Jinx- Australian Shepherd

Discussion in 'Meet the Dogs' started by Anneke, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Anneke Honored Member

    Name: Tearaway's Kiss Me Quick, Jinx in regular life;)
    Breed: Australian Shepherd
    Colour: Blue Merle with tan
    Sex: female
    D.O.B.: may 5 2010
    Character: Jinx is a very friendly, outgoing dog. She just loves people and will go to anyone who even looks at her. She loves to cuddle. And she is always ready to do things.
    Favorite toys: frisbee(but she doesn't get to play freely with that), tennisball, JW Hol-ee ball
    Favorite activity: playing frisbee, agility
    Problems: off leash recall

    Jinx's tale:
    After a long search, I came in contact with her breeder and had to wait for her litter to be born. I met her when she was just one week old. Ofcourse I did not know which one of the 8 puppy's I would take home, so for weeks I cuddled all of them. But as the weeks past, the two blue merle girls in the litter had most of my attention. And Jinx was the first to come to me, as soon as I entered the room. I guess I made up my mind after just 4 weeks, but I wanted to be sure, that this little girl was the right one for me. So I didn't make the final choice untill the pups were 6 weeks old.
    And I have no regrets at all! She is my little sunshine. I never thought I would have another soulmate, after my last dog Shane, but I must admit, I lost my heart to her.
    Jinx is my shadow, where I am, she is.
    And we have so much fun together. I can't believe it has almost been three years!!
    Though my trainer said she would be trouble, I have had no problems at all while raising and training her. Maybe because things went so very bad with Cooper, it seemed like a breeze with Jinx, I don't know.
    Well, ofcourse there were some issues... Like eating the cat's food on the dinnertable, standing up there with all four paws... Running off into a field and rounding up about 20 sheep, completely deaf to my call... Jumping up at people, even jumping into the lap of a lady in a scootmobile unexpected...Oh sure, she was only being friendly and the lady didn't mind, but...:oops: :rolleyes:
    But with her big icy blue eyes, she steals the heart of everyone she meets.
    She also likes to stick her nose in places she better not put it... That is how she got bitten by a snake!! Fortunately it wasn't poisinous and all she had was an allergic reaction causing her face to swell up. She learned nothing, by the way, she still sticks her nose in holes and thick bushes:rolleyes:

    Trick list:
    1 Sit
    2 down
    3 stand
    4 stay in any position with distractions
    5 wait(stay where you are, untill I am with you)
    6 come
    7 heelwork
    8 heel(meaning come sit next to me/startposition for heelwork)
    9 left paw
    10 right paw
    11 high 5
    12 high 10
    13 twist(spin right)
    14 turn(spin left)
    15 bow
    16 sit up
    17 speak loud(speak softly/whisper still needs work)
    18 whisper/ speak softly
    19 jump in arms
    20 back stall
    21 flip(jump straight up and turn in the air, while catching a frisbee)
    22 catch a frisbee
    23 teeter totter(agility)
    24 tunnel(agility)
    25 dogwalk(agility)
    26 jump over object(agility)
    27 weavepoles
    28 jump back(her own invention put on cue)
    29 take something to my boyfriend
    30 touch target(hand/post it/targetstick)
    31 touch pilon
    32 say your prayers
    33 weave between legs
    34 figure 8 between legs
    35 peek a boo(come up between my legs from behind)
    35 go to mat(in her case the leash)
    36 Jump over leg
    37 jump over arm
    38 paws up
    39 jump up on object
    40 step in the box
    41 sit in the box
    42 take my socks off
    43 at ease(cross left paw over right paw)
    44 relax (cross right paw over left paw)
    45 roll over
    46 away(circle object counter clockwise)
    47 come by (circle object clockwise)
    48 read a book
    49 polonaise(walk on hindlegs, while front paws are against my back, following me around)
    50 help me up(pulling my arm, while I am laying on the floor
    51 backdoor( backing up through my legs)
    52 Shame
    53 take my sweater off

    4 weeks old and showing off her personality:D

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    2 years old

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    A little vid where Jinx is 9 weeks old

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  2. Evie Experienced Member

    LOL that is the funniest puppy photo ever!!
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  3. southerngirl Honored Member

    Oh my gosh that is the cutest puppy pic. I've ever seen.
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  4. k9 crazed Experienced Member

    Adorable!
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  5. MaryK Honored Member

    Absolutely the cutest!!!!!!!!!!
  6. Dlilly Honored Member

    She was such a cute puppy!! Now she's a talented, beautiful dog. :)
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  7. Gordykins Experienced Member

    Jinx is so pretty! Sounds like she makes friends pretty quickly! It sounds like she is your heart dog. I so believe people can have more than one heart dog in their lifetime. It makes me too sad to think otherwise.
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  8. MaryK Honored Member

    I totally agree Gordykins, I too believe you can have more than one heart dog, and you know who that dog is. Jinx sure is Anneke's heart dog.
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  9. JazzyandVeronica Experienced Member

    She really is a beautiful dog. And what a cute puppy; I just wanted to pick her up and cuddle her!!
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  10. Dogster Honored Member

    She's absolutely gorgeous!!!:love: And she was the cutest puppy!!! (love, love, love the pic and the video!!!:love:) What a great dog!!!:D
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  11. Mutt Experienced Member

    Jinx :love:
    I love her pic when she is 4 weeks old, talking about attitude ;)
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