My pretty girls - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-08-2014, 10:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
LeoRose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Texas Gulf Coast
Posts: 397
Default My pretty girls

The girls 5-7-14 018 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

The girls 5-7-14 024 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

The girls 5-7-14 029 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

The girls 5-7-14 066 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

We went to the marsh on Tuesday.
Cattail Marsh 5-6-14 131 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

We were having a nice, uneventful walk until this showed up.
Cattail Marsh 5-6-14 233 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

Cattail Marsh 5-6-14 239 edit by RBElwell, on Flickr

Yes, that is an alligator. And yes, you'd better believe that we picked up the pace considerably, and practically sprinted the last half mile to the car. All the times we've been out there, this was our first encounter with one of these guys, and I fervently hope it is our last.
__________________
GSD- CA Speed Queen Leontine Von Washateria
Mutt- Ilka Of Pear Orchard Cemetery BN RE CA CGC
Requiescat In Pace ~Lucky Rat Dog CGC~ 2000-2014
LeoRose is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-08-2014, 10:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
LaRen616's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 13,196
Default

Nice photos!

Alligators out of their proper zoo enclosures? I don't think so!
__________________
Lauren

Sinister ~ black GSD 3.11.09
Draven ~ Dalmatian 6.30.13
LaRen616 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 11:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
Elite Member
 
Galathiel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: East Texas
Posts: 1,196
Default

You got some beautiful pictures!!! and beautiful girls. Love that pink collar (can't see the other one that well).
__________________
Xan Varik von Fernheim (born 4/3/13)
Galathiel is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 11:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
LeoRose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Texas Gulf Coast
Posts: 397
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Galathiel View Post
You got some beautiful pictures!!! and beautiful girls. Love that pink collar (can't see the other one that well).
Thanks.

Ilka's leather collar with the studs and hearts is from CaliGirl on Etsy. The martingale style collars are Lola Limited Secret Powers collars. Lola Limited | Lola's Unique Dog Collars & Leashes LLC Leo's Lola collar is the "Egypt" pattern. Her regular collar is just a Petsmart collar.
__________________
GSD- CA Speed Queen Leontine Von Washateria
Mutt- Ilka Of Pear Orchard Cemetery BN RE CA CGC
Requiescat In Pace ~Lucky Rat Dog CGC~ 2000-2014
LeoRose is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 11:45 AM   #5 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
Shade's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Ottawa, ON
Posts: 6,627
Default

Nice photos! I would have hightailed it out of there as well at the sight of that gator, freaky!
__________________
Shanna

My Pack:

Jasmine - Female Miniature Poodle - born Aug 15, 2010
Loker Delgado Von Stalworth - Male GSD - born Jan 26, 2012
Koda & Zazu - 5 year old male cats
Alex - Male Cocker Spaniel (rescue) - RIP Cuddlebug 2007-2010
Shade is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 01:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
Sri
Master Member
 
Sri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 592
Default

Lovely girls! love the pink collar as well.

And for some odd reason I though Alligators dont attack when out of water.
Sri is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 01:20 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
LeoRose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Texas Gulf Coast
Posts: 397
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sri View Post
--------And for some odd reason I though Alligators dont attack when out of water.
While an ambush attack in the water is more common, gators can and will do a land attack, and they are pretty darn fast in a short sprint. Luckily, the closest he (she?) came was about 50 to 60 feet (yeah, WAY too close for comfort), and it stayed in the water when we left. If one does charge you, the best advice is run. Don't bother with trying to zig-zag to avoid it, just flat out RUN.

I don't think we will be going to that end of the marsh any more.
__________________
GSD- CA Speed Queen Leontine Von Washateria
Mutt- Ilka Of Pear Orchard Cemetery BN RE CA CGC
Requiescat In Pace ~Lucky Rat Dog CGC~ 2000-2014
LeoRose is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-08-2014, 01:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
selzer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Denmark, Ohio
Posts: 24,878
Default

Ohio has crappy winters, and rain the rest of the time, but we don't have alligators.

I heard alligators favorite meal is dog.

I wouldn't want to live around them.

Move to Florida and have a nice in ground pool, and find an alligator in it having the time of its life -- no thanks. Live in Ohio, and forget about the pool, because by the time you clean it and get it filled, frost sets in at night and it's too darned cold to swim outside anyway. Buy a membership at the Y and save money. No alligators there either.
__________________
Jenna, RN CGC & Babs, CD RA CGC HIC
Heidi, RA CGC
SG3 Odessa, SchH1, Kkl1, AD
Ninja, RN CGC & Milla, RN CGC
Joy, Star Puppy, RN CGC
Dolly CGC & Bear CGC
Gretta
Hepzibah & Hannah
selzer is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:44 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com