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  •  praenomen, not to sound (3+ / 0-)

    alarming towards that unlucky coon that night you write about, but if you noticed, I wrote that once the hounds got wind of the coon`s scent, that little guy was a trapped up high on a tree.

    He was now at the mercy of the hunters after him. Not too good eh. But that`s what blood hounds do.

    And yes, as we have noticed in many disasters like earth quakes and others, sniffing dogs play a very important role in rescue missions.

    It is good that man has learned that dogs are valuable towards better communications and searching for victims buried under the rubble of downed buildings and such.

    I am sure your daughter is thrilled and happy working with these dogs. It leaves an everlasting impression of anyone who lives everyday contacts with them. I send my best wishes to your daughter.

    Old men tell same old stories

    by Ole Texan on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 06:40:56 AM PST

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    •  I'm sorry, Ole Texan. My comment wasn't (0+ / 0-)

      meant as a form of criticism of you.  Your diary was good.  The group I was with used cane poles to knock the coon from the tree and then the dogs shredded it.  It was not a pleasant scene to watch.

      I love animals...including raccoons.  I have three that visit me regularly and they are very entertaining.

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