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Adapting to the Dramatic Changes Effected By Coronavirus

    Fortunately, Argo recovered quickly and fully without any adverse effects after sustaining a life-threatening bite from an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Thereafter, his life continued as usual with activities that included daily off-leash runs and swims in a variety of beautiful parks where he chased prey on the ground and in the water, along …

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Rattlesnake Bite

  The following is a chronology of events we experienced when Argo was envenomated by an Eastern Diamond Rattlesnake while hiking with us in Northeastern Florida. Tuesday, November 12, 2019: Stan and I were on a trail approaching the end of a hiking trek in the Withlacoochee State Forest in Brooksville, FL. Argo was walking …

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Argo Prowling in the Woods

Vizslas are extremely high energy hunting dogs and we felt it imperative for Argo to run off-leash in a safe, virtually unrestricted environment on a daily basis. Fortunately, there are beautiful parks in and around our area that are populated with trails, trees, water, and a variety of prey so it was easy to begin …

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Argo’s First Few Months

Argo quickly acclimated himself to our home and lifestyle with only one potty accident inside. He wasted little time in subtly trying to manipulate us into doing what he wanted, and for better or worse, didn’t meet with much resistance. After two nights in his crate, he began sleeping in our bed wedging himself between …

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Argo at Juno Beach

We live close to the ocean in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl and began taking Argo to various beaches soon after his vaccinations were completed. It’s a toss-up which he likes better; fetching toss- toys in the surf or chasing prey on the ground and in water, but regardless, he has a blast doing both and fortunately …

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Argo is 6 months old!

Wow! Argo turned 6 months old today. It’s hard to believe but Argo has already been with us for four months; where has the time gone?  He came into our lives like a little tornado that continues increasing in velocity and has completely changed everything… mostly for the best. Argo has grown from a pint-sized …

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Picking up Argo

Saturday, 2/24//18: We left Ft. Lauderdale and spent the night at a hotel in Celebration, FL, a small quaint town adjacent to Orlando. Early the next morning we departed for Dunnellon where Cheswynd Vizsla and owner/ breeders Deby and Fred Brousard are located on ten quiet acres way out in the middle of nowhere. Naturally, …

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The Search for ‘Argo’

Previously, Stan and I respectively owned a Doberman and Dalmatian and wanted a similar size high energy dog. We considered a Vizsla on the recommendation of a good friend who owned one as a family and hunting companion. Among other qualities, he couldn’t stop raving about the dog’s versatility, intelligence, and loyalty. In the early fall of 2017, …

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