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  • Patricia Noonan
    Have had the same experience with several people I ve taken sailing...lol. I think it has to do with the personality... my little mut spike loves the water
    Message 1 of 18 , Jan 2, 2009
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      Have had the same experience with several people I've taken
      sailing...lol. I think it has to do with the personality...
      my little mut "spike" loves the water and I had another one that just
      loved the boat..
      --- In columbiasailingyachts@yahoogroups.com, "haf_jonsson"
      <haf_jonsson@...> wrote:
      >
      > Happy New Year everyone.
      >
      > Today I went sailing and brought a dog with me. I'm babysitting
      it
      > for my son and for most parts it is fine with me. But on the water
      the
      > animal went nuts. He was squeeling and hauling and trembling in
      fear
      > all the time. I returned early, but as I slid into the slip the
      animal
      > jumped and landed in the water, and nearly got itself squished
      between
      > the boat and the dock.
      > In the past I have sailed with a guy who had a dog and it never
      was
      > trouble. I wonder if different breeds have different hang-ups
      about
      > sailing. This one is an Australian Red Heeler, and is absolutely
      > delightful on the trails. But, on the water it was not happy.
      > My question is: Do different types of dogs adapt more easily
      than
      > others to sailing? The next question is: How do you break a dog in
      to
      > like going sailing?
      >
      > Haf
      >
      > Quintessence, C-28, #388
      > Monterey, CA
      >
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