad / Pool is used to measure how far they could go?

I would think this breed would shatter all records!
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Ha! That's great! I have one and she is...By FAR...the most athletic agile dog I have ever known. She can manipulate her body mid air in the blink of an eye. Smart as well. She's a dirty nasty dog, perfectly content licking her cooch all day long and tearing apart anything that she can get her teeth on, but she's a really neat mutt. Mixed with GSD.
My cousin in Alabama has a black shepherd that bred with his neighbors MAL. Pups are going quick. It's a "designer dog" breed now. Check the internet.
Trying to breed out the bad hips from the GSD and tone down the high prey drive of the MAL. They are beautiful pups. If I didn't have 2 Mal's already I would be getting a pup.
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How long do these dogs last in that condition? Do you spend 3 years raising/training them, then get 1-2 good, athletic work years out of them and then they are retired or do these dogs have those abilities for years of service?
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Awesome dog... I have a Great Pyrenees, the complete opposite in every way... The announcer at that televised big national dog show introduced the breed as a 'low energy working dog' (I agree) then went on to say "It's like getting a speed bump for in your house"
LOL, was quite the change after having Golden Retrievers, but I still love her... She is very pretty tho, she's on the boat in my sig
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They run up walls ... jeez . You know someone is teaching them to kill , scary .
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We own 2. They are NOT for most people, I steer everyone away from them. They are as smart as they are athletic.
you own two special forces?! Impressive.

What do feed them?
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Amazing.

And on the mikinry channel
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Awesome dog... I have a Great Pyrenees, the complete opposite in every way... The announcer at that televised big national dog show introduced the breed as a 'low energy working dog' (I agree) then went on to say "It's like getting a speed bump for in your house"
LOL, was quite the change after having Golden Retrievers, but I still love her... She is very pretty tho, she's on the boat in my sig
Low energy 99% of the time, but not a good day for anything who gets on the wrong side of one doing its job.
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Originally Posted by spraynet 1 View Post
While that video is indeed awesome, it begs the question!

Why have I never seen this breed included in a "Long Jump" for canines, where a long ramp / launch pad / Pool is used to measure how far they could go?

I would think this breed would shatter all records!
I'm sure the reason is as simple as, they would eat the other dogs in the competition!

Amazing video, thanks for sharing!
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Originally Posted by rocksandblues View Post
you own two special forces?! Impressive.

What do feed them?
Anything they want !
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They also jump out of air planes, friend of mine was in special forces and had one that jumped with him, now he's a state trooper and has a couple that have retired from service as well as one in service, I've seen him work with them and they are everything in the video and more, I would not want to be on his bad side.
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Amazing dog.
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Had one and had to get rid of him. She came at me twice and first time she went after the kids I called it quits. Nasty and mean.
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Had one and had to get rid of him. She came at me twice and first time she went after the kids I called it quits. Nasty and mean.
Yup. Friend of mine had one as a drug sniffer.Crazy aggressive dog.
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Had one and had to get rid of him. She came at me twice and first time she went after the kids I called it quits. Nasty and mean.
Gender dysphoria.
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How long do these dogs last in that condition? Do you spend 3 years raising/training them, then get 1-2 good, athletic work years out of them and then they are retired or do these dogs have those abilities for years of service?
5-6 years depending on the dog. Some are a little less some a little more. They all have different personalities and work ethic. Most Mals have a very high prey drive and want to work hard. Ive seen some that have literally worked themselves to death in high temp climates. They are very intelligent, very athletic and need several hours of exercise a day. If they dont get worked they will destroy your house. I have never heard anyone say "my mal is so lazy". Great dogs but you better be a really experienced dog owner before you even think about owning one.

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