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Schlussdibusti
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Schlussdibusti » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:09 pm

very beautiful !
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CaroleBoaz
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by CaroleBoaz » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:53 pm

felixone123 wrote:beautiful boy!! He is looking at you so adoringly.
I think it's more like, "I will sit if you want, but I'm not going to like it!".

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Sugars Mom
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Tell us about yourself: I adopted a Dutch Shepherd mix (without knowing what she was) from the SPCA here in Victoria BC and am now trying to learn everything I can about this breed. My husband and I work from home most of the time so I thought it was time to get a puppy! We have his 2 boys here half the time and we wanted a nice family dog.

Sugar looks like a miniature Dutch Shepherd with floppy ears, and has every ounce of DS traits in her little body!

I hope to learn from other DS owners and share doggy experiences.
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Sugars Mom » Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:15 pm

Boaz is beautiful!

Here are Sugar's eyes
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by CaroleBoaz » Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:30 pm

Boaz's eyes look like that when the light is shining on them.

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alspyce
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Tell us about yourself: I am in New York State. Got my first DS about 14 years ago (more or less as a rescue- lost her in Nov.). After years of GSD's, and a few dogs of other breeds (Rotti/Beauceron/Ger. Shorthaired Pointer/ Yorkie and my current Jack Russell) I now have another DS, 4mo female, no name yet, tho I have a few in mind.
Also have a horse-old quarter horse mare-32.
Can't wait for all the snow to get gone! Spring is coming too slow this year!
Location: Corinth, New York

Re: Eye Color?

Post by alspyce » Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:33 pm

So cute!
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felixone123
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Tell us about yourself: Rescued our first DS male on Dec 27, 2011. Approx 4 yrs. Rescued from NADSR. His name is Odin. Adopted a 2nd DS from NADSR June 27, 2012. Kai - 6 months.
Location: Fishkill, NY

Re: Eye Color?

Post by felixone123 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:49 pm

Sugar - your name suits you!! You are so sweet looking!! I love her little whiskers.
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Dutchringgirl » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:03 pm

wow Carol, He is gorgeous !!!
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Schlussdibusti » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:29 am

Sugar is so cuuuuuute!
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by CaroleBoaz » Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:11 am

Schlussdibusti wrote:Sugar is so cuuuuuute!
Cute baby!

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Tell us about yourself: My name is Katrina, I have 1 dutch shepherd name Merlin. He is a handful and keeps things in our house very interesting and fun :)
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by kchristy » Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:16 pm

Handsome Boaz. I love the tuffs of fur around his neck, he looks extremely huggable. As for Sugar, she is so sweet, I agree her name does fit her well :dssmile:
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Dutchringgirl » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:11 pm

I just want to reach in and kiss Sugars nose!!
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Tell us about yourself: I am in New York State. Got my first DS about 14 years ago (more or less as a rescue- lost her in Nov.). After years of GSD's, and a few dogs of other breeds (Rotti/Beauceron/Ger. Shorthaired Pointer/ Yorkie and my current Jack Russell) I now have another DS, 4mo female, no name yet, tho I have a few in mind.
Also have a horse-old quarter horse mare-32.
Can't wait for all the snow to get gone! Spring is coming too slow this year!
Location: Corinth, New York

Re: Eye Color?

Post by alspyce » Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:44 pm

CaroleBoaz wrote:Here's Boaz's eyes. He's going through a hunky phase. I think he's gotten very handsome in the last month. Of course, I'm bias. :dswink"

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Somehow I missed this when it posted. He is a very handsome boy!
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Tell us about yourself: My name is Anna and i'm 19 years old, I volunteer most of my time and half of which goes to OCAS shelter which is where I found Mina who was 7 months old at the time.
I live in chapel hill, NC. Soon to be near ashville NC as I will be attending Warren Wilson College.
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by MinaHerdershonden » Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:11 am

The longer I have Mina the younger I'm beginning to think she is ;D Oh lord what have I gotten myself into?? LOL
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Tell us about yourself: My name is Anna and i'm 19 years old, I volunteer most of my time and half of which goes to OCAS shelter which is where I found Mina who was 7 months old at the time.
I live in chapel hill, NC. Soon to be near ashville NC as I will be attending Warren Wilson College.
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Re: Eye Color?

