Friday, March 3, 2017

I'm Ready For Spring

Winter's great. Living in a climate with 4 distinct seasons is great. I'm ready for spring!

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It was a pretty warm day today, perfect for chilling outside with the pups. After all the rain yesterday they needed to stretch their legs. Wish I could go surf or hunt or work on the cabin, but it's tax season. Gotta get that done. Been saying that to myself for a while now anyway.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Boar, Boar, More Boar

Finally had a day without much scheduled, figured I'd be able to play catch up... got home late last night from work in Tokyo, walked the dogs, answered some mail, crashed at 2am. First phone call came in at 7am. Boar in trap. Shot it, bled it.

Got home, thought maybe I could squeeze in a nap somewhere today, but no go. All in all had to deal with 5 boar today. Didn't get much done other than that. Well, did take Karen with me to take a peek at some trapped boar. She's been out with me and Baron a few times, and I know she hunts, but just needs as much experience as I can get her. Here she is seeing trapped boar for the first time today.

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Nice to see that I've got a second gen hunter coming up to take Baron's place when he retires. In other news, bred Baron today to another hunter's female. Hopefully we'll have a litter in a couple months. All you hunters out there waiting for Baron pups, fingers crossed!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NIPPO Member's Magazine

NIPPO member's magazine just arrived a few minutes ago with all the pictures from the Grand National last November.


Masamine Go (Futomi Sou) in 2nd Place


And Kuromasa x Chacha pup, Houki no Shikou Go (Awa Yamainu Sou) in 3rd Place




Monday, February 20, 2017

Two Little Shiba Pups

So I've been asked to find homes for these two little ewoks. These Shiba pups were born on the 3rd of December. They'll be on the small side, especially the red female. She looks like she'll be a very mini Shiba. The temperament on these girls is fantastic, they've cleared their health check and had their first vaccination.


Anyone interested please send me an email at kato.the.walrus@gmail.com
Send me any questions you have, and I'll let you know the total costs.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Slacking and Lacking Sleep

Slacking in the post department again. Lots to post about, maybe more time tomorrow. For starters, another off my instagram. Baron, nanny dog the great.

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And for fun, I guess if pups were kids, this one would be my grandkid. Kuromasa x Chacha pup Kaori had a litter with Chouhou. This is the lone male from the litter, Koto.
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

More Instagram

Just grabbing a bit of my Instagram since I missed posting yesterday, and darn near missed today too. Cutting back on sleep to get things done means blogging is a mean feat.

Masa's in better coat condition and has more bulk than he did at the national. Spring show season kicks off on the 26th.


Here's the big girls a while back getting a bit of play in. That's Sakura (Tosa) and Shura (Tosa/Pit/Mastiff/Cane Corso).


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 In addition to the Shikoku pups that still don't have homes, I've got 6 Shiba pups available as well. 2 females will be here at my place the day after tomorrow, a red and a white. They're both on the small side, with the red one being the cutest tiny Shiba out there. Anyway, I'll probably post video of the other 4 Shiba pups tomorrow.