Re: Country Roads & DOGS
Curtis L. Russell wrote:
:: On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 12:48:14 -0400, Badger_South <Badger@South.net>
::: I'm not sure I'm, duh, following you here. What do you mean give up
::: 30lbs. Do you mean have a -bigger- dog to intimidate the chasing
::: dog? Won't they just get into a scrap?
:: The Wolfhound gives up 30 pounds, more or less, to the Newfoundland,
:: but they are both probably going to be enough to intimidate a farm
::: Are Mastiffs notorious chasers, and/or fighters? What about a
::: Rodesian Redback? I saw one of those on the trail the other day.
::: Nice looking dog, very docile and friendly, it seems.
:: The original mastiffs go back to at least the Romans and were guard
:: dogs. Probably the largest breed of dog to ever live, based on
:: various records. Various types of current mastiffs run from 130
:: pounds to 200 plus, so they are definitely in the running for the
:: largest dog you don't want to meet in a dark alley.
But can they keep up with someone riding a bicycle?