Map of Rain Mountain and
|Photo Galleries & Documents||Special Topics & Links|
|Northwest Chinook Picnics -- Every year on the 2nd Saturday in August we have a picnic here for all the Chinooks in the West. A good time is had by all.||Chinook Health Database -- Originally started up by Joyce Maley, this contains owner-supplied health information on most all Chinooks being used for breeding today. You can research dogs in your Chinook's pedigree or potential mates you are considering.|
|Libbye Miller, DVM speaks out on the fallacy that mixed breeds are more healthy than purebred dogs.|
Buy a Chinook
-- I play devil's
advocate & reveal some deep dark secrets.
||What Does the Public Think of the Humane Society In of my pet crusades is proving that the Humane Society of the US is NOT what they make themselves out to be in their ads. This video is one of the best and most direct pieces, along with the two pieces linked below, drawing the curtain away from this group of mistaken do-gooders.|
Chinook breeders use a similar Prospective
Owner Questionnaire and this is the Rain Mountain
version. Fill this out and return it to
email@example.com. Email the same address if you have any
problems downloading it.
Sample Ownership Agreement -- This is the typical agreement that buyers will sign when they get a Rain Mountain pup. Each one is a bit different since each family and pup is different.
Now the Rest of the Story" About the Humane Society of the US
to their ads on TV, the The HSUS does NOT support animal care or
They are strictly a lobbying organization, something they neglect to
mention. This article is quite eye opening.
"The Biggest Deception on Television" -- Even more information on the HSUS and how their advertising is so deceptive. People should support their local shelters directly rather than this purely political group.
of Rain Mountain Litters
From the very first litter in 1990 to the most recent litter just
leaving the whelping box, our history is our puppies.
The 2009 Solstice Litter -- Lolo's 3 pups sired by Moonsong Mukilteo Bluejay.
|Chinook Breeders Forum -- A website of material that supports the community of Chinook breeders active today and that recognizes the efforts of those who came before us.|
2011 Serenity Litter
-- Salishan's 7 pups sired by Frontier Brick Raferty.
The 2012 Zen Litter -- Salishan had a second litter before starting an extended vacation from motherhood.
Spay-Neuter Considerations for the Canine Athlete: One Veterinarian's
Extensively revised 2013. by
Chris Zink DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACVSMR -- Is it really good
for our pups if we spay/neuter them at eight weeks old ?
100 Acre Wood Litter -- Lolo's last litter and a
beautiful one at that. We did a dual sire breeding since we were using
a young and unproven stud and I didn't want to miss this last chance
Spice o' Life Litter -- Salishan's 3rd and final litter born April 18th, 2013 consister of six girls and two boys. This surprised me as almost all my previous litters have had more boys than girls.
Neutering Dogs: Effects on Joint Disorders & Cancers in Golden Retrievers. This is a technical but excellent article on the higher incident of cancers and joint problems in a group of Goldens that were neutered or spayed either before 12 months old or after, including the supporting data.
Emma May, from the 2009 Solstice Litter, bred to our Kai. When Emma's
owner's part time job went full time Emma came here to have her four
-- The very correctly structured Hurricane Elizabeth in the Rain, from
the very last ever litter of Hurricane Chinooks, bred to Peter, aka
Moonsong Never Cry Wolf resulted in a single gorgeous boy pup we called
Canine Vaccination Guidelines (2011)
-- The latest recommendations on what and when to give your pup and
adult dog in the way of preventative vaccinations for distemper,
hepatitus, parvovirus, parainfluenza, and rabies.
|Irish Revolutionary Litter
-- Another litter from Elizabeth, this time sired by BrownStone Cascade Mt. Trask produced four big, happy pups.
||Canine Vaccines: The Best Current
Thinking -- A great article by Jessica
Tremayne-Farkas in Veterinary Practice News
on the AAHA Vaccine Guidelines presented in the link above.
|Rain Mountain Dual Titled Dogs -- I'm very proud of our dogs that are both beautiful and excel in performance sports. I'm proud to be the breeder of more dual titled dogs than any other.|
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