Post by MinaHerdershonden » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:29 am

Anyone elses dogs have white nails?? I read in a breed standard that they should have black nails, my girl seems to be close to standard apart from she had white chest markings that might be a hair to much, white nails but for a few small black stripes, and she I think would be considered to have to much black in her top coat.
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by GSDNanny » Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:17 pm

Gosh, these are some of the most stunning photos of the DS; I've got goosebumps just looking at them all! I would have to agree that the amber colored eyes are intimidating goolish looking. My Zip has amber eyes. She also has white on her rear paw, just the tips of the toes like she dipped them in paint. No white on her chest though.

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Tell us about yourself: My name is Anna and i'm 19 years old, I volunteer most of my time and half of which goes to OCAS shelter which is where I found Mina who was 7 months old at the time.
I live in chapel hill, NC. Soon to be near ashville NC as I will be attending Warren Wilson College.
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Re: Eye Color?

Post by MinaHerdershonden » Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:15 pm

Yeah my girl mina has a white stripe across each rear toe not like they are dipped lol just a stripe, ill get a picture of her chest marking, but yeah the white nails are throwing me off couldnt something that minor have been what landed her in the shelter?
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by vneerland » Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:29 pm

MinaHerdershonden wrote:Yeah my girl mina has a white stripe across each rear toe not like they are dipped lol just a stripe, ill get a picture of her chest marking, but yeah the white nails are throwing me off couldnt something that minor have been what landed her in the shelter?
No, I sincerely doubt that anyone out there breeds DS's for the show ring (in the first place) and if they do, a white nail will not get you kicked out or disqualified. It (white nailtip) often goes with the white on a toe, (like a horse with white hooves, when it has white socks) and a little tip is permitted, though not desired.
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Tell us about yourself: My name is Anna and i'm 19 years old, I volunteer most of my time and half of which goes to OCAS shelter which is where I found Mina who was 7 months old at the time.
I live in chapel hill, NC. Soon to be near ashville NC as I will be attending Warren Wilson College.
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Re: Eye Color?

Post by MinaHerdershonden » Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:18 pm

Ok Thanks that was my same thoughts but my parents are trying to come up with a reading apart from pure human stupidity lol funny things is like i said she hardly has any white on her feet but the broken little stripes that look almost grey
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Tell us about yourself: 40 something mom of 3 sons, 2 living....mother of one beagle girl, Puddles age 9 and our yet to be determined "shepherd" type girl Beta, age 2. Beta was rescued from an area no-kill shelter and was assumed to be a GSD/Greyhound mix, perhaps? I sure cannot find anything greyhound about the girl, sought out Brindle Shepherds and came across the DS, and began to wonder.....she is the absolute best dog anyone could want.
Location: kenosha

Re: Eye Color?

Post by lisaanne » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:08 pm

Our Beta looks so much like Eva's "Marco"....except her eyes are a bit more Golden/Chocolate, if that makes sense. I mean, my Beagle has dark brown eyes, while Beta's seem to have a bit more Gold.
Lisa from Kenosha Wisconsin.....
half-way between Chicago and Milwaukee on the heart of Lake Michigan

Mom to Puddles (9 y/o f beagle) and Beta (2 y/o f DS or other shepherd mix?)

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Settled in the south east of France, near the Italian border, I practice Mondioring with my dogs and also dog shows. Looking forward to sharing my passion with you all !!
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Re: Eye Color?

Post by Dark Side » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:17 am

Wow, I haven't necessarily been taking part but I have been reading quite a lot on this forum this morning and I must say I'm very happy to see how fair and objective you all are here. In France, it's difficult to have that type of conversation (for instance about eye colour) as people will get very aggressive if for instance they have a dog with amber / light eyes... I think that is silly, there's the standard, then there are our own tastes and we all agree a dog is far more than just an eye colour but it's great to see we can have that kind of discussion here in a nice polite way ! :)

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