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As some of you may know, I have a brewdog named Bonnie. I've decided to promote her to head brewer. And I've hired her a new assistant - this is Clyde who was found roaming loose in Puerto Rico, and decided a move to SoFla was in order.
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This weekend we met up with an owner of one of Clara’s brothers from their litter. Another brother was supposed to make it but had to cancel last minute. Clara is with the blue harness and Bear in the red one.
Clara is usually nervous the first time around new dogs but quickly warms up. Saturday they saw each other sniffed like dogs do and played without any reservations. It does make you wonder if they remember or can tell they are siblings. Then we let them run off leash and boy did they have fun!! It was awesome and we plan to do this again and hopefully the other brother can make it next time.
 
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Public Service Announcement for anyone in the tropical areas.

Cane toads can kill a dog. I have lots of them in the summer. They have these huge glands behind their eyes that are full of milky toxin - if you squeeze that gland ( I just did the one below), white stuff squirts out. Dogs LOVE to chase them. They come out at night, especially warm rainy weather. They are huge. You'll never see them during the day, but when they are active they leave impressive turds all over the place.

They are non-indigenous. Introduced to florida to fight some bug in the sugar cane plantations in the everglades. Per our usual arrangement, this resulted in a bigger problem (and didn't solve the first). When found, they should be anesthetized then euthanized. Easiest way is overnight refrigeration, followed by overnight freezing. I'm not a fan of killing any living thing, but given the risk, toads have to go.

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Public Service Announcement for anyone in the tropical areas.

Cane toads can kill a dog. I have lots of them in the summer. They have these huge glands behind their eyes that are full of milky toxin - if you squeeze that gland ( I just did the one below), white stuff squirts out. Dogs LOVE to chase them. They come out at night, especially warm rainy weather. They are huge. You'll never see them during the day, but when they are active they leave impressive turds all over the place.

They are non-indigenous. Introduced to florida to fight some bug in the sugar cane plantations in the everglades. Per our usual arrangement, this resulted in a bigger problem (and didn't solve the first). When found, they should be anesthetized then euthanized. Easiest way is overnight refrigeration, followed by overnight freezing. I'm not a fan of killing any living thing, but given the risk, toads have to go.

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I keep 2 x 2 sticks around the outside of the house so I can thump the feckers. If I keep at it early in the summer then I mostly get them under control on my property. I had one dog that was always grabbing the toads. If that happens, grab the garden hose and put it in the dog's mouth, and blast the poison out. Damn dog never learned its lesson 🙄
 

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Public Service Announcement for anyone in the tropical areas.

Cane toads can kill a dog. I have lots of them in the summer. They have these huge glands behind their eyes that are full of milky toxin - if you squeeze that gland ( I just did the one below), white stuff squirts out. Dogs LOVE to chase them. They come out at night, especially warm rainy weather. They are huge. You'll never see them during the day, but when they are active they leave impressive turds all over the place.

They are non-indigenous. Introduced to florida to fight some bug in the sugar cane plantations in the everglades. Per our usual arrangement, this resulted in a bigger problem (and didn't solve the first). When found, they should be anesthetized then euthanized. Easiest way is overnight refrigeration, followed by overnight freezing. I'm not a fan of killing any living thing, but given the risk, toads have to go.

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Are they edible? I love frog legs, but never hear of people eating toads. I suppose I can google it myself, but I'm feeling lazy
 
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Dogs are entropy expediters. Our new 3 month old German Shorthair Pointer (GSP) grabbed a box and dragged it to the other room. Viszla joined her. 5 minutes later, shreds. Pretty much back to wood pulp. No way I can get mad at these two though. I love the sporting dogs.

Last night, GSP entered the house all excited (I have a dog door). I found the Vizsla swimming in the dark pool, night, in the rain, chasing a tree frog in there. Man they are nuts.

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Dogs are entropy expediters. Our new 3 month old German Shorthair Pointer (GSP) grabbed a box and dragged it to the other room. Viszla joined her. 5 minutes later, shreds. Pretty much back to wood pulp. No way I can get mad at these two though. I love the sporting dogs.

Last night, GSP entered the house all excited (I have a dog door). I found the Vizsla swimming in the dark pool, night, in the rain, chasing a tree frog in there. Man they are nuts.

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Your screened pool area would make an awesome catido. :yes:
 

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This is my 2 year old rescue golden - his name is Brewin :) he was given back because of a leg problem, and with a lot of love and surgery we had his leg repaired and he’s living his best life!
 

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Here's my frenchie Gertie.
Wife and I were traveling just before COVID and had her watched by a tech at our vet. She took this awesome shot.
Rockin the Bell's Two Hearted collar...

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She's our first dog, and she's a sweetie. Snores like an old man, farts like one too.
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Sometimes I'm afraid to come look at this thread when I see a new post notification. Afraid one of our beloved brewing buddies has crossed the Rainbow Bridge

But most times, & for a while lately, it's just you guys showing off your dogs, so it's not a very rational fear.

& I'm not going to be the one to break that streak. Here's the Howdy in his jammies with the tail that never stops wagging. Only changes frequency, amplitude & declination angle

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